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Hawks hold their own with best at COSSA

By Darren Lum A two-year layoff amped up the enthusiasm and put the Red Hawks track and field team in a position for success at the COSSA (Central Ontario Secondary School Association) Track and Field…

Dorset Rec Centre remains closed through 2022

The following are brief reports of items discussed at a May 19 meeting of Algonquin Highlands council.  By Sue Tiffin Algonquin Highlands township staff and councillors are getting what Mayor Carol Moffatt called a “tremendous…

Sixth COVID-19 wave has peaked: MOH

The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit board of health meeting held virtually on May 19.  By Sue Tiffin Dr. Natalie Bocking, medical officer of health, gave a…

HHOA completes stocking of area lakes

The Haliburton Highlands Outdoor Association has completed its 2022 Spring stocking of lake and rainbow trout in area lakes. This year the HHOA raised approximately 15,000 lake trout and 20,000 rainbow trout at its hatchery…

Municipal election candidate update 

Registration for Ontario’s municipal elections opened on May 2. Anyone wishing to run for council has until 2 p.m. on Friday, August 19 to file nomination papers. Residents considering or wishing to run for council…

Tourism and business summit rekindles connection

By Vivian Collings The first-annual HaliTAC Tourism and Business Summit forges synergy and a sense of connection among local stakeholders. The summit was created by the Haliburton Tourism Action Committee (HaliTAC) and made possible by…

CHA announces new research effort

Findings will be revealed at meeting on Sept. 10 By Darren Lum The Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners’ Association (CHA) is investing in the future of lake health with an investment of a little more…

Heat-Line featured as a success in BDC study

By Vivian Collings Study says only five per cent of small businesses effectively use the technology available to them to grow their business, and Heat-Line is one of them. Heat-Line was recently featured as a…

Meet your Kinmount community

By Vivian Collings Kinmount invites you to meet some of the devoted volunteers in your community, and maybe grab a burger and win some prizes, on Saturday, May 28. Almost 20 Kinmount organizations are hosting…

Junior Red Hawks advance to COSSA

By Vivian Collings Win or lose, success is found among those who take a challenge and face it as a team. In the pouring rain, the HHSS senior and junior girl’s soccer teams each played…

MH plans for FoodCycler pilot program launch

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports of items discussed at a May 12 meeting of Minden Hills council, held virtually via Zoom and YouTube. After the success of the FoodCycler waste diversion pilot…

Candidates readying for elections  

Provincial election Voters in the Haliburton-Kawartha-Lakes Brock region will have nine candidates to choose from in the upcoming June 2 upcoming provincial election. Gene Balfour, who previously ran in the federal election, will run again…

Return of the Haliburton County Farmers’ Market

By Vivian Collings Haliburton County Farmers’ Markets are back to offer a cultural experience and the opportunity to support your neighbours. The Haliburton County Farmers’ Market will be open in Haliburton on Tuesdays, Stanhope on…

County council pauses on procurement co-ordinator position

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports of items discussed during a May 11 county council committee of the whole meeting held virtually.  A newly created procurement co-ordinator position, a recommendation from the county’s…

Library patrons can pick up free pass to…

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports of items discussed at the May 11 Haliburton County Public Library board meeting, and from a Friends of the HCPL press release.  Ontario Parks Passes can be…

TLDSB offering tutoring in-person and virtually 

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Trillium Lakelands District School Board meeting held at Archie Stouffer Elementary School on May 10.  Tutoring will be offered in-school, after school,…