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  • Climate Strike inspires community
    by Jenn Watt on 18/06/2019 at 9:11 pm

    June 18, 2019 By Nate Smelle For the past 13 weeks Hermon Public School Grade 4 student Brynn Kilpatrick has ditched class on Fridays to lead a climate strike at the intersection of Hastings Street North and Bridge Street in downtown Bancroft. Additionally inspired by 16-year-old Swedish-born […]

  • Update on Airport Road straightening
    by Jenn Watt on 18/06/2019 at 9:06 pm

    June 18, 2019 By Chris Drost Travellers along Airport Road in Faraday Township will have noticed the considerable amount of tree removal and preparatory work undertaken earlier this spring. In recent weeks all work has been halted while the municipality conducts a Municipal Class Environmental […]

  • Noise, traffic and peaceful co-existence
    by Jenn Watt on 18/06/2019 at 9:03 pm

    June 18, 2019 By Nate Smelle Hastings County council sent a strong message to the residents of North Hastings this morning by voting 11-3 to approve the zoning bylaw amendment allowing the Freymond/Fowler quarry in Faraday to move forward. The main message sent … that Hastings County, like […]

  • County passes quarry vote
    by Jenn Watt on 18/06/2019 at 8:59 pm

    June 18, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore It’s official. The zoning bylaw amendment to allow the Freymond quarry in Faraday Township was officially passed by Hastings County’s Planning and Development Committee on Tuesday, June 18. The meeting was held at the county chambers in Belleville […]

  • Ives wraps up a successful season at OFSAA
    by Jenn Watt on 11/06/2019 at 9:28 pm

    June 11, 2019 By Nate Smelle North Hastings High School Grade 9 student Elyse Ives made her school and community proud over the weekend representing the school at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations at the University of Guelph. Ives made it into the top 10 in all Ontario with a […]

  • Community walks for turtles
    by Jenn Watt on 11/06/2019 at 9:20 pm

    June 11, 2019 By Nate Smelle The Land Between and Think Turtle Conservation Initiative held their second annual Turtle Walk in Bancroft on the morning of Saturday, June 8. The 35 participants in this year’s walk gathered at Riverside Park where the organizers had set up an information tent […]

  • Bancroft Relay flying high with $75,136 raised
    by Jenn Watt on 11/06/2019 at 9:16 pm

    June 11, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Travel was the theme of this year’s Relay for Life and participants travelled through the night of Friday, June 7 to show their support to all those fighting cancer. Millennium Park was filled with 10 teams setting up camp and walking the track. Taking […]

  • Fear and helplessness in Bancroft
    by Jenn Watt on 11/06/2019 at 9:10 pm

    June 11, 2019 By Nate Smelle Last Tuesday afternoon the North Hastings Community Trust released its findings from the Water and Wastewater Survey it conducted in Bancroft between Feb. 22 to March 25. The three main themes to arise from the survey included: quality of life; a shared sense of fear […]

  • Art gallery hosts double show
    by Jenn Watt on 11/06/2019 at 9:06 pm

    June 11, 2019 By Chris Drost Friday, June 7 proved to be a very busy time at the Art Gallery of Bancroft as a steady stream of family, friends and appreciators of art, spilled into the AGB for “A Sense of Place,” an exhibition of the work of Barbara Allport and Julie Withrow. Barbara […]

  • Community Integration hosts 5th annual barbecue
    by Jenn Watt on 04/06/2019 at 8:58 pm

    June 4, 2019 By Chris Drost To wrap up Community Living month, the North Hastings Community Integration Association hosted its 5th annual celebration barbecue on May 30 in the side yard of its Alice St. office. Sandra Phillips, executive director, said, “This is an opportunity to celebrate […]

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