May 2015 Archive

Harvest the North fighting poverty with food

Without access to healthy food it is hard for people to survive let alone find hope for the future. Recognizing how this struggle for survival ...

The quality of water

By Nate Smelle WHILE WATCHING THE politically engaged audience of 150 plus shuffle into the gymnasium of the Hastings Highlands Centre in Maynooth for the ...

Youth killed in ATV accident

By Nate Smelle For the second time in the last month the community in the Bancroft area are mourning the loss of one of its ...

Public voices concerns over new vegetative buffer bylaw

By Nate Smelle More than 150 people filled the gymnasium of the Hastings Highlands Centre in Maynooth on the morning of Saturday, May 23 for ...

North sewer stirs discussion at Bancroft town hall

By Tony Pearson Dungannon residents filled the Rec Centre last week for a chance to listen to and question the Bancroft town council and top ...

Kudos to those music teachers

By Jim Eadie There is no doubt that music permeates and becomes an integral part of cultures, our communities and ourselves. A few weeks ago ...

Farmers’ market up in the air for 2015

By Tony Pearson With the Bancroft Business Improvement Association withdrawing their involvement in Bancroft’s Farmers’ Market, a group of vendors wants to meet with the ...

Activists gather at Queen’s Park to protest rising cost of hydro

By Nate Smelle As the cost of energy continues to rise more and more people are now finding it difficult to keep the lights on ...

Local hockey star striving to become an Olympian

By Sara Gottardi Bancroft’s vigilant up-and-coming hockey star Tori Howran sat with Bancroft This Week to talk about her new opportunity after being scouted out ...

Bancroft police investigating fatal ATV collision

On May 19 shortly before 8:30 p.m, police responded to a report of a single vehicle A.T.V. collision on Airport Road in Faraday Township. Officers ...

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