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County awards EarlyON funding to NHCS

April 18, 2018

North Hastings Children’s Services is rebranding to offer services as an EarlyON Child and Family Centre this summer.

$60,000 to go towards education at York River

York River Public School has received $60,000 in grants. The first grant includes $10,000 from MusiCounts for the school’s instruments. Teacher Troy Thrower applied for the grant last fall... It also received two grants from the Ministry of Education. The Community-Connected Experiential Learning grant and Teacher Learning and Leadership Program grant.

Boat launch shut down for now

Bancroftians can’t launch their boats on Clark Lake anymore — at least not from municipal property. LATER: Council requests to be notified about development in Bird’s Creek & Response to fire shows strength of community & Love locks tradition coming to Bancroft

NHCS hears from parents, raises rates

At its annual general meeting April 11, Anderson said the children’s services has decided to target 50 per cent of what it needs to balance the salary increases. It’s increased its membership rate, its child care rates and budgeted what would normally go into its reserves to increased costs instead.

Artist to host first solo show

Rene Lonechild is returning to Wildewood Gallery for his first ever solo show.

Hastings-Lennox and Addington election candidates wouldn’t buy into the 2018 Ontario budget

Four of the area’s five candidates running in the upcoming provincial election are critical of the Liberals’ 2018 budget, released in the last week of March.

Trillium party announces provincial candidate

A new provincial party has officially announced its area candidate for the 2018 election. Lonnie Herrington will be running for the Trillium Party of Ontario in Hastings-Lennox and Addington.

Hunters share new gun law concerns

The Bancroft District Fish and Game Protective Association has sent members’ thoughts on new gun legislation back to Ottawa with the area’s MP.

Locals recognized as community champions

The Poverty Roundtable Hastings Prince Edward has announced its 2017 Community Champions. The award recognizes those who have meaningfully and intentionally championed poverty reduction work or implemented practices or protocols to prevent or reduce poverty working toward increasing standards of living to meet physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being. 

Stewardship council inaugurates youth council

From left, members of the Bancroft Area Youth Stewardship Council Rachel Ladouceur, 16, Carling Pepin, 16, Kelsey Dillabough, 16, Taylor Grosklag, 23, Mckyla Woodcox, 16 ...

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