A new beginning

Hemlock Group breaks ground on phase one of Trenton Park project Monday morning marked the beginning of something big in Trenton as the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Trenton Park restoration project with the Hemlock Group took place A group of people came together to commemorate the beginning of the first portion of the project...

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All-wheels skate park workshop Sunday

PICTOU – An all-wheels skate park design workshop has been scheduled for Sunday at the Pictou Academy gym. The two-hour session will start at 6 p.m. It’s a chance for people to take part in designing Pictou’s new all-wheels skate park on the site of the present facility at Broidy Park through a partnership between...

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Written in stone

On a cool, crisp, sunny day in River John, on the bank of the community river, an excavator dug up a heartfelt ‘sign’ if ever there was one. Unbelievably, it was an answer to a young woman’s prayer, a plea to her father to ‘give her a sign’ just a few days before. Jayme MacLellan...

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Park a great initiative by Lions Club

To the Editor: What a wonderful idea for the Lion’s Club. A park for picnic and play in the summer and a place for winter fun as well; certainly a fantastic idea. My wife and I are not CFA, we are PBC (Pictou By Choice). We moved to Pictou because it is a fantastic town...

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Lions club proposing community park

The Pictou and Area Lions Club sees the beauty and potential in a local spot and wants to develop it for a public park that would be accessible to people of all abilities. They have dreams of the Pictou Winter Carnival being hosted there with skiing, sledding and skating and more. In summer, they imagine...

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Many fond memories of Green Hill park

To the Editor: I was sent your article re the Green Hill Rejuvenation Group and their interest in finding out additional information re Green Hill’s past. My name is Isabel Thompson (nee Grant) and I am a native of New Glasgow but moved to Ottawa with my parents in 1960. My grandparents were Clifford and...

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Scotia Park renovations under way

TRENTON – The Trenton and Area Minor Softball Association is helping to enhance the future of the Scotia Park for all ages to celebrate physical activity. The group has launched a $65,000 fundraising campaign to provide a new fence, new lights and new  washrooms with a ramp. “We are hoping to push the community piece,”...

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