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Tai Chi comes to Maynooth

September 20, 2017

Registered charity the Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism Peterborough-Lindsay Branch has brought a new way to stay active to Hastings Highlands.

MP awards community members for service

Three members of the community have come home with MP Mike Bossio’s Canada 150 awards.

Bancroft Studio Tour displays local talent and beauty

Over the next two weekends art enthusiasts from far and wide will descend upon the Bancroft area to immerse themselves in the creative energy of the local arts scene. Every year for the past two and a half decades, local artists have been opening their studio spaces to the public and providing people with an opportunity to intimately engage with the individuals fueling the local creative economy.

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.

​​Terry Mountney finishes mountainous career

Terry Mountney is retiring as one of the last of his breed — a 43-year veteran of the grocery industry. Not only has Mountney spent four decades helping sell dairy, groceries ​and common goods to the area, he’s done it as “one of the best workers” No Frills owners Beth and Claude Pepin have ever seen.

Environment ministry weighs in on fireworks

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

Bancroft groups help kids hunt

Bancroft Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and the Bancroft Fish and Game Protective Association have teamed up to keep up the area’s hunting heritage.

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