September 2015 Archive

Bancroft schools placed under lockdown after report of man with a long-gun firearm in the area

At approximately 10 a.m. this morning (Sept. 30) the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police received a report of a man walking on Monck ...

Three Dead Women

By Nate Smelle WITH NOTHING OUT OF THE ordinary just before 9 a.m. on Sept. 22, I poured a cup of tea and headed into ...

Medicinal marijuana advocates Jam for Justice in Coe Hill

By Nate Smelle More than 100 advocates of medicinal marijuana took over the Coe Hill Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 26 to take part in Dr. ...

Hootenanny draws big crowd

By Jim Eadie “Doctors say that line dancing is one of the healthiest activities you can do,” claimed Yvette Hastrop, dance teacher for the local ...

Dan McCaw gets his helmet back

By Jim Eadie Former reeve and co-chair of the Warriors day at Coe Hill (WDACH) committee, Dan McCaw, came to Wollaston Township council at the ...

Community mourns the loss of three murdered women

By Nate Smelle Residents of Wilno and the surrounding area are in mourning after three local women were shot dead on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The ...

Public draws blood at All-Candidates debate

By Tony Pearson Some called it spirited; others called it mean-spirited. Bancroft’s all-candidates debate last week drew a crowd, and many in the crowd obviously ...

Basil Borutski, identified as suspect in Wilno shootings

By Nate Smelle After finding Anastasia Kuzyk shot dead in a Wilno residence just before 9 a.m. police launched a manhunt throughout the Ottawa Valley ...

Natural homes open to public Sunday, Oct. 4

Experience the look and feel of some unique green homes during the popular annual Ontario-wide Natural Homes self-guided Tour, Sunday, Oct.4 10 a.m. to 4 ...

A comment from Mayor Jenkins

For the first time in all the years that I have attended conferences I feel the need to mention the obvious. Like many conferences, the ...

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