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Radiothon rock stars raise funds for hospital

August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 By Kristena Schutt-Moore This year’s Radiothon was a huge success for the North Hastings District Hospital Auxiliary and the team of Moose ...

Comedy hypnosis in Coe Hill

August 7, 2018 By Jim Eadie Robert Maxwell, the legendary comedy hypnotist had his audience in stitches on Sunday afternoon Aug. 5 at the Coe ...

Rocking the minerals at annual gem show

July 31, 2018 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The Bancroft Gem and Mineral Club’s annual Gem and Mineral Show brings in rockhounds and collectors of all ages ...

Bancroft gears up for Gemboree weekend

July 31. 2018 By Nate Smelle For more than five decades “rockhounds” and mineral collectors from around the world have been coming to Bancroft on ...

Cops and Kids go fishing on Chandos Lake

July 20, 2018 By Nate Smelle Nearly 100 young anglers along with their family and friends gathered at the Lakeview Cottages and Marina on Chandos ...

Festival returns for seventh year

Bancroft’s Wheels, Water and Wings Festival is returning for the seventh year. The festival will run July 6, 7 and 8 with a special focus on all things motors and motorcycles.

Students strive to get active, healthy in Maynooth

Maynooth Public School is celebrating its Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification.

Local artists join together for new sound

A new local band is releasing their first CD. The Salt Cellars include JUNO winner Rick Joudrey, Virginia deCarle, Rob Bersan, Ron Kapitain, Anne Wilde and Brendon Burgess. But if you ask them about the band name at their release show this weekend, deCarle will tell you it’s mostly because it sounds good.

First time mayoral candidates comes forward

A fresh face is running for mayor in Hastings Highlands.

Drag party helps raise scholarships for students

It was standing room only around the stage at the Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub. LGBT+ community members and allies sipping on rainbow drinks and wearing rainbow costumes cheered as men and women dressed in drag strutted down the aisles between their tables. The kings and queens plucked tips from the hooters and hollerers together celebrating Pride and raising money for local students.

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