October 2015 Archive

The power of community

By Nate Smelle OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS I’ve come to realize just what a privilege it is to have the opportunity to express myself ...

Totem pole shares stories about Algonquin culture

By Nate Smelle After a devastating storm tore through his community in late August 2013, Algonquin elder and artist Dan Bowers came across a massive ...

Crime rates down,co-operation up

By Tony Pearson There’s a saying in the media: “If it bleeds, it leads” – meaning that stories about crime and violence get a lot ...

Zebra mussels have made it to Wollaston Lake

By Jim Eadie Wollaston Township council heard the bad news at their Oct. 13 regular meeting, that zebra mussels have been confirmed this year to ...

Artists and activists team up to tackle poverty at Fusion Fundraiser

By Nate Smelle More than 150 people gathered at The Arlington in Maynooth on Sunday, Oct. 25 to help raise funds for the North Hastings ...

Wollaston Heritage wins 2015 Hastings HOTie Award

By Jim Eadie Word has leaked out that Wollaston Heritage Centre will be this year’s winner of the County of Hastings 2015 HOTie Award – ...

Wildewood Gallery features the art of Arne Roosman

By Nate Smelle Arguably the most prolific artist residing in North Hastings, Arne Roosman has recently added another exhibition to his collection. His third show ...

Local woman returns to Bancroft as nurse practitioner

By Tony Pearson She was Mandie Loney as she grew up in Bancroft. But after graduating from North Hastings High School, she decided to head ...

SIRCH Thrift Warehouse launches Gifts from the Heart program in Bancroft

By Nate Smelle Since it opened last February the team at the SIRCH Thrift Warehouse in Bancroft has been working to make life better for ...

Liberals unseat Conservatives locally and nationally

By Nate Smelle Conservatives throughout the riding and across the country woke up with a case of the blues on Tuesday morning after Canadians elected ...

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