Dysart council hears proposal to get rid of…

By James Matthews Giant Hogweed is an invasive plant harmful to people, and there are five patches of it in Dysart et al. Dr. Adam Gorgolewski, the research coordinator at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life…

Election results in

By Vivian Collings The Municipality of Dysart et al and Municipality of Highlands East had tight races for mayor and Ward 1 in the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections.It came down to 58 votes…

Dysart may have to absorb some Wigamog demolition…

By James Matthews (Local Journalism Initiative reporter)Municipality of Dysart et al taxpayers may end up footing some of the cost to tear down the dilapidated Wigamog Inn.The Aurora Group, owners of the Kashaganigamog Lake inn,…

Land owners want Dysart at the water’s edge

By James Matthews (Local Journalism Initiative reporter)Dysart et al will get a legal opinion on what the implications will be in retaining authority under the shoreline preservation bylaw.Steve Stone, Haliburton County’s director of planning, provided…

Opposition grows against proposed Dysart condo development

by James MatthewsA group of residents is lobbying council for the protection of local forests and wetlands against a proposed condo development.The group, Friends of Grass Lake (FGL), has collected more than 900 signatures on…

Future given structure with Dysart Strategic Plan

By Vivian Collings Dysart et al’s first ever Strategic Plan was presented by Strategy Corps employees and approved by members of council during their regular meeting on July 26.It is considered a “living document” that…

Proposed Rogers tower defeated by Dysart council

Concern for future of other proposed tower installations By Vivian Collings Rogers and Fido customers near Minnicock Lake Road and Glamorgan Road will not receive 5G network connectivity by way of a Rogers tower following…

Dysart open to encourage future housing developments

By Darren LumThe multi-unit dwelling by Hot Pond Enterprises Corporation is poised to move forward after a discussion by Dysart et al councillors was held about fee rebate incentives for its development with for 18…

Trash ‘n Treasure gains new lease on life

Renamed New to You Community Yard Sale will have the same spirit, new locationBy Darren Lum The following are news briefs from Dysart et al’s committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday, April 12, held…

Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts thanks BIA

By Chris Drost The following are news briefs from the Municipality of Dysart et al regular council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 22, held virtually. Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts is commending the Haliburton BIA…

Dysart et al approves community safety and wellbeing…

By Stephen Petrick Momentum is growing for Haliburton County’s ambitious community well-being and safety plan, after Dysart et al council approved the project at a recent meeting.County chief administrative officer Mike Rutter delivered a delegation…

Dysart votes for a 3.84% tax increase

By Darren LumRatepayers in Dysart et al will see a tax increase of 3.84 per cent on their next municipal tax bill after council voted at the special meeting on Friday, Feb. 11, held virtually.It’s…

Construction values for Dysart et al hit record…

Building permits valued at almost $100 million in 2021 The following are news briefs from the Municipality of Dysart et al regular council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8, held virtually. By Stephen Petrick Dysart et…

Dysart discusses timeline on site-alteration bylaw

By Darren LumIt didn’t take long for the Municipality of Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts to address the controversy related to the public’s demand for the municipality to protect wetlands such as the one…

Paying attention to food waste

By Chris DrostHow much food waste is your household generating? Have you ever thought why? Did you purchase too much food and it has gone bad? Did you end up not using those leftovers after…

Two charged after rolling stolen car

The Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges against two residents of the Municipality of Dysart et al who allegedly stole a vehicle and rolled it over on Essonville Line…