Phase One continues at Trenton Park

Anyone passing by Trenton Park lately will have noticed a new and improved park is now, officially in the works. Recently, Higgins Construction of Trenton broke ground on the much-anticipated revitalization of the Town’s prized-jewel, Trenton Park. The Hemlock Group, a not-for profit society of 11 skilled community-minded individuals, along with the towns of Trenton,...

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Designated caregivers visits to begin at Glen Haven Manor

NEW GLASGOW – Glen Haven Manor has begun the orientation process for designated caregivers. All designated caregivers were contacted after the initial announcement was made to inform residents and families that these caregivers would be promptly identified and contacted. Educational tools to help explain the public health measures in place have also been created which...

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NSP crews ready for hurricane

Nova Scotia Power has mobilized over 300 crews from within the Atlantic Bubble to respond to hurricane Teddy. Crews are now positioned across the province from Yarmouth to Cape Breton to be ready to respond when it is safe to do so. Crews arrived into the province yesterday for safety checks that also included a...

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TURPLE, Vernon Sr.

TURPLE, Vernon Sr., Scotsburn – TURPLE, Capt. Vernon Elias Sr. – 85 of Scotsburn, passed away peacefully on September 20th, 2020 at home with his family by his side. Born on August 13th, 1935, he was the son of the late Lester Sr. and Helen (Cyr) Turple. Vernon is survived by his wife, Janet (England) Turple; brothers, Leonard, Bay View; Lester, Pictou; sister, […]

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RCMP urge safety as Hurricane Teddy approaches

With Hurricane Teddy continuing to track toward the province, the RCMP urges citizens to be mindful of the dangers that the storm may present. As the storm approaches, it is important to remember that extreme weather will result in hazardous conditions, decreased visibility and possible hydro-planing on roads and highways. Drivers may also encounter wind-blown...

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Climate change and your health

By Dr. T. Jock Murray and Janet Murray Remember the story of the frog and hot water? If you put a frog in boiling water he immediately jumps out, but put it in tepid water, and slowly heat the water, the frog passively sits there until he dies. We are slowly boiling frogs in a...

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Two departments respond to blaze

Trenton and Pictou Landing fire departments responded Sunday evening to a mobile home fire around 7:30 pm at the Grandview & King Street Trailer Park, Trenton. One man suffered smoke inhalation after fleeing from his home to seek assistance from a nearby friend and neighbour. The fire was brought under control shortly before 9 p.m. ...

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Gathering limits for participants in performing arts, sports to increase

Government is increasing the allowable numbers for participants in performing arts, sport and organized physical activity. Effective Oct. 1, the number of people who can participate in one of these activities without physical distancing will increase from 10 to 50. For most sports, this will allow full team practices and competition to resume, while for...

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