Tuesday, January 5, 2016
The Haliburton County Fair will be condensed into one day and will be held in June rather than August this year. The board for the fair, which is run by the Minden Agricultural Society, recently decided that in 2016 the event will take place on a s
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Ontario is a hub for human trafficking and the sex trade, a report from the province s select committee on sexual violence and harassment has concluded.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Alnoor Gowani was a 13-year-old Grade 8 student when he was given a Junior Citizen of the Year Award from the Ontario Community Newspaper Association in 2009 for saving a drowning man from the Gull River.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Miners Bay resident Jim Love was flabbergasted when he saw a message from a family member supporting a petition encouraging the stemming of refugees to Canada.
Friday, December 18, 2015
After successfully beta testing a music program for people with dementia, Minden s long-term care home will now offer the full video series to residents as part of their activity complement.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Haliburton County residents should expect at least a 3.85 per cent increase in their upper-tier property taxes for 2016.
Friday, December 18, 2015
The Howland Junction trestle bridge, located along the Haliburton County Rail Trail, will require significant work in 2016.
Friday, December 18, 2015
The popular Young Eagles program run out of the Stanhope airport might be in trouble due to a decline in the number of volunteer pilots.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Christmas cards are a lost art for most, but for a pair of childhood neighbours, it s a 62-year-old tradition. Arthur Clarke and David Harding have been sending the same card back and forth since they were 13. Now both 75, the former Toronto neighbours
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
I m overwhelmed each year, says Ron Reid. Reid, who is the co-ordinator of the annual Minden Christmas basket program, is talking about the generosity of the community.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The Ontario Highlands Tourism Organization s Welcome to Nowhere promotional campaign for the regional tourism area encompassing Haliburton County, Hastings and municipalities throughout the Ottawa Valley was a success, according to OHTO s executive dire
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
When Moore Lake Property Owners Association president Ed Russo started cottaging 1999, he didn t think anything was wrong with a bright green lawn stretching down to the water s edge. It was a common sight.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The ground shook as the stone that had encased the Pritchard House for decades fell from its place Monday.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The developer behind the condominium complex under construction on Minden s Newcastle Street began a meeting last week for residents of the building by apologizing for the collapse of a shoring wall at the site Nov. 1.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The Haliburton Highlands Health Services board of directors has ended its relationship with the organization s CEO and president Varouj Eskedjian.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Volunteers from the Lochlin and Irondale halls made a presentation to councillors Dec. 10, requesting that the township pay for operating and capital expenses at the facilities.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Haliburton Highlands Health Services has officially announced that CEO Varouj Eskedjian is leaving the corporation.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
On Wednesday, Dec. 9, officers from the Haliburton Highlands OPP were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision involving a moose. It occurred on Highway 118 at the Muskoka border at approximately 5 a.m.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
My favourite saying is it s basically like giving birth to an elephant, says Irene Davidson Fisher.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Following some public concern over the $2.1 million cost of a centralized electronic records system, reported in the Nov. 3 issue of The Echo, board member Jeffrey Gollob addressed the letters to the editor which mentioned the conditions of area long-term
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
After 34 years located on Water Street, the Beer Store will move to a location along Highway 35 in Minden.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
The contract between the Ontario government and Carillion contains clauses that allow the province to terminate the contract if work is not being performed properly.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
The province says no Syrian refugees will be housed at the Frost Centre, although a local politician was informed the facility was being cleaned and assessed just in case.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Addressing barriers to employment and continuing education such as transportation and affordable child care and housing could help reduce poverty in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Opposition to a proposed salvage yard south of Minden is growing. Only days after a Minden Hills Council meeting where Hunter Creek Estates residents and members of the Gull Lake Cottage Association protested the application for a site-specific zoning
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