At long last, turtle hatchlings appear

October 19, 2017

It was looking like the turtle hatchlings might not show up this year but good news, although later than usual, the hatchlings are emerging from their nests.

Bossio announces $50,000 for Bancroft Village Playhouse

MP for Hastings-Lennox and Addington Mike Bossio announced March 14 that the Village Playhouse will benefit from $50,000 in federal infrastructure funding to improve their kitchen facilities. He made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and minister responsible for FedDev Ontario.

Wynne’s watts

One thing I have to say: this premier has provided so many good opportunities for scribblers like me; it makes writing about the electricity debacle duck soup.

Ideas for North Hastings

We had a really bright spot at a recent council meeting in Hasting Highlands.

A heads up would have been nice

If the municipality wanted to put up the price of the shore road allowance — in other words the piece of property between the lake and the owners property — they should have sent out some information with the taxes to inform people what they were up to. There are a lot of seasonal people that this could affect.

Leveque Brothers/Rock Breakers Peewee Girls bring home the gold

The gold medal game saw the Jets facing off against the Kitchener Rangers in a rematch from a tournament earlier in the season that saw the girls on the losing end and they were out for revenge.

Old Tin Shed to expand online 

Bancroft’s Old Tin Shed has received more than $14,000 towards a new Internet-based store.

Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan

Scientists agree 2016 was the hottest year ever recorded. Whether it was higher costs due to a hotter summer or more severe flooding because of a faster spring melt, families and businesses — both urban and rural — felt the impact of climate change right here in Ontario.

Come close to meeting a former PM at AGB

The Art Gallery of Bancroft is planning to start 2017 historically. This year being the 150th birthday of Canada, Sir John A. Macdonald will be ...

CCNH thrift shops have volunteers with heart

At first glance the busy thrift shops located on Hastings Street in Bancroft or on Hwy. 62 in Coe Hill look like any other retail store offering a mix of gently used household goods, books, children’s toys, jewelry, craft supplies, gift baskets for all seasons and more! Only a few days left to holiday shop before the stores take a break for the holidays! Look at little closer however and you will quickly realize that it’s the volunteers who make these spaces special.

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