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 […]

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate community news banner

Spotlight on white canes

As the old saying goes, it’s not polite to stare. The group Visually Impaired Pictou County and member Julie Martin is hoping to bring some awareness of those who use canes because of low or total vision loss. The group meets in the New Glasgow Library on the last Friday of every month upstairs, which […]

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate community news banner

Man arrested on firearms charge

Police have arrested a man in connection with an incident in Trenton last night. On Thursday, Nov. 22 at approximately 6:15 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, responded to a residence on Park Road in  Trenton that an adult male was in possession with a possible firearm. Police immediately blocked off the area around Park Road […]

Continue Reading

Auction ends era

TRENTON — Gregg MacDonald could not reconcile what he bought at an auction with what might have been at the former TrentonWorks. MacDonald was among those who attended an auction of more than 1,900 items that Corporate Assets Inc. offered for sale last week at the idle manufacturing plant. He used to work at the […]

Continue Reading