February 2015 Archive

Seniors contact service looking for volunteers

By Tony Pearson Trudy Edwards is a very sociable person. But her socializing isn’t just the normal exchange of news or gossip with friends and ...

Sustainability an important ingredient to chocolatier

By Harold Eastman “It was an accident.” This revelation about the beginnings of Shaun Sellers’ chocolate business comes as a bit of a surprise. If ...

Transparency

By Nate Smelle TRANSPARENCY IN POLITICS is always a good thing. Of course some degree of secrecy is necessary in regards to national security, however, ...

Helping the middle-class a top priority for NDP, says Mulcair

“Together, we can ensure communities like Bancroft can seize the economic opportunities they need to grow and prosper,” Mulcair stated.

Fire chief Hoover inspects new pumper truck

By Nate Smelle The following are series of brief reports from the meeting of Hastings Highlands Council on Wednesday, Feb. 18. After careful consideration fire ...

Another debt surprise for Bancroft

By Tony Pearson Bancroft town council learned last week of another source of significant debt – a growing deficit for wastewater & sewage treatment. There ...

Local filmmakers take Bancroft to big screen at Film Festival

Look out world – Bancroft hits the big screen this month at the Belleville Downtown International Documentary Film Festival! Now in its fourth year, ‘DocFest,’ ...

Hospice briefs council on services

By Tony Pearson Hospice North Hastings, which provides services for the terminally ill and their caregivers, briefed Bancroft Council last week on its various program ...

Community art project brings families together

By Nate Smelle Continuing their work in bringing families closer together the North Hastings Children’s Services (NHCS) celebrated the Family Day weekend at the Bancroft ...

Artist documents a quickly melting Arctic in paint

By Nate Smelle Artist Linda Lang sure has been busy. In the past year she has opened Bancroft’s first painting lounge and gallery space Brush ...

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