Women Alike shine at race

It was a good day for the Women Alike Abreast A River Dragon Boat Team. Recently back from their trip to Italy where 11 members had joined forces with paddlers from Saint John to form the Maritime Dragons team and participate in four half-kilometre races, Saturday’s Race on the River felt like an easier task....

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Road to Relay: Cancer survivor looks forward to weekend event

Cathy Cotter has been through the fire and came out other side. And through it all she never lost her sense of humour, her bright smile or her desire to help others. The Trenton woman was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003. At the time, she was a busy mom of two — John and...

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Spirit awakens dragon boat festival

NEW GLASGOW – It was a splendid day and a splendid way to celebrate the Race on the River’s 15th anniversary. Race chairman Bob Rogers announced after the races on Saturday that participants combined their efforts to raise $115,000 from among the 38 teams that paddled on Saturday along the East River. “The support from...

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