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Hunter expects ‘significant progress’ on Algonquin Land Claim by end of 2024

By Nate Smelle Nearly four decades have passed since the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation [formerly known as the Algonquins of Golden Lake] submitted a land claim to the Government of Canada in 1983 and the Government of Ontario in ...

Raising awareness of addiction the main focus of Andrew Robinson Memorial Golf Tournament

By Nate SmelleWith 2022 now in the rear view mirror and the new year just getting underway, Vera Robinson is already hard at work from ...

Manor residents receive Christmas surprise

By Kristena Schutt-Moore Residents of Hastings Centennial Manor got surprise Christmas gifts on Thursday, Dec. 15 as members of the Auxiliary of Hastings Centennial Manor ...

North Hastings Community Trust gets a hand from United Way HPE

By Mike RileyLocal Journalism Initiative ReporterBancroft This Week has been looking at various local community organizations that benefit from United Way Hastings Prince Edward’s support ...

Home Again brings back Betty White Challenge

By Kristena Schutt-Moore On Dec. 31, 2021, just shy of her 100 birthday on Jan. 17, 2022 Betty White passed away. Known for her love ...

Maggie’s Resource Centre benefits from United Way HPE

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative Reporter More than 30 years ago, Maggie’s Resource Centre started offering support and services to residents of North Hastings ...

Bancroft OPP arrest suspect in shooting incident

UPDATE: Since news broke in the early evening hours of Sunday, Jan. 8 that a shooting incident had taken place at the Canadian Tire in ...

Special school board meeting on collective agreement

By Kristena Schutt-Moore On Monday, Dec. 19, the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board held a closed special meeting of the committee of the whole. This ...

RE/MAX donates $5,000 to North Hastings Inspiration Place

By Mike RileyLocal Journalism Initiative ReporterIn a Dec. 19 post from the North Hastings Inspiration Place Facebook page, they announced that they had received a ...

Whitney Santa Claus Parade delights attendees

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative ReporterCalled “the cutest little parade you ever did see,” the Whitney Santa Claus Parade made its way through downtown ...

Bancroft Santa Claus Parade organizer very satisfied with parade went

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Bancroft Santa Claus Parade happened on Dec. 3 at 2:30 p.m., starting at the MTO parking lot ...

Community News

Dance being held to support Camp Bongopix repairs Jan. 28

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative ReporterAccording to a media release sent out on Jan. 17 to Bancroft This Week, a couple of employees of ...

Kickstarting The Art of Done

By Kristena Schutt-Moore Tom Fitzgerald will soon be releasing his own CD album called The Art of Done. The album will be a four track ...

My favourite kinda trouble is released

By Kristena Schutt-Moore The album release concert for Bill Black’s new CD My favourite kinda trouble was sold out on Friday, Jan. 20. The Muse ...

Family connects over love of birding

By Chris Drost One family didn’t let a pandemic take the wind out of their sails when it prevented them from getting together for their ...

Pictures of the past in 2023 calendar

By Kristena Scutt-Moore The Bancroft North Hastings Heritage Museum has released a new batch of calendars and the 2023 year features historic pictures from the ...

The Muse to host Bill Black CD release party Jan. 20

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative ReporterHaliburton area singer/songwriter and musician Bill Black will be performing selections from his new CD at the CD release ...

100+ Women Who Care seeking additional members

By Chris Drost The Bancroft chapter of 100+ Women Who Care is calling for new members in 2023 to help give local charitable non-profit organizations ...

South Algonquin Library presents Algonquin history workshop

By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative Reporter South Algonquin Township public library, in partnership with the municipality and Waaseyaa Consulting, are presenting a workshop entitled ...

The spirit of Christmas at Riverstone

By Kristena Schutt-MooreSleigh bells, carols and laughter filled the air at the Riverstone Residence on Saturday, Dec. 17 as residents and their families gathered for ...

Knights selling Christmas trees for community

By Kristena Schutt-Moore A forest of spruce trees have popped up next to Zehrs Bakery and Kim’s Convenience as over the past week the Knights ...

Sports

Algonquin athlete hopes to continue his winning ways this winter

By Nate Smelle 2022 has proven to be another successful year for competitive runner and snowshoer Bernie Hogan. Hogan began this past season on July ...

Taking first place on snowshoes

By Kristena Schutt-Moore Bernie Hogan has been racing on snowshoes for the past three years, and this year he swept the competition away. He took ...

NHHS returns to the ice to honour TG Welsh

By Kristena Schutt-Moore The graduating students of North Hastings High School returned to the ice of the North Hastings Community Centre on Friday, April 1. ...

Rockhounds and Jets join forces to raise awareness of Dress Purple Day

By Nate Smelle The North Hastings Community Centre is once again abuzz with the sounds of hockey. Along with the cheerful atmosphere around the rink, ...

Hockey changing for youngest players

The game is changing for young hockey families. Initiate level, tyke and novice players won’t be returning to the same ice dynamics they remember for the next few years.

Bantam Jets all Ontario finalists

The Bierworth Readi-Mix Bantam Jets were on the road Saturday for game three of their series against the Mitchell Meteors. Being down two games to ...

Weekly open gym offered at Bancroft Gems gymnastics

Bancroft Gems Gymnastics students practice their skills as part of the new weekly open gym format, offered every Saturday afternoon to members and non-members alike ...

Bancroft Jets Tykes Win C Championship

On Saturday, March 11 the Bancroft Tykes travelled to Baltimore for the Tyke Year-end Windup. The Tykes won 14-5 in the final C Division Championship. ...

Bantam Jets down in the finals

The Bierworth Readi-Mix Bantam Jets hosted the Mitchell Meteors this weekend for games one and two of their all Ontario finals. Saturday, the Jets kicked ...

Switch yard ball hockey house league returns

Due to the great success of our first year of running the Switch Yard Ball Hockey House League last spring, the Switch Yard is once ...

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