Yearly Archives: 2014

Local Christmas Services List 2014

Local Christmas Services List 2014

There are many services happening in the greater Miramichi region from Christmas Eve 2014 through New Year’s Day 2015. Here is a list to help you make your plans during the holidays: December 24th Christmas Eve Services Little Southwest Baptist Church, Candlelight Service, 6pm St. Thomas United Church, Doaktown, 7pm Saint Joachim’s, Doaktown, 5:30pm Saint… Read more »

Minister Shea Announces the Creation of a Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon

Pleased to share that earlier today, the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, along with Tilly O’Neill-Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced the creation of a new Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic salmon to help determine the course of action to address low returns of Atlantic salmon on the East coast. This action by Minister Shea […] Read more »

St. John Ambulance offers students free first aid and CPR training

St. John Ambulance offers students free first aid and CPR training

St. John Ambulance, in a partnership with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, has offered free training in emergency first aid and CPR to nearly 900 grade 10 students in the province. Training ran for a full day and included emergency first aid and adult/child/infant CPR with Automated External Defibrillator instruction. This opportunity… Read more »

Blackville Fire Hall Grand Opening

The grand opening of the new Blackville Fire Hall took place this past Saturday, December 13 at its new location at 54 Main Street.  Mayor Andy Hawkes welcomed the group of about one hundred, and acted as the master of ceremonies. Christopher Sturgeon recited the firefighter’s prayer, and Jake Stewart, MLA for Southwest Miramichi / […] Read more »

Local archers headed to the Canada Winter Games

Local archers headed to the Canada Winter Games

Three young athletes from the Miramichi area will be heading to the 2015 Canada Winter Games to represent their province in the archery competition. The chosen athletes are Hailey Baisley (male recurve), Sarah MacDermaid (female recurve), and Chaz Savoie (male recurve alternate). They will be representing not only the community, but also the province along… Read more »

What’s happening to the salmon?

LORI GALLAGHER Fredericton Daily Gleaner   December 11, 2014 This is a critical time for salmon, say members of the board of the Miramichi Salmon Association. “We’re lobbying intensely, the MSA working with the Atlantic Salmon Federation, to get the prime minister to declare a crisis in the Atlantic salmon because we’re just not getting the […] Read more »

Many Thanks

Hello once again Miramichiers. I would like to thank everyone for their support in electing me. To the other candidates I would like to say thank you for running a good clean campaign. To all the citizens of the city please feel free to call on any issues you deem necessary and if I can […] Read more »

SPCA Hold First Ever Online Auction

SPCA Hold First Ever Online Auction

The Miramichi SPCA will be holding its first ever online auction to help fund the local shelter. The auction will begin today, December 11, at 6:00 pm and end on Sunday, December 14 at 6:00 pm. 72 items will be up for bid during the auction, and participants are asked to make their bids via… Read more »

Book Nook celebrating holidays with temporary location

Book Nook celebrating holidays with temporary location

This holiday season Autism Resources Miramichi (ARM) is giving you an extra chance to get caught up on holiday shopping for the book enthusiast on your list. Their Book Nook bookstore is currently open extended hours and they have opened a temporary location at the Northumberland Square Mall until December 14th. Their main location at… Read more »

Local Blackville Churches Helping Families in Need This Christmas

Local Blackville Churches Helping Families in Need This Christmas

For the past 11 years, Saint Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church in Blackville has collected toys and clothing for local youth in need at Christmastime. Last year, the parish collected gifts for 13 children from seven families. Families remain anonymous; tags are placed on a Christmas tree with the age, gender and size of the child marked. Once… Read more »

Miramichi Elects Tony (Bucket) Walsh

Miramichi Elects Tony (Bucket) Walsh

Voters took to the polls today for provincial by-elections and Tony (Bucket) Walsh has been elected to the position of Councillor at Large for Miramichi. The position became vacant when Lisa Harris resigned from her position as Deputy Mayor to run as the Liberal Candidate for Miramichi Bay-Neguac in the recent provincial election. Below are… Read more »

Miramichi Women of Influence Night award winners announced

Miramichi Women of Influence Night award winners announced

The Women of Miramichi Entrepreneurial Network held their annual award gala on November 29, 2014. During their Women of Influence Night, several local women were celebrated for their contributions to the community. The awards features three categories; Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Female Professional Excellence of the Year, and the Women of Influence Award. The… Read more »

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