DSTN upkeep becoming a question of finances

TRENTON — The Liberals are hoping to generate interest in the former DSTN facility once again. With a two-year vacancy and the building in receivership, the government has been paying $150,000 a month to maintain the former DSME property in hopes that a buyer will come forward. Last Thursday, Geoff MacLellan, minister of Business, toured […]

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Lots in store for Trenton with budget projections

TRENTON — The 2017-18 budget projections for the Town of Trenton are completed and all indications are the town is great shape. CAO Brian White presented the budget overview at a meeting of town council on Tuesday night. “Having finalized budgets before the end of March is a significant achievement for all involved,” he said. […]

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Northern Pulp boosts shutdown budget and workforce

Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation has begun its annual maintenance shutdown to carry out preventative maintenance on non-operating equipment. The shutdown will see the mill’s workforce skyrocket from just over 330 to nearly 1,000 workers with tradespeople descending on the Pictou County region. The original shutdown budget of $8 million for the 10-day period has […]

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