Thursday, July 28, 2016
With the sun setting and the full moon rising overhead, the Gull River will glow with flickering candlelight from a flotilla of lanterns. Adorned with Japanese symbols and images, painted by people to honour loved ones who have passed on, the lanterns ar
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Dominion Hotel, Raven Lake, Highland Ridge long-term care home, The Highland Times newspaper if all of that sounds familiar, it s because the Haliburton Highlands serves as a slightly altered setting for Rosemary McCracken s most recent murder myste
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Haliburton County councillors will be sending a letter to OPP municipal policing bureau superintendent Marc Bedard, taking issue with a recent letter to the editor Bedard sent to the Haliburton Echo.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking amendments to its joint service agreement with Haliburton County, amendments that would cost the county an additional $100,000 or so a year.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Scott s Dam Bridge at Canning Lake will be demolished when the federal government reconstructs the Canning Lake dam.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
It s been talked about for years and in coming weeks, Minden Hills township will put out a tender for the construction of a new fire hall.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Eight times in the first six months of 2016 there were zero ambulances available in Haliburton County, those incidents equating to a total of 12 hours.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Artist Wendy Wood is Keep n It Local, a collection of her paintings inspired by Haliburton County landscapes now on the walls at Wall Flower Studio in downtown Minden.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The concept for us is we re building your home inside our walls, says Peter Brady of Trophy Property Corp. as he makes his way through The Newcastle, the 15-unit condominium complex being built by Greystone Construction in Minden s downtown.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Council will apply for a grant from the federal Enabling Accessibility Fund to construct a new, accessible playground at the Stanhope Park, near the Algonquin Highlands township office along North Shore Road.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Work on the Age-Friendly Master Plan for Haliburton County continues and is requiring more input from the public, says the chairwoman of the Aging Well Committee.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Members of Minden Hills s renewable energy task force presented their renewable energy policy to Haliburton County council on July 27 and it seems like before long, the county s other lower-tier townships may be adopting the policy themselves.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Flooding this spring cost the township about about $65,000, roads superintendent Travis Wilson told councillors.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Haliburton County will be updating the locking system at its three EMS bases. Councillors on the municipality s EMS advisory committee received a report from EMS director and paramedic chief Craig Jones during an Aug. 10 meeting.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The annual Haliburton County Garlic Festival has a new home Abbey Gardens in West Guilford. We re ecstatic, as is Abbey Gardens, to have a partnership between the garlic growers association and Abbey Gardens, says Ron Reid of the Haliburton County G
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Algonquin Highlands township will require an EMS base within its borders before long, says Reeve and County Warden Carol Moffatt.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
A waterfront plan and downtown study for the hamlet of Dorset is complete. The planner for Lake of Bays township presented Algonquin Highlands councillors with the study during their Aug. 11 meeting.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The total fire ban that has been in effect for the townships of Haliburton County has been lifted as of Wednesday, Aug. 17.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale is launching a second constituency referendum, this one on electoral reform.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
On Sunday, Aug. 7, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that the Haliburton Highlands Health Services has been chosen as one of five sites for a rural health hub pilot project.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Parks Canada is accelerating the drawdown on Trent Severn Waterway feeder lakes in Haliburton County as dry conditions continue this summer.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
A finished quilt never quite looks like you imagine when you started, Ellie MacNeil says. It has a life of its own, taking its own shape and form as you work.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Bob Stinson s grandfather once traded his livery business for the Dominion Hotel. The deal didn t last long, however, due to the religious convictions of Stinson s grandmother. She wanted no part of that kind of money, says Bob, who will turn 83 in Se
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Xavier Dulong wakes up in the morning, grabs his bike and makes the one kilometre trip from his home on Highway 118 to a property across from Maple Lake on St. Peter s Road.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Of the 15 collisions Haliburton OPP have responded to since Aug. 8, four have involved animals being struck by vehicles.
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