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Hastings Highlands man charged in fatal crash

September 21, 2017

A 38-year-old man from Hastings Highlands has been charged with careless driving following a serious collision in July.

Town may take on winter roads

During his presentation to Bancroft council at its Sept. 12 meeting, public works manager Perry Kelly proposed a cost-saving measure that could save the town approximately $10,000 each year.

Town extends deadline for water line imaging

CAO Hazel Lambe informed council that the deadline for the completion of the camera imaging underway to find the potential source of infiltration in the system’s main lines had been extended from Aug. 31 to the end of September.

Trails project planning launches

Soon people will be able to saunter on non-motorized trails in Bancroft and surrounding area thanks to the North Hastings Economic Development Committee.

Province announces new housing for county

The province is putting $6.5 million into creating supportive housing in Hastings County.

Former Coe Hill doctor pleads guilty

Former Coe Hill doctor Rob Kamermans has pleaded guilty to one count of fraud.

Charges follow illegal dumping

Charges are pending against a woman following illegal dumping at the North Baptiste Landfill. Bylaw enforcement officer Mike Priestley said his department is done giving out warnings.

New councillor for Hastings Highlands

Hastings Highlands council has welcomed Councillor Frank Hickey to its table.

Locals make community proud

Seven area community members were nominated for MP Mike Bossio’s Canada 150 awards. That’s five from Bancroft, one from L’Amable and another from Maynooth of 68 nominated across Hastings-Lennox and Addington.

Environment ministry weighs in on fireworks

There’s no data to suggest small fireworks displays have a lasting impact on water ecosystems.

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