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Housing needed for most age groups in North Hastings

Nov. 6, 2018 By Chris Drost By this time of year, after a hot and busy summer, many of us start thinking about the long cold days ahead cozied up by the wood fire with a favourite book or show. ...

Volunteer shortage in North Hastings

Oct. 16, 2018 By Nate Smelle In recent years community groups and not-for-profit organizations throughout North Hastings have been experiencing a shortage of volunteers. Considering ...

Community celebrates opening of Algonquin Inòdewiziwin Child and Family Centre

Sept. 18, 2018 By Nate Smelle Some 200+ community members gathered at the Hastings Highlands Centre on the morning of Friday, Sept. 7 to celebrate ...

Community groups celebrate United Way’s support

Oct. 30, 2018 By Nate Smelle For more than 60 years the United Way of Hastings and Prince Edward counties have been supporting a long ...

North Hastings 2018 election: The numbers are in!

Voters went to the polls Monday to take part in the 2018 municipal elections throughout North Hastings and across the province. In Bancroft, Mayor Paul ...

Visitors suggest improvements for Wollaston

Oct. 16, 2018 By Jim Eadie What is “FICE”? Recently, Wollaston Township residents received a flyer in the mail from their municipal Economic Development Committee ...

Algonquin Elder building community through cultural exchange

Oct. 2, 2018 By Nate Smelle Having served as Chief of the Kijicho Manito Madaouskarini Algonquin Nation for more than two decades, Katherine Cannon has been ...

Beech bark disease poses threat to forests

September 28th, 2018 By Nate Smelle The Bancroft chapter of the Ontario Woodlot Association had its biggest turnout ever last Saturday at its annual general ...

Community bands together in opposition to mining project

PetFest helps raise awareness of local animals in need

August 15, 2018 By Nate Smelle Animal lovers from throughout North Hastings and beyond converged on Bancroft’s Millennium Park on the morning of Saturday, Aug. ...

Maynooth Garlic Festival to celebrate local food

August 7, 2018 By Nate Smelle Back by popular demand, the Bancroft Area Stewardship Council’s Maynooth Garlic Festival will return for a second year on ...

Community News

Bancroft woman discovers historical image in attic

Nov. 6, 2018 By Nate Smelle While cleaning out her attic last year Bancroft resident Angie Rail came across a small treasure tucked away in ...

Scouts clean up recycling for winter

Oct. 16, 2018 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The cool wind didn’t keep the Bancroft Beaver and Cub Scouts inside on Sunday, Oct 7 as they created ...

North Hastings Highlanders recruiting new members

Oct. 16, 2018 By Nate Smelle For more than four decades the North Hastings Highlanders Pipe Band and have been performing at parades and community ...

Women in business get together for dinner

September 28th, 2018 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The sounds of issues being discussed were mixed with laughter at the Wattle and Daub Cafe on Tuesday, Sept ...

Terry Fox Run is a big success in Bancroft

Sept. 18, 2018 By Jim Eadie The Bancroft Terry Fox Run took place on Sunday morning of Sept. 16t. with a significant increase in the ...

Radiothon rock stars raise funds for hospital

August 15, 2018 By Kristena Schutt-Moore This year’s Radiothon was a huge success for the North Hastings District Hospital Auxiliary and the team of Moose ...

Comedy hypnosis in Coe Hill

August 7, 2018 By Jim Eadie Robert Maxwell, the legendary comedy hypnotist had his audience in stitches on Sunday afternoon Aug. 5 at the Coe ...

Rocking the minerals at annual gem show

July 31, 2018 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The Bancroft Gem and Mineral Club’s annual Gem and Mineral Show brings in rockhounds and collectors of all ages ...

Bancroft gears up for Gemboree weekend

July 31. 2018 By Nate Smelle For more than five decades “rockhounds” and mineral collectors from around the world have been coming to Bancroft on ...

Cops and Kids go fishing on Chandos Lake

July 20, 2018 By Nate Smelle Nearly 100 young anglers along with their family and friends gathered at the Lakeview Cottages and Marina on Chandos ...

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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