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Bancroft braces for flooding

April 22, 2019 By Nate Smelle With more rain expected this week, Bancroft is bracing for what could be the second “100-year flood” in the past six years. Currently, Bancroft’s Cenotaph Park , Riverside Park, Churchill Park and Millennium Park ...

Pancon pulls out of McBride mining project

March 26, 2019 By Nate Smelle In response to overwhelming opposition from the community to the controversial McBride mining project in Limerick Township, Pancontinental Resources ...

County programs aim to fight poverty

March 12, 2019 By Nate Smelle Hastings County’s director of community and human services, Erin Rivers and assistant manager of affordable housing policy and partnerships, ...

Day of Pink aims to end discrimination and bullying

April 16, 2019 By Nate Smelle Each year on April 10, students, teachers and school staff across the country and around the world wear pink ...

Volunteers celebrated

April 16, 2019 By Chris Drost Described by Volunteer Information Quinte’s Irene Halliday as a “fun time with no big speeches,” the volunteer lunch at ...

Climate Strike comes to Bancroft

April 2, 2019 By Nate Smelle Every Friday for the past three weeks millions of students around the world has been skipping school. The reason ...

HH library brings community together

March 19, 2019 By Nate Smelle Walking into the Hastings Highlands Public Library on any given day, it doesn’t take long to notice that it ...

Local autism group looking for mutual support

March 19, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore At the age of two, Erin Browning’s daughter was diagnosed with autism and has been waiting for support ever ...

Citizen science vital to wolf research

March 5, 2019 By Nate Smelle After a month of tracking large canids throughout North Hastings, researchers Hannah Barron and Adrienne Chalaturnyk, of Earthroots, said ...

Commissioner questions government’s intentions

Feb. 19, 2019 By Nate Smelle Ontario’s environmental commissioner Dianne Saxe paid a visit to Hastings County on Thursday, Feb. 14 to share her 2018 ...

Ice climbing festival returns

Feb. 14, 2019 By Nate Smelle Ice climbers from across Canada and the northern United States descended on North Hastings over the weekend to take ...

Community News

Pregnancy care centre celebrates 15 years

April 16, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The Bancroft Pregnancy Care Centre celebrated its 15th anniversary in the community with its annual auction fundraiser on Friday, ...

John Foreman to enter hall of fame

April 2, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore When people talk about local music one name is sure to always pop up, John Foreman. Foreman celebrated his ...

Maynooth school hosts Indigenous games

March 26, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore As the winter sun warmed the schoolyard on Wednesday, March 20, students of Maynooth Public School competed and played ...

BASC’s tree and shrub program greening North Hastings

March 26, 2019 By Nate Smelle Spring is here and once again the Bancroft and Area Stewardship Council is hosting its annual tree and shrub ...

AGB celebrates first show of 2019

March 12, 2019 By Chris Drost Dressed in what could be described as a brightly coloured floral tie, Hugh Monteith, president of the Art Gallery ...

Fire safety in changing weather

Feb. 26, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore During the past few months there have been several fires in the North Hastings area affecting businesses, vehicles and ...

Trails to become a destination in Hastings County

Feb. 19, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The new board, Hastings Destination Trails Inc. is looking for new members. They held their membership drive meeting at ...

Home share off to good start

Feb. 19, 2019 By Chris Drost The volunteers coordinating the new “home share” program in Bancroft with the assistance of North Hastings Community Trust, are ...

Community continues to gather to help family

Feb. 14, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The rough weather of Wednesday, Feb. 6 deterred no one from going to the Army Navy Air Force barn ...

North Hastings community band returns

Jan. 22, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Music has the power to uplift us, make us sad, bring back memories and can even cross language barriers. ...

Sports

Hockey changing for youngest players

The game is changing for young hockey families. Initiate level, tyke and novice players won’t be returning to the same ice dynamics they remember for the next few years.

Bantam Jets all Ontario finalists

The Bierworth Readi-Mix Bantam Jets were on the road Saturday for game three of their series against the Mitchell Meteors. Being down two games to ...

Weekly open gym offered at Bancroft Gems gymnastics

Bancroft Gems Gymnastics students practice their skills as part of the new weekly open gym format, offered every Saturday afternoon to members and non-members alike ...

Bancroft Jets Tykes Win C Championship

On Saturday, March 11 the Bancroft Tykes travelled to Baltimore for the Tyke Year-end Windup. The Tykes won 14-5 in the final C Division Championship. ...

Bantam Jets down in the finals

The Bierworth Readi-Mix Bantam Jets hosted the Mitchell Meteors this weekend for games one and two of their all Ontario finals. Saturday, the Jets kicked ...

Switch yard ball hockey house league returns

Due to the great success of our first year of running the Switch Yard Ball Hockey House League last spring, the Switch Yard is once ...

Midget Jets down a game in All-Ontario finals

The Bierworth family was honoured at the North Hastings arena  Saturday  night just before Bancroft’s Bierworth Readi-Mix Bantam Jets took the ice to start their ...

Howran inspires at Birds Creek

On Thursday, Tori Howran visited the students at Birds Creek Public School where she herself attended as a kid. Watching all the kids file into ...

Jets soar through the weekend

The Leveque Brother/Rock Breaker Peewee Girl Jets continued to dominate the ice over the weekend. Saturday afternoon the Jets played in Bancroft taking on the Cold ...

Midget B Bancroft Jets advance to eastern loop finals

The Bancroft I.D.A/Canadian Tire Midget B Girls Jets travelled to Frankford  on Saturday  afternoon to face off against the Cold Creek Comets in their last ...

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