At Big Al’s – Dann Alexander and Chad Mitchell

Please welcome Chad Mitchell, one of my oldest friends as we co-write a tribute to one of our favourite hometown stores. There were many locally owned stores in our hometown throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s, but none of them had the charm and longevity of Big Al’s Convenience in the North end of New Glasgow, […]

Trenton Nova Scotia at 100

A small Nova Scotia town with a rich history of industry is in the midst of celebrating the centennial anniversary of its’ incorporation. Trenton is adjacent to my birth town of New Glasgow. For a few people on both sides of my family, Trenton is and always will be their hometown. Trenton is host to a coal-fired generating station […]