Embrace Winter & Beat the Winter Blues
The best part about winter in Hastings County, is that we actually have snow! It doesn't matter what outdoor or winter activity you are into, there is something for everyone.
Marmora SnoFest runs...
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
I am aware that parents and people in general would like to see more jobs in Hastings County. They want kids and other young people to find work locally. Fortunately there are many jobs available...
TripAdvisor Workshop: Making the Most of your Listing
As TripAdvisor introduces new opportunities for destination marketing - like customized content to complement the site’s traditional user-generated content - we’re working to put the region’s best...
Do the math
If you've read previous blog posts I've written you'll notice that I have made a habit of contrasting the City of Toronto with Hastings County. A major focus has been real estate prices. My latest...
New Harvest Hastings website
It's official! Harvest Hastings has a new website www.harvesthastings.ca It was launched at their Local Food Dinner and Annual General Meeting (AGM) the evening of Tuesday, November 29. Harvest...
When social media gets crowded
Wherever I go, whether it's a seminar, a meeting or just chatting with colleagues, I hear testimonials for social media. The benefits of platforms like Facebook and Twitter are touted including...
The Holiday Line-up for December
13th Annual Tweed Festival of Trees | December 1st to 4thDec. 1 & 2: 12:00pm - 8:00pm; Dec. 3: 10:00am - 5:00pm; Dec. 4: 12:00pm - 3:00pmLocation: 617 Louisa St., Tweed | Admission : $2....
Tomorrow is Remembrance Day, sometimes informally called "Poppy Day". It's an opportunity to remember people who have served in the armed forces and those who have died in the line of duty.
Celebrate International GIS Day on November 16th
NOVEMBER 16th is INTERNATIONAL GIS DAY! Please celebrate with the County GIS staff and explore new and innovative ways the County is using mapping technology to enhance a better understanding of the...
Santa is Coming to Town
You better watch out, you better not cry; better not pout, we're telling you why.... Santa Claus is coming to town!
Deseronto Santa Clause Parade | Saturday November 26th - 4:30pm
Madoc Santa Claus...