Affordable Hastings County
If I was in the market for a new flat screen TV, I would take a look at the various options and prices. Let's pretend that I go into one store and the price of the TV I want is $1,000. However, I...
Visit our Farmers' Markets and Eat Farm Fresh this Summer.
Imagine taking home your fresh and locally grown items that you just bought at the local farmers market. While unpacking your recent market goods, you breathe in the delicious aromas and...
How much do you know about Hastings County?
Today I came across this column in the Frontenac Gazette. It gave me the idea to put together the following quiz about Hastings County. Let's see how much you know.
1. When was Hastings County...
A new way to explore Hastings County
The County of Hastings has launched its next generation of online mapping known as “Community Online Maps”. Available to the general public and municipal staff, the new online mapping provides...
Nature Discovery Tours in North Hastings
Guided interpretive tours are hosted by the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Bancroft & Area Stewardship Council and the following local clubs:
Financing to start a business
For this blog post, I thought I would outline some ways in which entrepreneurs can find some money if they do not have a source of revenue to start-up or expand. I thought of this topic because...
A Look at Recent Visitor Stats for Hastings County
Ever wonder who visits our County each year, where are they coming from and what do they do when they arrive? We now have the answer.
Recently, staff received the latest visitors statistics (for...
#CelebrateMapleSeason in Hastings County
In Hastings County, maple syrup is more than a sticky-sweet accompaniment to pancakes… or bacon, or salad dressing… it’s a way of life for producers who have been tapping their trees for decades....
It costs more to live in the "big city"
As reported by InsideBelleville.com, a new study released by Kanetix.ca found that cities in the Greater Toronto Area have the highest rates of auto insurance in Ontario. The City of Brampton's...
Retail makeover project in Bancroft
The Bancroft Business Improvement Area (BBIA) has partnered with the local Community Futures Development Corporation and Loyalist College to provide a RETAIL Makeover Project.
The goal of this...