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Business association celebrates Citizen of the Year

Nov. 20, 2018 By Chris Drost It was a busy evening at The Arlington on Nov. 18 as a crowd gathered for the 29th annual general meeting of the Maynooth & Hastings Highlands Business Association and the announcement of Citizen ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wood Share program help keep people warm all winter

Nov. 13, 2018 By Nate Smelle In recognition of the fact that far too many people in the Bancroft area cannot afford the wood they ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Support growing for North Hastings Community Trust

August 28, 2018 By Nate Smelle Since 2003, the North Hastings Community Trust has been actively fostering a communal atmosphere of togetherness throughout the Bancroft ...

Community News

The online shopping trend: do you fight it or join it?

Nov. 13, 2018 By Chris Drost Just 10 years ago the residents of Bancroft were surveyed about their shopping habits. The survey showed that 60 ...

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 ...

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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