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Council reviewing antenna bylaw

February 23, 2017

By Sarah Sobanski Hastings Highlands has created a committee to review its antenna system siting bylaw. After investigating a large investment program by the federal ...

Hastings Highlands heading for surplus

By Sarah Sobanski Hastings Highlands treasurer has released a report on the municipality’s 2016 finances. The unaudited report suggested that Hastings Highlands saw a $396,096 ...

Wollaston fire services report tabled at council

By Jim Eadie The Wollaston Township Fire Services Administrative Review report was tabled by consultant Danny L. Koroscil at council the Feb. 14. Koroscil is ...

Maple St. rezoning worries residents

By Tony Pearson At last week’s meeting of Bancroft town council, it was a non-financial issue which drew out a crowd. The concern was a ...

Reconsider your relationship with alcohol: health unit

By Sarah Sobanski Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is reaching out to drinkers who might overestimate the size of a single portion of alcohol. The ...

Wollaston Township adjusts council

Wollaston Township council had a special meeting on Feb. 8 in order to accept the resignation of Deputy-reeve Marilyn Brickles, and to select her replacement at the council table. In the end, council had to resort to flipping a coin.

Allowances rate debate to return

Hastings Highlands council is looking to reopen discussions on its increases to shore road allowance rates.

MPP appointed as energy critic

“There isn’t one part of your life the electricity crisis hasn’t made more expensive,” said Prince Edward-Hastings MPP Todd Smith via press release. It stated that the longtime local electricity advocate is making his Opposition official.

NHCC gets 150 grant

The North Hastings Community Cupboard is upgrading thanks to a 150 grant from the province.

Golton wins gold

L’Amable has its own world champion dog sled team. Jacob Golton and his 12-dog sled team took home gold from the 2017 Winter Sleddog World Championships. The race came to the Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve for Canada’s 150th anniversary year. It was held from Jan. 24 to Feb. 1.

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