Steeltown celebrates: 136 years since pouring of steel

TRENTON – A local industrial milestone was celebrated on Thursday with the rededication of the first pouring of steel ingots in Canada in July, 1883 in Trenton with the unveiling of a special plaque. “This is an awesome way to start a great weekend in Trenton,” Mayor Shannon MacInnis said. He was referring to the...

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Salt shaker

Fortunately, no one was injured when this salt truck tipped over at the intersection of Hampson and Main streets in Trenton, spilling its load of salt. Main Street, from Forge to High, was closed while the situation was rectified. At approximately 9:30 a.m. this morning, New Glasgow Regional Police, Trenton Fire Department, and Emergency Health...

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Police presence at Westville business

Police are not saying yet what necessitated a police presence and police tape preventing people from entering the White Tail Pub and Grill in Westville. But today, yellow police tape prevents patrons from entering the location on Main Street. More details will be posted as soon as they are available....

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Trenton Pharmasave opens

The opening of a new pharmacy in Trenton is a welcome site to the town’s residents after they lost their only pharmacy a few years ago. Glenn Hicks, owner and operator of Pictou Pharmasave, said he had been eyeing the town since Shoppers Drug Mart closed in 2014. “It surprised me that pharmacy services weren’t...

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