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Vaccinations keep students returning to school this week safer

January 18, 2022

MICHAEL RILEYStaff I FIRST CAME UP here to Bancroft to start writing for Bancroft This Week barely a month after the pandemic officially had begun. Now, two years ...

Boyer Family Charitable Fund makes $2,000 donation to hospital

by CHRIS DROSTStaff Brandon Boyer, of Boyer Motors, recently presented Kim Bishop, chair of the North Hastings Fund Development Committee, with a $2,000 donation to ...

Parent starts petition to allow Madawaska students to attend Whitney Public School

by MICHAEL RILEYLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter A petition was started on Jan. 8 on change.org by Madawaska resident Lynsey Aleck to allow school aged children in her town to ...

Limerick public works supervisor updates council

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative Reporter At their meeting on Dec 20, Limerick Township council heard from Les Rowley, the public works supervisor, who ...

Schools will not be contact traced for COVID-19

By Kristena Schutt-Moore The Hastings Prince Edward District School Board held their first meeting of 2022 on Jan. 3 to discuss the announcement from the ...

Memorial golf tournament aims to help those suffering with addiction

By Nate Smelle As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches its third year, the extent of its indirect impact on society is becoming more evident. Because of ...

Health Unit increases vaccine appointments in South Algonquin

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative Reporter On Jan. 5, Bancroft This Week asked Jim Etmanski, the executive director of the South Algonquin Family Health ...

Libraries return to curbside pick up

By Kristena Schutt-Moore As the province is now in Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen with modifications, area libraries are returning to curb side ...

Curbside service is more than books at NHPL

By Chris Drost With the return to a modified Stage-2, libraries, including the North Hastings Public Library, have returned to curbside service. What CEO head ...

Ontario reports record number of intensive care patients with COVID-19

By Nate Smelle On the frigid morning of Tuesday, Jan. 11 Ontarians awoke to discover that the province had set another record in the fight ...

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