Icy roads contribute to crash

Last night’s blast of winter weather contributed to a single-vehicle collision. On November 18, at approximately 6:10 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, Trenton Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a single motor vehicle collision on the Trenton Connector in Trenton. The collision occurred when a 2008 Ford Ranger lost control. Three people were...

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Peter Baird wants to represent District 8

Peter Baird is running in the October municipal election to be the representative on the Municipality of Pictou County Council for District 8 which includes Abercrombie-Granton, Mount William, Westville Road and Alma-Greenhill. “We have been through many obstacles over the past few months and years, many being overcome and still yet, some to be resolved,”...

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TIR works towards improving safety at Abercrombie/Trenton Connector intersection

ABERCROMBIE — Steps are being taken to improve safety at an intersection that has been a cause for concern among residents and first responders, says the county councillor for the area. District 8 Coun. Larry Turner said during a recent council meeting that he received an update from the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal...

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Pictou RCMP arrest three impaired drivers in 11 hours

Pictou District RCMP arrested three impaired drivers between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. on August 3. At 9:10 a.m., the RCMP responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver in the MacLellans Brook area. Police located the driver, a 24-year-old man from Pictou County, who was arrested for impaired operation of a conveyance. He provided breath samples which...

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Driver charged following two-vehicle collision

TRENTON – New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating after a two-vehicle collision here Wednesday. At approximately 5:30 p.m. on July 3, New Glasgow Regional Police, Trenton Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to the collision at the intersection of North Main Street and Park Road.  The collision involved a lone Pictou County male driving a...

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Litter checkpoints this week

Pictou County Solid Waste, in conjunction with the Pictou County District RCMP, will be conducting litter checkpoints at various locations throughout Pictou County. The general public can expect to see members of the RCMP and the Pictou County Solid Waste Team conducting “Litter Checkpoints” during Environment Week on June 7.   The goal is to educate the public on...

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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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Three injured in crash at Trenton Connector and Abercrombie Road

ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP is investigating a collision at the intersection of Abercrombie Road and the Trenton Connector. At 2:50 p.m. on Friday, RCMP, EHS and Abercrombie Fire Department, responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a 2009 Ford Ranger and a 2011 Hyundai Accent. As a result, the driver of the Hyundai, a 25-year-old...

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RCMP lays charge in fatal collision

ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP has laid a charge of dangerous driving causing death following a lengthy investigation into a fatal collision which occurred in 2016. On December 7, 2016, the RCMP responded to a collision on Abercrombie Road at the intersection with the Trenton Connector.  Upon arrival at the scene, police noted a dump truck had collided with...

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RCMP continue to investigate fatal collision

ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP continue to investigate the cause of a collision which claimed the life of an 85-year-old New Glasgow woman. At approximately 11:30 a.m. yesterday, Pictou District RCMP, EHS and the Abercrombie and New Glasgow Fire Departments responded to a collision between a 2011 Hyundai Accent and a dump truck at the...

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