January 2015 Archive

Bancroft veteran receives French Legion of Honour

By Tony Pearson Ewart Wannamaker’s first trip to France wasn’t exactly a pleasure cruise.  He spent nearly 48 hours crossing the English Channel in a ...

Celebrating creative connections in Bancroft

By Tony Pearson Bancroft has a reputation for fostering artistic endeavours.  Last week, a number of newly minted “cultural creatives” assembled at York River public ...

Hastings Highlands decides to keep question period

By Nate Smelle The following are a series of reports from the Wednesday, Jan. 21 meeting of Council for the Municipality of Hastings Highlands. To ...

Common sacred ground

By Nate Smelle IN RESPONSE TO JANE FREYMOND’S Letter to the Editor Re: God is Great? in last week’s edition of Bancroft This Week. I ...

OPSEU workers take action in Bancroft

By Nate Smelle Negotiations between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the Provincial government began on Nov. 20, 2014, however, according to OPS ...

Wollaston council looking at new vision

By Jim Eadie The new municipal council for Wollaston Townships will start their new year off by becoming familiar with and reviewing their “strategic plan”. ...

Artist experiments with 150-year-old style of photography

By Harold Eastman In a world obsessed with making cellphone photos instantly, then duplicating them endlessly over the Internet, Don Wilson’s photography is an anomaly. ...

Michal Manson Memorial high school exhibition turns 24

By Nate Smelle On Jan. 7 the  Michal Manson Memorial High School exhibition returned to the Art Gallery of Bancroft (AGB) for the 24th year. ...

Mud Dawgs awarded Citizen of the Year in Maynooth

By Nate Smelle Members of the Maynooth and Hastings Highlands Business Association (MHHBA) defied the freezing rain and icy roads on the night of Sunday, ...

The value of volunteers

By Nate Smelle A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO I asked  question, “where would we be without our volunteers?” Every week I spend wandering about the community ...

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