SIRCH for a better world: smiling faces in…

This summer, laughter will fill the air at schools across Haliburton County, Kawartha Lakes and Muskoka with the return of School’s Cool.Last year, 93 students participated in the program that both prepares children for kindergarten…

SIRCH has high hopes for transportation program

By Stephen Petrick Haliburton County council hopes a new SIRCH-led transportation program will help get people to the employment training they need and eventually address a skilled labour shortage that’s hampering the economy and local…

Grant funding available to local start-ups

By Angelica IngramSince signing up for ShopCloseBuy.ca, Kyla Grexton has been amazed at the local support and assistance she has received. The creator behind Keep Me In Stitchez, Grexton makes handmade baby gifts, blankets, dishcloths…

Local company raises the roof in support of…

When Cory and Melissa Valentini got their roofing business ramped up for the summer season, they wanted to take their success and turn it into success for the whole community.The owner/operators of Up Right Roofing,…

SIRCH to open bistro in Haliburton Village

By Jenn Watt After years of running successful cooking and retail programs around Haliburton County, SIRCH Community Services is expanding, bringing together multiple facets of its operations under one roof and creating a community space.Renovations…