Run for the Cure raises almost $30,000 locally

Trenton Park was a sea of pink and white on Sunday as a crowd gathered in solidarity. The occasion was the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure which raises funds to create a future without breast cancer. Dedication, enthusiasm and energy were prevalent as participants walked or ran distances of either one kilometer...

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Pretty in Pink

TRENTON — Pink will be the colour of the day on October 6 when the CIBC Run for the Cure takes to Trenton Park for the annual run and walk event for breast cancer. Each year, fundraisers come together to support survivors of breast cancer and remember those who lost their battle to cancer. This...

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$3.8 M in upgrades coming for Trenton Park

TRENTON — Local stakeholders are lauding the government funding for improvements at Trenton Park. Cindy MacKinnon from Destination Eastern and Northumberland Shores emceed the announcement last Friday of $3.8 million in government funding for the project. She was accompanied by Jennifer Bethell from the Hemlock Group, who took part in the press conference, while the...

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Pedal power on Bike Week

New Glasgow town crier Jim Stewart New Glasgow rang in the start of Bike Week at the New Glasgow Farmers Market on Saturday. “It’s a whole healthy lifestyle, walking, and biking. As people age, you got to keep moving; this is a great way to stay in shape. It is a mind, body and spirit...

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Weather hampers Fisherama

TRENTON — It was a miserable day for trout fishing. Almost 200 people braved the elements on Saturday for the Pictou County Rivers Association’s annual Fisherama at Steeltown Park, and the fish were not biting. Taylor Malcolm expressed some mild frustration as he reeled in a twig with his fishing line. “Biggest thing I caught...

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Day of Mourning service Sunday

“Why are serious injuries and deaths that occur at a workplace treated differently than those occurring elsewhere?” asks Pictou County Injured Workers’ Association president Mary Lloyd. “An incident occurring outside the workplace results in police securing the scene and investigating to determine if foul play or criminal activity is involved. However, a workplace incident involves,...

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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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Summer’s Here in Trenton this weekend

Trenton Park is getting ready for a carnival this Saturday, June 23, with this annual Summer’s Here celebration at the park. The event, which usually does not feature a theme is excited to announce a few new things to the line up this year to help entertain everyone looking to attend. At just $5 to...

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County backs Trenton Park

TRENTON — The Hemlock Group has officially seen five of the six local municipalities pledge money to the group that is working on the restoration of Trenton Park as a regional asset. The Municipality of Pictou County Council announced during its budget to give the $45,000 over three years to help with renovating the park...

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Hundreds fish for a tasty bite

TRENTON — It was a glorious day on Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pictou County Rivers Association’s annual Fisherama at Steeltown Park. About 200 adults and children took part in the event throughout the morning under mainly clear and calm conditions. Rivers association president Alfred White said it was a good day...

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