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Harvest the North fighting poverty with food

Without access to healthy food it is hard for people to survive let alone find hope for the future. Recognizing how this struggle for survival manifests in North Hastings a team of sustainable food activists and partnering organizations have come ...

Farmers’ market up in the air for 2015

By Tony Pearson With the Bancroft Business Improvement Association withdrawing their involvement in Bancroft’s Farmers’ Market, a group of vendors wants to meet with the ...

Bancroft praised as a place of opportunity

By Tony Pearson CanIndia is a print and on-line news journal covering subjects of interest to the South Asian community in Ontario; it describes itself ...

Youth killed in ATV accident

By Nate Smelle For the second time in the last month the community in the Bancroft area are mourning the loss of one of its ...

Public voices concerns over new vegetative buffer bylaw

By Nate Smelle More than 150 people filled the gymnasium of the Hastings Highlands Centre in Maynooth on the morning of Saturday, May 23 for ...

North sewer stirs discussion at Bancroft town hall

By Tony Pearson Dungannon residents filled the Rec Centre last week for a chance to listen to and question the Bancroft town council and top ...

Activists gather at Queen’s Park to protest rising cost of hydro

By Nate Smelle As the cost of energy continues to rise more and more people are now finding it difficult to keep the lights on ...

Bancroft police investigating fatal ATV collision

On May 19 shortly before 8:30 p.m, police responded to a report of a single vehicle A.T.V. collision on Airport Road in Faraday Township. Officers ...

Ontario Woodlot Association holds meeting in Bancroft

By Nate Smelle Members of the Bancroft chapter of the Ontario Woodlot Association (OWA) gathered at the Faraday Community Centre over the weekend for their ...

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Choices gives more money to local health projects

By Jim Eadie In April 1991, Choices Thrift and Gift Shop in Bancroft opened its doors with a promise to support health projects in North ...

50 years of friendship at the NHCIA

By Nate Smelle Supporters of the North Hastings Community Integration Association (NHCIA) got together to celebrate a milestone for the organization on April 22 marking ...

Community News

Local hockey star striving to become an Olympian

By Sara Gottardi Bancroft’s vigilant up-and-coming hockey star Tori Howran sat with Bancroft This Week to talk about her new opportunity after being scouted out ...

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High school highlights opportunities to volunteer

By Branden Marois On May 6 a volunteer fair took place at North Hastings High School, (NHHS) in Bancroft. This event happens once every two ...

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Railroad telegrapher uses old Morse code key to keep in touch

By Jim Eadie The rythmetic, musical “clickity-clack” sound of a train as its heavy cars passed over the joints in the railroad track rails has ...

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Astrid Young and friends move the crowd with music

By Nate Smelle The Arlington was alive with sound Saturday night as Astrid Young and friends brought their blues-infused rock n’ roll to Maynooth. This ...

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United Way hosts annual sale in Bancroft

By Sara Gottardi On the bright and nippy morning of Saturday, April 25 United Way was open to the public and revelled in helping in ...

What is a swarm of bees in May worth?

By Jim Eadie A swarm of bees in May, is worth a load of hay. A swarm of bees in June, is worth a silver ...

Gallery displays rich diversity of local artistic talent

By Sara Gottardi On the beautiful evening of Friday, May 1 at the Art Gallery of Bancroft, the 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition Sponsored by Bancroft ...

Local woman to volunteer at maternity clinic in the Philippines

By Nate Smelle In early June Hannah Torrens will be packing up her things and hopping on a plane headed for Davao City in the ...

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Bancroft to become a ‘Battlezone’ on May 15

By Nate Smelle The North Hastings Community Centre will become Battlezone Bancroft when Smash Wrestling brings its Rural Rumble Tour to town on Friday, May ...

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Local writers launch new poetry cookbook

By Tony Pearson “I wish I knew the truth of life, I wish I knew the point But give me chocolate, give me wine And ...

Sports

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Jets win All-Ontario Championship

The Vito’s Pizzeria Peewee Jets were at home this weekend for games 3 and 4 of their all Ontario finals against the Twin Centre Stars.  ...