August 2015 Archive

Clarification regarding cancellation of curbside garbage pick up in Hastings Highlands

To the Editor, I just returned from a trip home to the “big city” and was somewhat amazed by a letter to your newspaper from ...

New job development program for intellectually disabled

By Tony Pearson “Real work for real pay” – that’s the new catch-phrase as the North Hastings Community Living Association launches a new job development ...

Liberal candidate Bossio hosts meet and greet in North Hastings

By Jim Eadie With a lengthy federal election race now underway officially, local candidate for the new riding of Hastings and Lennox and Addington, Mike ...

A tourist’s perspective

By Nate Smelle THE SUN HAS BEEN disappearing a little earlier each evening over the past few weeks. All we can do now is face ...

Lush Gravitas with artist Allan O’Marra

By Sara Gottardi On Friday, Aug. 21 the multi-award winning fine artist, Allan O’Marra opened the beautiful and nostalgic Maxwell Settlement Schoolhouse for its fifth ...

Harvest the North celebrates first community harvest

By Jim Eadie Bancroft’s Riverside Park has seen changes over the past few years making it the “go to” place in the heart of the ...

Three school buses stolen

At approximately 4 a.m. on Aug. 14 officers with the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were contacted by the owners of a 2013 ...

Impaired driver takes car

During the early morning hours on Aug. 15, police received a report of an intoxicated male operating a motor vehicle in the town of Bancroft. ...

Hastings Highlands seeks input in strategic planning process

By Nate Smelle On March 11 members of council and senior staff from Hastings Highlands met at the Hastings Highlands Centre for a day-long strategic ...

Gertrud Sorensen: naturally inspired

By Nate Smelle Finding inspiration in the forests, lakes and highlands surrounding her studio and home in Whitney, artist Gertrud Sorensen has used her paintbrushes ...

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