Yearly Archives: 2015

Miramichi Author Publishes Second Novel

Miramichi Author Publishes Second Novel

Deborah Leitch’s second novel, Blind Sense, has just been published. Born in Miramichi, Deborah is a proud Canadian author. Influenced by authors such as Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Robin Cook and Dan Brown, her stories weave intrigue, mystery, suspense and an appreciation for any possibility through twisting and turning plots. She loves to challenge traditional… Read more »

Here We Grow Again!

Here We Grow Again!

Country Charm Bakery at 1680 Water Street is under new ownership. The shop has been updated with a fresh new look adding a personal touch that reflects new owners Keith and Melanie Gibbs style. The Bakery is offering all the old favourites plus a few new family recipes. For homemade baking made fresh daily visit… Read more »

My Mr. Claus

My Mr. Claus

by Kim Drisdelle A few years back, I was inspired to write a Christmas story, one in which my family continues to share during the Christmas season. One night while searching through boxes hoping to find some of my favourite Christmas ornaments, I slipped back into time. Not surprisingly, as I find myself, often, thinking… Read more »

An Outing on VIA Rail

An Outing on VIA Rail

by An Anonymous Retired Registered Nurse How the years roll by and time changes all things! We are left with wonderful memories of the not-to-be-forgotten events that we enjoyed with our friends. We belonged to a group of eight retired Registered Nurses who trained at the former Miramichi Hospital in the early fifties. After we… Read more »

November/ December Update from City Councillor Walsh

November/ December Update from City Councillor Walsh

My how a year goes by!

Several of my fellow Councillors and myself travelled to our capital city of New Brunswick, Fredericton, for two days of strategic planning sessions. This proved to be my most educational experience thus far. Topics that were discussed ranged from cities group buying equipment, supplies etc. to get a better deal as well as to obtain Federal grants that would benefit the entire province. Read more »

Biggest Quitter Challenge

Biggest Quitter Challenge

On January 20th, 2016, Miramichi will roll out its Biggest Quitter Challenge. The aim of the challenge is to help individuals stop smoking on or before, Weedless Wednesday. You can commit to: 1. Quit smoking (Between January 1st – 20th, 2016) 2. Reduce tobacco use 3. Continue to live smoke free 4. Maintain a smoke… Read more »

Miramichi Christmas Sights

Miramichi Christmas Sights

Photographer Grace Trowbridge  took a drive around the Miramichi region over the weekend and was treated to the beautiful sight of lit houses, trees, and lawn characters as well as some fresh snow just in time for Christmas. “Miramichi is always ready to go above and beyond when decorating and this holiday season is no different!” Click to enlarge any of… Read more »

The Book Nook Store has Moved to Douglastown

The Book Nook Store has Moved to Douglastown

The Autism Resources Miramichi’s Book Nook store has moved. Check out their new location at 1 Allan Street behind the Northumberland Square Mall in the former Sky-Tech and T&R Sports building. The Book Nook is very well-stocked with gently used books for adults and youth and is tidy and organized. There is a children’s room… Read more »

Amazing Pen Pal Visits Santa at the North Pole!

Amazing Pen Pal Visits Santa at the North Pole!

In our November issue we shared a story about My Amazing Pen Pal, a new business recently launched by Greg Trevors. Click here to read that article. Check out the Christmas episode below! Santa answers some questions that every child asks! Since we shared The Amazing Pen Pal story, Greg has appeared on CTV Morning Live Atlantic! Click… Read more »

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