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For the People, by the People

January 15, 2019

Jan. 15, 2019 By Nate Smelle After sitting in on a pair of public meetings last week, I found myself wondering how useful this form ...

Deer trail adventures

Jan. 8, 2019 By Nate Smelle Thinking about how Home Again dog foster Dannielle Dudgeon mentioned that the dogs she and her husband have cared ...

Bancroft 2018: A community with a heart

Jan. 4, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Every year at this time, Bancroft This Week takes a look back on the previous year. Looking back at ...

Housing: The Big Story

Jan. 4, 2019 By Christ Drost IT might not have produced the sensational headlines one might expect as one of the top stories of 2018, ...

Water and the power of the people

Jan. 4, 2019 By Nate Smelle THE tone for 2018 was established early last January, when the Gnomes for Social Justice and Equality strolled into ...

A swan song worth singing

Dec. 18, 2018 By Nate Smelle Although coping with loss can be one of the greatest challenges in life, it can also provide us with ...

Plastic, foam and waste management woes

Nov. 27, 2018 By Nate Smelle Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to sit in on a thought-provoking discussion between members of Hastings Highlands council ...

Here to stay

Nov. 20, 2018 By Nate Smelle As municipalities throughout North Hastings and across the province prepare to swear in their new council members on Monday, ...

Coming together in times of crisis

Nov. 13, 2018 By Nate Smelle When it comes to fighting the war on poverty in the Bancroft area, the North Hastings Community Trust has ...

Loving Peace

Nov. 6, 2018 By Nate Smelle Each year on Nov. 11 people across the country gather around cenotaphs and in public spaces to honour those ...

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