October 2017 Archive

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

As we make our way through October, we recognize the 25th annual Child Abuse Prevention Month. We recognize that in a perfect world, every child would have a safe, loving home and family, who could also afford to put food on the table every night.

Hastings Highlands hearing postponed

The Ontario Municipal Board has moved Hastings Highlands’s at-large voting decision hearing to November.

Hastings Highlands working on fireworks bylaw

Hastings Highlands is moving forward with developing a fireworks bylaw for the municipality.

Wilberforce school inspired to give

For a group of 62 students, the sum raised for the Terry Fox Run this year was astounding.

Summit empowers youth to take action for change

More than 150 youth from throughout Hastings County converged on the recreation complex in Tyendinaga Township on Friday, Sept. 29 for the area’s first ever youth summit.

Women walk for ‘freedom of movement’

Bancroft women have taken to the streets to support women’s safety.

Soup for the hungry

North Hastings Community Cupboard is planning to keep those in need warm this giving season with homemade soup.

Bancroft BIA’s upcoming annual general meeting

On Oct. 31 at 8 a.m., Bancroft’s BIA will be holding their annual general meeting of the membership, at Club 580, to review the past year and to approve the proposed 2018 budget. The meeting is open to anyone interested.

Sometimes passing isn’t worth it

Before I could fully understand what was happening, there was a series of honks and flashes of red brake lights. As I came to a full stop, and luckily the three cars behind me also did, the three cars ahead of me swerved onto the shoulder. All I saw was the front right corner of a white northbound SUV bumper disappear back into his lane of traffic where the van had been seconds before.

Town chooses water and wastewater contractor

Bancroft has begun negotiating with the lowest bidder for town water and wastewater management.

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