Stuff the Car Event in Downtown Newcastle

Stuff the Car Event in Downtown Newcastle

The Newcastle Business District is throwing a back to school party in Queen Elizabeth Park, Wednesday August 31st from 11 am to 3 pm. Everyone is invited to bring along their family, friends and neighbours to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of food, jumping castles, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting and balloon artist. This 4th year annual community… Read more »

Air Show Atlantic 2016

Air Show Atlantic 2016

The Atlantic Canada International Air Show returned to Miramichi on the weekend. Thousands of fans travelled from all across the Maritimes to witness the amazing performances overhead as well as to view the numerous displays on the ground and meet the pilots. One of the highlights of the show was the return of the Canadian… Read more »

2016 Miramichi Scottish Festival Held

2016 Miramichi Scottish Festival Held

The 2016 Miramichi Scottish Festival kicked off on Friday August 18th with their Tartan and Awards Banquet. Three outstanding members received William Davidson Medals Sally Donald, Boyd Allison and John McKay. A $5000 Scholarship was also awarded to John MacMillan. The Fochabers Fiddlers from Scotland and Mason’s Tender from Fredericton provided the evening’s entertainment. The celebration continued throughout the weekend… Read more »

Annual Harvest Home Supper September 5th

Annual Harvest Home Supper September 5th

The Annual Harvest Home Supper at St. Stephen’s United Church in Black River Bridge will be held on Monday, September 5, 2016. Tickets will be on sale from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm with meals being served from 12:00 noon to 5:30 pm. Ham or Turkey Dinners: $12:00 (adults) or $6.00 (children; 12 & under).… Read more »

Miramichi History Museum

Miramichi History Museum

By Anthony McLean Nestled in Miramichi, at 182 Wellington Street, is the home of the Miramichi History Museum. I recently had the privilege of interviewing Shaun O’Reilly, President of the Miramichi Natural History Association, which operates the Miramichi History Museum. Mr. O’Reilly was generous enough to share his knowledge of the abundant displays showcased at… Read more »

Village of Blackville Celebrates 50 Years

Village of Blackville Celebrates 50 Years

Blackville was long settled before it received its name. It was believed to be settled right after Northumberland County was established and at the same time New Brunswick was separated from Nova Scotia in 1784. Many Loyalists, dissatisfied with their land grants, moved from the Saint John and Nashwaak Rivers in 1785-1787. The first to… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 18, 2016

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 18, 2016

THIS WEEK’S KEY WORD IS “IMPROVEMENT”.  With cooler temperatures and some rain, angling and angling conditions have improved this week.  First, the Cold-Water Pool closures have revoked and are now open to regular angling.  The Southwest Miramichi water levels have increased by 2 feet in the Blackville area and about 15 inches in the Doaktown… Read more »

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