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Climate Strike inspires community

June 18, 2019 By Nate Smelle For the past 13 weeks Hermon Public School Grade 4 student Brynn Kilpatrick has ditched class on Fridays to lead a climate strike at the intersection of Hastings Street North and Bridge Street in ...

Bancroft Relay flying high with $75,136 raised

June 11, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Travel was the theme of this year’s Relay for Life and participants travelled through the night of Friday, June ...

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 ...

Update on Airport Road straightening

June 18, 2019 By Chris Drost Travellers along Airport Road in Faraday Township will have noticed the considerable amount of tree removal and preparatory work ...

County passes quarry vote

June 18, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore It’s official. The zoning bylaw amendment to allow the Freymond quarry in Faraday Township was officially passed by Hastings ...

Community walks for turtles

June 11, 2019 By Nate Smelle The Land Between and Think Turtle Conservation Initiative held their second annual Turtle Walk in Bancroft on the morning ...

Wolf Pack in culture camp

June 4, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The North Hastings High School Wolf Pack ventured out of their territory at the school and travelled to Camp ...

Lions walk for dog guides

May 28, 2019 By Nate Smelle Members of the Bancroft Lions Club gathered in Riverside Park on the afternoon of Sunday, May 26 to Walk ...

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 ...

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. ...

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” ...

Community News

Ives wraps up a successful season at OFSAA

June 11, 2019 By Nate Smelle North Hastings High School Grade 9 student Elyse Ives made her school and community proud over the weekend representing ...

Art gallery hosts double show

June 11, 2019 By Chris Drost Friday, June 7 proved to be a very busy time at the Art Gallery of Bancroft as a steady ...

Community Integration hosts 5th annual barbecue

June 4, 2019 By Chris Drost To wrap up Community Living month, the North Hastings Community Integration Association hosted its 5th annual celebration barbecue on ...

Angela Reid honoured for supporting students

May 28, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Angela Reid is Coe Hill Public School’s secretary, but she does more than keep the books and the teachers ...

Dancing up a spring storm

May 21, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The Mayo Community Centre was filled with music and laughter as the Little Mississippi Seniors Club hosted their last ...

Book club talks history and politics

May 21, 2019 By Nate Smelle On the third Thursday of every month Hastings Highlands Public Library Book Club gathers in the library’s lounge to ...

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 ...

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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