Monthly Archives: October 2013

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

By Jules Keenan I walk up the walkway in anticipation. It is lined with pumpkins of different shapes and sizes, all their eyes flickering in my direction. The spider webs on the dead flowers that only weeks ago were in full bloom, glisten from the dew that has already fallen, outshining the sparkling red eyes [Read More…] Read more »

On The Water

With angling season over, one way to stay close to the water during the winter is to join a fly-tying and/or salmon conservation group.  When you hit the water next spring, you’ll feel more a part of the whole process.  Either is a good way to further interest in the species we love. Perhaps join… Read more »

On The Water

On The Water

With angling season over, one way to stay close to the water during the winter is to join a fly-tying and/or salmon conservation group.  When you hit the water next spring, you’ll feel more a part of the whole process.  Either is a good way to further interest in the species we love. Perhaps join […] Read more »

Tim Hortons Smile Cookies Campaign Raises Over $18,000!

Tim Hortons Smile Cookies Campaign Raises Over $18,000!

Way to go! The Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Project raised a whopping $18,018 locally this year! Photo from left to right: Randy Urquhart – Project Manager, Steve Myles – Treasurer Miramichi Kinsmen, Tom King – President Miramichi Kinsmen & Heather Shaddick – General Manager all Miramichi Tim Hortons Locations. Awesome job! Read more »

Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Registration

Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Registration

The Salvation Army Christmas Hamper registration is scheduled for Monday, November 4th and Tuesday, November 5th from 10 am to 2 pm at the Family Service Office, 231 Pleasant Street in Newcastle. Singles, couples and families eligible to register are those who live on the West Side of the river including Newcastle, Douglastown, Lower Newcastle,… Read more »

Women’s Institute to Host Annual Christmas Craft Sale

Women’s Institute to Host Annual Christmas Craft Sale

The Blackville Women’s Institute will be hosting their annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 9 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. This year, the sale will be held at the Blackville Community Centre, located at 12 South Bartholomew Road. As in previous years, hot-dogs, pop, tea, coffee and donuts will be available for purchase […] Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 24, 2013

We are down to the last few days on the Bartibog, Burnt Church and Tabusintac Rivers which close October 29.  Then it is official.  The angling season for the Miramichi is over for another year.  So enjoy the final few days “on the water”. Looking back on the season, Derek Munn of Ledges Inn in… Read more »

Miramichi Lumber Looks to Future

Miramichi Lumber Looks to Future

For generations lumber has been integral to the lifestyle and economics of the Miramichi region. Throughout history Miramichi forests have provided logs to drive a lumber industry that supplied shipbuilding and other wood fibre industries. The province of New Brunswick gained worldwide recognition for its huge wooden ship fleet, mostly because of Miramichi lumber. In… Read more »

Trick or Peas Food Drive

Trick or Peas Food Drive

“Trick or Peas” puts a new spin on Halloween! Instead of candy, some students from Blackville High School will be going door-to-door collecting non-perishable food items which will be donated to the Blackville Food Bank.  Canned beans, peas, soup, peaches, pears, etc. are all good choices to give! Did you know that 1.6 million Canadian […] Read more »

Fundraising Benefit for Ethan Durette

Fundraising Benefit for Ethan Durette

Five year old Ethan was diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia on October 17, 2011. His treatments continue until February, 2015 with many trips to IWK Health Centre in Halifax. Ethan is the son of Amanda Durette and stepson of Daniel Lebreton of Miramichi, and is the grandson of Sandra Durette of Blackville. On Sunday, November […] Read more »

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