Commentary

NHCT settles into new location

May 23, 2018

Thanks to an enormous outpouring of donations and much labour of love, North Hastings Community Trust is now settled into a beautiful new home between A Place for the Arts and Life House on Bridge Street.

#turtlebomb

“Oh my God, they’re turtles!” I shrieked.

Summer returns

Who’s made it to a dock, beach or a riverbank already? Maybe all three?

Communications went down, the world didn’t burn

Was anyone else a little sad when communications in Bancroft and surrounding area were restored Sunday night (April 29)?

Put an end to plastics

If you plan to participate in community Earth Day events (some were postponed until better weather) keep an eye out for plastics.

From small town Ontario to small town Saskatchewan

For Bancroft however — a town not much smaller than Humboldt — it hits even closer to home. Those are boys you can imagine working in local stores or volunteering at the local fire service. Those are coaches you can imagine teaching aspiring athletes from all different teams — because there’s not people with enough time to coach all the area teams but every kid in the community deserves to play, so we make due. These are familiar faces that are now missing from that community, holes that can’t be filled.

April is Oral Health Month

Were you one of those kids who never made the “smile” wall?

Self spring cleaning

As you come down from your Easter food high, you might be getting ready for some spring cleaning. Once the chocolate has run out, you’ve had a nap and you can do up the top button on your stretchy jeans, of course.

Bribing you with your own money

To the Editor, It’s a well worn trick politicians of all stripes use, and often voters fall for it. But Premier Wynne has set a ...

Tackling the global water crisis at home

Have you ever considered how many litres of water you use in a day? Just in your morning routine: do you shower, use the toilet, wash your hands, brush your teeth, drink a coffee or two?

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