No injuries following three-vehicle collision

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, at approximately 9:30 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Westville Road and George Shaw Way. The collision involved a 2019 Ford Ranger, 2019 Honda CRV and a 2009 Dodge Canavan. Damage to the Honda CRV...

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Taking a stand … against domestic violence

Members of the Black Lives Matter movement took a stand against domestic violence Sunday evening outside of the New Glasgow Police station. The protest was sparked by a recent incident that happened in the community. After those involved and some in the community felt the response by NGRPD was not appropriate for the situation, the...

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A dozen people charged for failing to maintain social distancing

A dozen county residents who ignored social distancing directives were charged under the Health Protection Act over the weekend. New Glasgow Regional Police charged 12 people for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Saturday evening, April 18, four people were charged behind the Trenton Minor Sports Community...

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Police charge five people under Health Protection Act over Easter weekend

New Glasgow Regional Police charged five people over the long weekend for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Sunday afternoon, April 12, a 29-year-old male and a 23-year-old male were charged under Section 71(1)(b) for failing to comply to the regulations of the Health Protection Act. Both persons...

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Police issue fine to man for failure to maintain social distance

A Trenton man has been fined for failing to maintain appropriate social distance after an outing at Wal-mart. On Wednesday, April 8th, at approximately 5:15 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police issued a summary offence ticket to the 54-year-old man who was failing to provide safe social distancing between others at the Wal-mart in New Glasgow....

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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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Mock accident show horrors of impaired driving

Everything spins, in a flash of light and crunching metal you have no time to react. When you open your eyes and feel the pain the only noise you can make is a scream. It may not be the same for everyone but many stories of car crashes follow this narrative. Even though it may...

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Mock crash to demonstrate realities of impaired driving

NEW GLASGOW – Grade 12 high school students from North Nova Education Centre will see firsthand the devastating realities associated with impaired driving by drugs or alcohol and the realities emergency responders face each time they respond to a crash involving teens. New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department, Trenton Fire Department, MADD Pictou...

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Two in custody regarding fire

The Pictou County Regional Emergency Management Office stated that several Pictou County Fire Departments responded to several reports of grass fires throughout Pictou County. In addition, the Trenton Connector  from Highway 106 to the Abercrombie Road was closed as a precaution to allow several fire departments throughout Pictou County to put out several fires on...

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Funny money passed in New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW — A local business got scammed last week with a fake $100 bill. The New Glasgow Regional Police is advising businesses and the public about a counterfeit Canadian $100 bill that was passed in the area. On Friday, Jan. 26, police reported receiving notification from a local business that they received the funny...

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