Ontario is allocating close to $350,000 to building in Bancroft.
Hydro One ombudsman Fiona Crean is coming to Bancroft.
Over 9,000 smart meters aren’t communicating properly with Hydro One in Bancroft.
After Bancroft council initially received a slew of confusing figures about the cost of the town taking over the collection and disposal of household and business recycling, treasurer, Craig Davidson, presented figures to last week’s meeting of town council which showed that as claimed, the move should prove economical.
Wollaston township council has decided to begin the process of dissolving the Wollaston and Limerick Union Public Library, and establishment of a Wollaston Library with or without the support of the Township of Limerick.
Video games will soon be available at the Bancroft Public Library (BPL).
A new program is looking to quell the use of opioids in Ontario.
A local man is hoping to inspire locals to save endangered species.
The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hastings Prince Edward has delivered new play equipment to the North Hastings Children’s Centre.
These are exciting times at the Bancroft Village Playhouse and the team from Hospice North Hastings are now busy planning the annual Friends of the Playhouse Gala as a way to connect with some of the theatre’s loyal supporters.
Hannah Darling, bronze medallist from the Canadian Women’s rugby sevens team, joined the student council and girls rugby teams from NHHS on Thursday, Sept. 22, ...
The ninth biannual quilt show took place at the curling club in Bancroft Saturday, Sept. 24. President chair of this year’s quilt show Mary Kelly, ...
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) will provide Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to Grade 7 boys this year.
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) is offering low-cost vaccination clinics to pet owners for rabies.
Community Care North Hastings is beginning its fundraising for its Meals on Wheels program this year. Instead of focusing on Christmas donations, the program is ...
The Art Gallery of Bancroft (AGB) announced Finding Critical Mass was its most visited gallery month in history.
Local director Joey Shulman will celebrate his fifth anniversary in Maynooth musicals with new musical Jacques Brel is Alive and Well, and Living in Maynooth.
The Bancroft District Fish and Game Protective Association hosted Hastings—Lennox and Addington MP Mike Bossio to have its members’s firearm concerns brought to the federal government.
This week's hockey highlights for the Vito’s Pizzeria Peewee Jets, Parkview Dental/Canadian Tire Bantam C and Bierworth Read-Mix Bantam Jets.
Sea Cadets North Hastings kicked off a new year this month. Youth ages 12 to 18 gathered to set up classrooms and decorate the Dungannon ...
Nick van der Woude and partner Michael Bushuk finished first at the 134th Annual Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharines. Van der Woude said ...
On Wednesday, June 22 and 23, 22 teams comprised of students in Grades 5 to 8 at York River Public School competed in the first ever Spike-A-Mania. Spike-A-Mania was a two day long Spikeball tournament run by Mr. Beauchamp at York River Public School. There were four divisions for Spike-A-Mania; a boys and girls division for the juniors Grade 5 and 6, and boys and girls division for intermediate. The Junior Good Team and The Fireballs won the junior divisions while the French Spikeballers and the Dank Team won the intermediate divisions. Congratulations to Johanna Hill and Ray Redmond for winning Spikeball sets through a random drawing of participant names. Despite some clouds and cool winds in the morning a great was had by all.
On Saturday, June 4, the Brinklows Bancroft Taxi T-Hawks played their last home game of the season.
What is Pickleball, you ask? Pickleball is actually a combination of three sports – tennis, badminton and ping pong (table tennis). The game is played ...
Rally of The Tall Pines organizer Ian Wright came to council last week to report that the organization’s surveys continued to show that Bancroft was deriving substantial economic benefit from the Rally car race weekend.
The Bancroft Taxi T-Hawks minor football team travelled to Belleville on Thursday night to take on the Quinte Saints for their second game of the ...
On Saturday, May 14, Bancroft Gems Gymnastics held their third annual Gym-fest for all the young athletes to showcase what they have learned this past ...
The Bancroft Taxi T-Hawks football team, for youth in the Grade 6 to 8 age range, played their first game of the season on Friday ...
The North Hastings Community Trust (NHCT) has big ideas. Even their mandate, to provide emergency financial assistance and community referrals to low-income locals is a gigantic undertaking for this community. Looking to provide coverage for rent, heat, hydro, fire damage and groceries to stop anyone on the brink of homelessness is a tiny light for those facing darkness.
Recently, the Town of Bancroft decided to take over recycling. Although the finances were initially somewhat confusing, a concrete plan was developed, and proper cost comparisons eventually made, so the town can now confidently take the outlined measures required.
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Wilno murders.
This week I went to the Bancroft Public Library (BPL) for a story. It wasn’t exactly what I expected.
I don’t know how many younger people read newspapers these days, but this commentary is directed at them. Maybe they’ll pick it up on our Facebook page.
I know it’s a little over a year away, but Canada’s 150th birthday is coming up fast. First, the federal government announced its 150 communities infrastructure grant, then Canadian journalist Peter Mansbridge announced he’ll be retiring from over 30 years with CBC after the network’s special July 1 cast for Canada’s birthday. Now, CTV’s Canada in a Day filming day will happen this Saturday, Sept. 10.
Have you ever booked a hotel online and after arriving thought “wow, I wish I had a blacklight?” Maybe you were surfing the web for your honeymoon suite on Expedia.ca or KAYAK.com. Maybe you were clicking through Trivago.ca — you told your partner it was just to see if there were any last minute deals but amen Trivago guy, amen.
Bancroft town council recently made a major decision, involving hundreds of thousands of dollars. They decided to take over the town’s recycling operations, which are now contracted out.
There’s nothing quite like going to a live show. The energy of the crowd, the being close to your idols — the gratification of knowing it isn’t just you who listens to that band — all of it comes together to create a feeling you really can’t get anywhere else.
Every person who body-shamed Monro or Habte should have to do a single day of their training regimes — and it should be broadcast on live television across the world. No pressure right? Be sexy and destroy the world stage single-handedly, no sweat. Only one rule: no defibrillators allowed on-site.