Friday, April 28, 2017
PEOPLE --- Savannah MacAusland fondly remembers travelling to Haiti when she was 18 years old.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
EDUCATION --- For the past nine years, Grade 10 students at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School have researched local charities and presented their findings to their peers and teacher.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
ENVIRONMENT --- The Dahl family, who donated the Dahl Forest to the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust (HHLT), has been officially recognized for its contribution to habitat conservation by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) ...
Thursday, April 27, 2017
NEWS --- The Government of Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan, announced Monday, which includes a 15 per cent Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST) on home prices in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) won’t have a direct impact on the Highlands.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
HEALTH --- The health unit has sent suspension orders to 750 students across the region it serves—and Haliburton County amounts to almost 20 per cent of that.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
NEWS --- Heat Bank Haliburton County responded to one heat or hydro-related emergency per day this winter, resulting in the busiest season on record.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
NEWS --- For the past seven years, local resident Leora Berman has volunteered her time to deter Canada geese from settling in Head Lake Park and leaving a mess in their wake.
Friday, April 21, 2017
PEOPLE --- Greg Thomas’ world was turned upside down six months ago when his bike was struck by a car on Highway 28 in Faraday Township, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
NEWS --- The Liberals’ pot legalization bill answered basic questions when it was introduced April 13, but there’s a lot to think about for the next 15 months before it passes into law,
Thursday, April 20, 2017
NEWS --- Maple Lake residents are giving Haliburton Septic Pumping owner David Elstone an earful over his application to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) to expand his spreading field in Algonquin Highlands.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
ENTERTAINMENT --- Faithful Forest Festival fans were disappointed when they went online to buy tickets for this summer’s Jim Cuddy Trio concert, only to find them sold out.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
HEALTH --- A newly-established non-profit organization in Haliburton County is lending support to people living with cancer and their primary support person.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
NEWS --- The majority of lakefront property owners need to take a serious look at their shorelines.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
NEWS --- Local reaction that moving court from Minden to Lindsay is out of order continues with MPP Laurie Scott launching a petition against the move.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
NEWS --- The Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation (HHHSF) has found its new executive director.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
NEWS --- After being cancelled last summer, the Forest Festival is back for its 10th year with some high-caliber Canadian talent.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
BUSINESS --- If you’re getting older and thinking about retirement but not sure who’s going to take over the business, an upcoming series may prove helpful.
Friday, April 7, 2017
NEWS --- Concerns about Minden businesses not sorting recyclables from garbage, destined for the Scotch Line landfill, were raised at the March 30 Minden Hills council meeting.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
NEWS --- Minden Hills CAO Lorrie Blanchard said the township will lose $230-a-day for every day the Minden Provincial Offences Act (POA) court is relocated to Lindsay, beginning July 1.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
NEWS --- A proposed zoning bylaw amendment for a biochar facility will be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) on April 21 at the Dysart council chambers.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
NEWS --- Highlands East Reeve Dave Burton’s recovery is going so well that he returned to his seat at the council table on Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
HEALTH --- Public input is needed to help develop a drug strategy to tackle substance abuse in Haliburton County and beyond.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
NEWS --- Haliburton Highlands OPP have charged two men in relation to multiple break and enters in the county that have taken place since last October.
Monday, April 3, 2017
NEWS --- Highlands fire Chief Bill Wingrove has taken an extended leave from the fire department.
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