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Turtles help maintain a balanced ecosystem

May 14, 2019 By Nate Smellle As spring takes hold and the temperature rises many species of wildlife can be seen by the roadside as they emerge from the wetlands and woodlands where they spent the winter. At the same ...

UPDATE: Bancroft braces for flooding

April 22, 2019 By Nate Smelle UPDATED 4/23/2019: With more rain expected this week, Bancroft is bracing for what could be the second “100-year flood” ...

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 ...

Community celebrates Irish heritage in Maynooth

May 7, 2019 By Nate Smelle More than 40 people gathered at the Hastings Highlands Public Library on the afternoon of Friday, May 3 to ...

Community members walk for water

May 7, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Water is a source of life and in many areas of the world it is a hard thing to ...

Coworking program aims to bring business community together

April 30, 2019 By Nate Smelle A new program aiming to assist freelancers, entrepreneurs and home-based businesses is about to kick off in North Hastings. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Community News

Celebrating music at the NH Music Fest

May 14, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The North Hastings Music Festival is a week-long celebration that has been an annual event since 1958. Music students ...

Youth get their hands dirty

May 7, 2019 By Chris Drost On the morning of May 3, six students from teacher Colleen Drew-Baehre’s Grade 9 geography class at the North ...

Citizens celebrate the audacity to hope

April 30, 2019 By Nate Smelle On Thursday, April 18, a small group of local residents gathered at St. Paul’s United Church in Bancroft for ...

SIRCH moves to downtown Bancroft

April 23, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore SIRCH has been a big part of the Bancroft community for the past five years. Originally located on Hwy ...

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 ...

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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