Monthly Archives: June 2013

This Week’s Fastpitch Results

This Week’s Fastpitch Results

by Shawn McCarthy Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch action resumed this past Monday after a brief hiatus for the Robert Blacquier Memorial Tournament, and the local clubs were itching to get back on the field after the visiting Richibucto Jays walked away with the tournament championship last Sunday. The always competitive Nelson “Days Inn” Red Sox took… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 27, 2013

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 27, 2013

The report this week is one of mixed messages from those around the river.  I’ hearing lots of fish, but they won’t take well, the water is too warm, to good fishing.  So it is a coin toss this week. Doug White’s Tammerack Sports Fly Shop in Juniper said that the salmon have finely arrived. […] Read more »

Official NB Day Celebrations to be Held in Blackville

Official NB Day Celebrations to be Held in Blackville

The official New Brunswick Day celebrations will be held this year on Monday, August 5, in Blackville. “New Brunswick Day is an opportunity for all of us to celebrate the past and present of our culture and way of life,” said Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister, Trevor Holder. “Last year’s celebrations in Saint-André were a… Read more »

Canada Day Weekend in Blackville

Canada Day Weekend in Blackville

The Village of Blackville on the Mighty Miramichi has a lot of fun events happening this Canada Day long weekend! Grindstone Landing Bargain Basement A Basement Rummage Sale will be held at the United Church Hall, 143 Main Street in Blackville on Saturday June 29, 2013 from 9 am to 12 noon. Lots of good… Read more »

City of Miramichi Canada Day Celebrations

City of Miramichi Canada Day Celebrations

Canada Day weekend is upon us and there’s a lot happening in the City of Miramichi to celebrate! Check out the full schedule of events below and have a safe and Happy Canada Day, Mighty Miramichiers! Saturday June 29, 2013 9 am – 1 pm Canada Day Farmers Market at 1 Ellis Street, Chatham Pioneer Seniors Building… Read more »

Exhibition with Conrad Légère in Miramichi

Exhibition with Conrad Légère in Miramichi

From June 25th to August 25th 2013, the Galerie Artcadienne located at the Carrefour Beausoleil in Miramichi, NB presents the exhibition Expressions of life in the heart of the Atlantic/ Expressions de la vie au cœur de l’Atlantique from the artist Conrad Légère. Originally from Caraquet, Conrad favours the medium of oil painting on canvas [Read More…] Read more »

Joseph, A Poem by Elizabeth Copeland

Joseph, A Poem by Elizabeth Copeland

Joseph Busy at his workbench, long form stooped, eyes narrowed, he sands the damaged wood. A child’s rocking chair, dark rich walnut intricately carved with care, long years ago for the daughter whose birth stopped her mother’s life; that child now grown and gone and who cares where. Why this sunny morning? Why this need [Read More…] Read more »

Sobeys Nutrition Events for July

Sobeys Nutrition Events for July

Contributed by Margaret Young, RD, MSc Here is the schedule of nutrition events happening at Sobeys Douglastown in July. New this month is the Slimmer Summer class, where we will talk about how to make healthy eating easier in the summer months. And of course there are returning favourites like Taste & Learn and Healthy… Read more »

End of School Bash Big Success

End of School Bash Big Success

Contributed by Alan Breck The old estate on MacDonald’s Farm was filled with life this past Saturday during the End of School Bash. More that 270 patrons joined Muriel MacCullum, her staff and a bevy of Highland Society volunteers in a celebration of summer in this pastoral environment. Boyd Carnahan provided the pony rides, while… Read more »

Robert Blacquier Memorial Tournament Results

Robert Blacquier Memorial Tournament Results

by Shawn McCarthy Miramichi softball fans were sure to have walked away happy this past weekend after a very eventful Robert Blacquier Memorial tournament. The tenth instalment of this annual spectacle was a great success, with plenty of thrills, upsets and some of the finest exploits one could hope to see in this province. One… Read more »

“Living Passion” Free Seminar in Bathurst

“Living Passion” Free Seminar in Bathurst

A free-to-attend, all-ages motivational seminar presented by C.S.P. — a professional, industry endorsed recording artist, event organizer, and music instructor — and Scott Doucet — a professional motivational speaker, consultant, and founder of Edge Motivation – will be held on Tuesday, June 25th, 6:30pm, at The Atlantic Host, in Bathurst, NB. The event will see… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 20, 2013

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 20, 2013

Angling now has a green light so to speak with both salmon and grilse returning to the rivers in good numbers.  There are not hordes of fish, but certainly enough to make anglers want to go to the rivers with a reasonable chance of success.  The counting traps at Cassilis and Millerton are both operational […] Read more »

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