July 2014 Archive

Wouldn’t you like to know?

Reading the article by Daryl Kramp, Member of Parliament for Prince Edward-Hastings, Kramp proposes changes to nutrition information on food labels in last week’s edition ...

Tour group gathers to watch rare species-at-risk

By Jim Eadie At dusk Monday, July 21 a Bancroft OPP two-person patrol car checked out suspicious activity at a private parking lot in the ...

Live long and prosper

What we do with this daily tsunami of information will decide where we go next as a species.

‘We All Have A Dream,’ says Drennan

“It’s an amazing place, and the birthplace of a lot of creativity,” said Drennan.

Tell your stories

By Jim Eadie Living on and operating an old small farm in North Hastings means a daily experience of passing over and thinking of the ...

Plans to build municipal voters list problematic

New arrangements to build an accurate voters list for the upcoming municipal election on Monday Oct. 27 have some local municipal clerks a bit nervous. The voters list for municipal elections are prepared in Ontario by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), the same folks who evaluate properties to determine property tax assessments.

Artist intends to create peace through painting

Haliburton artist Shelley Beach was in Bancroft on Friday, July 4 to officially open her latest exhibition, Sanctuary, at the Art Gallery of Bancroft. The show is on display until July 27, and features a collection of 25 paintings inspired by the artist’s affinity with the natural world.

Author launches new book on Old Hastings Road history

The Old Ormsby School House was the perfect place on July 13 for the launch of local author and publisher Paul Kirby’s new book tracing the history of surveying, building and settlement on the Hastings Colonization Road (now called the Old Hastings Road). Ormsby was an important stop on the original colonization road, and was located at the junction of the Hastings Colonization Road, and later the Central Ontario Railroad.

GeoTour being developed in Highlands East

By Angelica Blenich The Geocaching committee of Highlands East want to create a GeoTour for the area and the municipality is on board. Representatives of ...

What a town

To the Editor, One can’t help but notice how attractive and welcoming our town is becoming! Thanks to the BBIA, colourful banners, and baskets and ...

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