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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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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Trenton Park revitalization beginning

Even a global health pandemic can’t keep great things from happening at Trenton Park. A tender has just been awarded to Higgins Construction in the amount of $1,699,700 for the first phase of work as part of the revitalization project spurred by The Hemlock Group, a group of engaged volunteers whose goal is to create...

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Annual Day of Mourning cancelled due to COVID-19

TRENTON — The annual National Day of Mourning ceremony will not be held this year at Trenton Park due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives or have suffered life altering injuries as a result of workplace accidents and occupational diseases,”...

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Run for the Cure raises almost $30,000 locally

Trenton Park was a sea of pink and white on Sunday as a crowd gathered in solidarity. The occasion was the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure which raises funds to create a future without breast cancer. Dedication, enthusiasm and energy were prevalent as participants walked or ran distances of either one kilometer...

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Pretty in Pink

TRENTON — Pink will be the colour of the day on October 6 when the CIBC Run for the Cure takes to Trenton Park for the annual run and walk event for breast cancer. Each year, fundraisers come together to support survivors of breast cancer and remember those who lost their battle to cancer. This...

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$3.8 M in upgrades coming for Trenton Park

TRENTON — Local stakeholders are lauding the government funding for improvements at Trenton Park. Cindy MacKinnon from Destination Eastern and Northumberland Shores emceed the announcement last Friday of $3.8 million in government funding for the project. She was accompanied by Jennifer Bethell from the Hemlock Group, who took part in the press conference, while the...

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Pedal power on Bike Week

New Glasgow town crier Jim Stewart New Glasgow rang in the start of Bike Week at the New Glasgow Farmers Market on Saturday. “It’s a whole healthy lifestyle, walking, and biking. As people age, you got to keep moving; this is a great way to stay in shape. It is a mind, body and spirit...

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Weather hampers Fisherama

TRENTON — It was a miserable day for trout fishing. Almost 200 people braved the elements on Saturday for the Pictou County Rivers Association’s annual Fisherama at Steeltown Park, and the fish were not biting. Taylor Malcolm expressed some mild frustration as he reeled in a twig with his fishing line. “Biggest thing I caught...

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Day of Mourning service Sunday

“Why are serious injuries and deaths that occur at a workplace treated differently than those occurring elsewhere?” asks Pictou County Injured Workers’ Association president Mary Lloyd. “An incident occurring outside the workplace results in police securing the scene and investigating to determine if foul play or criminal activity is involved. However, a workplace incident involves,...

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