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Madawaska Valley opens family health team

Jan. 15, 2019 By Chris Drost The waiting area of the new Madawaska Valley Family Health Team was full of smiling faces on Friday, Jan. 11 as dignitaries, physicians and community representatives gathered with staff to celebrate the official ribbon ...

Indigenous Voices class takes on Taylor Reads

Jan. 4, 2019 By Chris Drost On the morning of Dec. 20 groups of North Hastings High School’s Grade 11 English students from teacher Heather ...

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 ...

Wellness retreat named Canada’s Best

Jan. 15, 2019 By Nate Smelle Travellers seeking a transformational experience of self-care within a pristine natural environment don’t need to wander too far off ...

Purtell’s first fight on home soil

Jan. 8, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Cody Purtell got started in sports at North Hastings High School. He played football with the T-hawks and for ...

Foster families making a difference for animals

Jan. 8, 2019 By Nate Smelle Every week Bancroft This Week and the Bancroft Times feature several cats and/or dogs rescued by Home Again that ...

Bancroft council supports Alzheimer awareness

Dec. 18, 2018 By Kristena Schutt-Moore During their first meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11 the new Bancroft council took on road work, Alzheimer’s disease, and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Community News

Bird Man of Bancroft

Jan. 8, 2019 By Chris Drost A love of birds and natural history was instilled in local resident Bruce Collins from the time he was ...

Champions needed for earth sciences project

Jan. 8, 2019 By Chris Drost It will be three years in May 2019 since the Museum Planning Partner’s Earth Sciences Centre for the Town ...

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 ...

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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