May 2018 Archive

Chamber opens business centre

Bancroft and District Chamber of Commerce is settling into what general manager Greg Webb says will be its forever home. The new venue may mean permanent roots for the chamber and an opportunity to offer a solid foundation for up and coming area business people.

Hagar, Walder and Davis announce candidacy

Hastings Highlands officially has a candidate running for deputy mayor and two more on the ballot for councillor.

Third yarn bomb supports turtle populations

Hundreds of hand-knit and crocheted turtles have taken over Bancroft to remind motorists to watch for turtles crossing local roads and highways.

NHCT settles into new location

Thanks to an enormous outpouring of donations and much labour of love, North Hastings Community Trust is now settled into a beautiful new home between A Place for the Arts and Life House on Bridge Street.


“Oh my God, they’re turtles!” I shrieked.

The mighty York

We certainly should make better use of this river. It is such a shame that the boardwalk has not been completed.

Blair granted new trial

Wollaston Township Reeve Graham Blair has been granted a new trial following his successful appeal of an impaired driving conviction from March 2017.

Lots of information for seniors

There was information on just about anything a senior should know, and then more, at the Seniors Information Expo held at the Hastings Highlands Centre on May 17. The event was organized by

Local man honoured by police

Bancroft’s safety and well-being committee advisor has been named the first Honorary Police Chief of the Peterborough Police Service.

Turtle awareness signs go up in North Hastings

New road awareness signs warning of turtle hotspots are going up in North Hastings thanks to area residents.

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