Rock… paper… furniture

She may be known as ‘The Rock Lady’ in Pictou County from her whimsical rock paintings of houses and all kinds of other things, but Debbie Nowlan is branching out to paper now it seems. Growing up, she took the regular art classes in school but never really got into painting until 1998 when she […]

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Pet Paw-ty a joint venture

Pets were the focus of an event at Pier 15: Riverfront Marina recently. Pictou SPCA, CARMA Pictou County and Pier 15 partnered for a Pet Paw-ty that raised money and spread information for the two animal care organizations. “We’re trying to get people to understand the difference between what CARMA does versus the SPCA,” said […]

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Went to a garden party …

Alana Rondeau pours a cold beverage for Brenda MacPherson during the annual garden party hosted by Glen Haven Manor this afternoon in conjunction with the 2018 Festival of the Tartans. The Festival of the Tartans continues this weekend at Tartan Field with Highland games, piping and drumming competitions, Highland dancing and Scottish heavy weight events. […]

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‘Giant’ of a summer for local band

Andre Pettipas and the Giants have a huge summer ahead of them. During a recent interview, Trenton drummer Mark Cosh spoke about the band’s upcoming single release, their Canadian tour and shows in Sweden. Cosh said he’s feeling excited and overwhelmed about everything the Antigonish-based band has coming up. “We never really gave up,” he […]

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Junior FunFest ramps up

Approximately 90 children stepped up to the plate on Saturday for the first annual Trenton Junior Funfest at Scotia Park. Four teams of kids from ages eight to 12 years old took part in the softball tournament aimed to give young athletes another opportunity to play ball. Robin Hatt, who organized the event, said he […]

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FAST going country

ANTIGONISH – Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre adds the second show to its repertory season with the opening of Being Hank & Patsy by Path Productions. Being Hank & Patsy, written and directed by Antigonish native Laura Teasdale, is a musical memoire starring Ralph Steiner and Laura Teasdale. In this true story, two actors coincidentally embark […]

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Mayor’s Tea

Trenton FunFest got into full swing on Thursday in a sweet way – with the Jessie Smith Memorial Mayor’s Tea. The afternoon event was held at the Trenton Station Market on Main Street across from the town hall. Here, Mayor Shannon MacInnis spends some time at the tea chatting with Heather Roussy and Marion Nicholson. […]

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Are you salt savvy?

June was Stroke Awareness Month. This is the perfect time to think about making heart healthy lifestyle changes.  We know that too much sodium is linked to high blood pressure. Do you know where the sodium in your diet is coming from? Most sodium in the diet comes from restaurant meals, packaged and processed foods. […]

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