Monthly Archives: April 2015

Champion Fiddler to Perform in Miramichi

Champion Fiddler to Perform in Miramichi

The Miramichi Folksong Festival presents champion Fiddler Patti Kusturok performing in Miramichi on Wednesday May 13th. Manitoba Fiddle Association Hall of Fame member Patti Kusturok’s old time fiddle style is described as a little bit Métis, a little bit Québecois, and a whole lot of feel. Often referred to as one the smoothest fiddle players […] Read more »

Ray Fraser Book Launch Tomorrow in Miramichi

Ray Fraser Book Launch Tomorrow in Miramichi

Miramichi’s own Raymond Fraser will be in town tomorrow to launch his most recent book. Everyone is invited to attend the official Miramichi launch for Seasons of Discontent at Saltwater Sounds, 1738 Water Street in the Historic Chatham Business District, from 1-2:30 pm tomorrow Saturday, April 25th. Raymond Fraser is the author of 13 books… Read more »

Blackville Seniors Enjoy Free Village Supper

Blackville Seniors Enjoy Free Village Supper

The Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall in Blackville was a full house on Tuesday night at the annual Village of Blackville Seniors Supper. Over 100 seniors attended the meal, which featured a full turkey dinner with all the fixings and an assortment of pies for dessert. The ladies of Saint Raphael’s CWL prepared the meal,… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 23, 2015

The ice on thee Main Southwest Miramichi has run and the river is pretty well open from the Doaktown area down to Millerton  around the Bear’s Den where there was a solid stretch still in place mid-day Wednesday.  Then there was open water through the City of Miramichi. However, Wednesday was not a day to… Read more »

DowntownS Miramichi General Manager Position Available

DowntownS Miramichi General Manager Position Available

Requirements Excellent verbal and written communication skills Motivated, organized and project management skills Self directed and the ability to work independently Use of personal vehicle Computer skills to include Microsoft Access and Simple Accounting Project proposal writing an asset Ability to work flexible hours Pay range $31,000 to $35,500 plus benefit package Please forward resume […] Read more »

Book Review: Ray Fraser’s “Seasons of Discontent”

Book Review: Ray Fraser’s “Seasons of Discontent”

by James M. Fisher Seasons of Discontent is Raymond Fraser’s thirteenth work of fiction. It could be subtitled; “The Continuing Adventures of Walt Macbride” since it features the recurring semi-autobiographical character Ray’s readers have met before in novels such as The Bannonbridge Musicians and In Another Life. In fact, Seasons expands upon Part Three of […] Read more »

Sobeys Nutrition Events for May 2015

Sobeys Nutrition Events for May 2015

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what our Sobeys Dietitians are up to this May! Thursday, May 7th 11 am – 1 pm Healthy Cooking with Chef Owen Gibson ($15) Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef and get nutrition tips from our dietitian. Menu: Greek Herb Dip, Mediterranean Vegetable Kebabs, Portobello and Pine Nut Penne… Read more »

Hildebrand Descendant Seeks Blackville Schoolhouse Photos

Hildebrand Descendant Seeks Blackville Schoolhouse Photos

John Hildebrand is looking for photos of an early Blackville schoolhouse that his great, great uncle Otto taught in. He explains below: I am inquiring concerning an early Blackville schoolhouse.  My great, great uncle, Otto Hildebrand, taught in Blackville from 1884 until 1891.  In fact, his wife, Amelia, who was also a teacher, taught with… Read more »

Soup’s On Again in Greater Blackville Area

Soup’s On Again in Greater Blackville Area

Soup’s On is a Greater Blackville Resource Centre (GBRC) project that offers Free Meals and community spirit throughout the greater Blackville area. Various organizations and churches in the area have been hosting a free community luncheon every Tuesday from February 24th until April 28th, 2015. Seven volunteer groups have partnered with GBRC to “Promote Unity… Read more »

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