June 2016 Archive

School plan review to continue

The school year may have ended but the school closure debate will continue into the summer.

Local groups make ideas happen

On Tuesday (June 21), 35 people representing small local businesses and non-profit community organizations came together at the Make Ideas Happen professional networking event. They discussed ways to nurture the growth of Bancroft’s local economy and community through resource sharing and partnerships.

Call for community seniors’ programs

The Government of Canada is accepting proposals from community organizations for seniors’ programming.

Another successful year for the NERDS class

Northern Environmental Research and Development Studies (NERDS) is wrapping up for another year. Over the past four weeks in NERDS we’ve been so busy that we haven’t even managed to get a newspaper article in! There just isn’t space to explain everything.

Reality check

Week one in the community was amazing. I am constantly taken aback by how friendly and kind people can be – I feel welcomed into the community, and for that I thank you.

Indie icon Rae Spoon shines at Arlington

You could have heard a pin drop as Canadian icon Rae Spoon took to the Arlington Hotel stage on Saturday night.

Whooping cough outbreak over for Bancroft area

The incubation period for Pertussis (Whooping Cough) has passed.

North Hastings Health Team honours its founders

The North Hastings Family Health Team honoured founders Dr. Peter McEnery and Clauge Robinson at its annual general meeting last week. McEnery, the first family physician at the community-based health team, was presented with a long-service appreciation award. His work dates back a decade to when he and a part-time assistant made up the entire staff. The staff now has over a dozen members.

Bancroft woman has all the luck

Lifelong Bancroft resident Patty Card might just be the luckiest woman in town.

Flying lanterns pose fire hazard

The Lake St. Peter Property Owners Association (LSPPOA) is concerned about fire risks associated with flying lanterns – popular in the region around Canada Day.

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