October 2017 Archive

Council supports community engaged art project

North Hastings Community Integration Association asked council to support its proposed community engaged art project Oct. 10.

Flag supports student solidarity

The rainbow flag that’s been floating around the community has found its permanent home at North Hastings High School with the Alphabet Club.

Remembering a Man Who Walks Among the Stars

When I first heard the news that Gord Downie had succumbed to his illness it felt as if I had lost a close friend. Having never held a conversation or even shaken hands with him, I could not comprehend why such a feeling of profound sadness had washed over me. It wasn’t until after I took a deep dive into Downie and The Tragically Hip’s music catalogue over the next couple of days that it occurred to me why the news of his passing seemed to hit so hard.

Reuse days coming to Hastings Highlands

Hastings Highlands is looking to hold reuse days after its operations manager recommended against a reuse centre. 

Hastings Highlands wants to connect with school board

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has received more than $600,000 from the province.

Trust shines light on rural poverty

Non-permanent residents are being asked to look behind the scenes of their cottage communities in a new poverty report by local resource groups. 

At long last, turtle hatchlings appear

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.

Thank you, local libraries

I remember getting off the bus after school when I was young in Bethany. I’d head across the street to the library, which also happened to be the municipal office. There, I would get free access to surf the web. Then it was dial-up, today, when you see students congregating outside of the Bancroft Public Library, you know they’re there for the same, except now it’s Wi-Fi.

Firefighters tell kids to know two ways out

North Hastings Fire Service and Bancroft Fire Department visited five area schools to teach students about fire safety.

NHFP celebrates anniversary with grand opening

North Hastings Family Pharmacy has officially celebrated its grand opening.

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