NEWS --- Mayoral candidates Jarrett Campbell and Wayne Hancock set themselves apart from incumbent Brent Devolin when they told an all-candidates meeting last week they’d halt the planned $10 million S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena upgrade.
ARTS --- Their jewellery has been sold across Canada, at high-end retailers such as Holt Renfrew, Fabrice, KSP and the Ontario Art Gallery. And, now, they’re taking part in their 13th Haliburton County Studio Tour.
NEWS --- Although the sale isn’t finalized, Gardens Retirement Developments Inc. told Dysart councillors this past Monday they hope to build a seniors residence at 1 Sunnyside St. in Haliburton, site of the old Fleming College building.
NEWS --- Economic development, short-term rentals, ice water rescue, better cable and satellite, and the need for more housing were common themes at Highlands East’s allcandidates meeting Sept. 20 at the Lloyd Watson Centre.
NEWS --- People in Algonquin Highlands asked their candidates about improving internet and cell phone service, the Frost Centre, environmental concerns and economic development, specifically in Dorset, during an allcandidates debate last Thursday.