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Cops and Kids go fishing on Chandos Lake

July 22, 2018

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.

Club celebrates cultural diversity

North Hastings High School students have come together for a night of cooking and inclusion.

Heritage Revival Thrift Shop opens

A new CARE North Hastings shop is getting on board with the community’s thrifty shopping trend and helping quench its appetite for unique finds, steals and deals.

Locals clinch top spots in McDougall Family Fund

Two deserving community-oriented organizations will be supported by the McDougall Family Fund.

Wonders of wetlands wow students

Area school children are exploring what it means to be a good steward thanks to the Bancroft and Area Stewardship Council.

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