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Ares wins Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair

April 20, 2021

By Kristena Schutt-Moore On Sunday, April 11 Ares Worsley was announced as the winner of the Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair. Ares started two ...

Educational campaign about shoreline protection is underway

By Chris Drost An organization that calls itself BeShore Haliburton has emerged in Haliburton out of a bylaw aimed at protecting shorelines that has been ...

Homelessness and poverty driving opioid crisis in North Hastings

By Nate Smelle To gain insight into the opioid epidemic and how it is impacting people in North Hastings, over the past month Bancroft This ...

Water plant’s new roof in place

By Kristena Schutt-Moore Veolia Environmental Services is the company that Bancroft hired to manage the town’s water and waste water services. Every year they make ...

Ontario extends Stay-at-Home order

By Nate Smelle On Friday, April 16 the government of Ontario announced that it was strengthening enforcement of the province’s Stay-at-Home order, enhancing public health ...

South Algonquin discusses and passes its 2021 budget

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative Reporter At their April 7 meeting, South Algonquin council discussed some amendments to the draft budget that was presented ...

Poverty fueling opioid epidemic in North Hastings

By Nate Smelle In the past year, the number of overdose deaths in North Hastings has more than doubled. The fact that the majority of ...

Schools closed to in-person learning as COVID-19 cases hit all-time high

By Nate Smelle In response to the arrival of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the massive rise in new cases it has ...

Work starts on Youth Hub at former Club 580

By Kristena Schutt-Moore The renovations have started at the former Club 580, now 168 Hastings Street, to convert it into a Child and Youth Hub. ...

Earth Day 2021 will be a three day celebration

By Kristena Schutt-Moore The lock down may be in effect, and it may make a lot of things difficult to do or enjoy, but it ...

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