Monthly Archives: September 2015

Farewell to University Programs on the Miramichi

Farewell to University Programs on the Miramichi

by Rupert Bernard, Chairman UPM Inc. Following the relocation of St. Thomas University to Fredericton in 1964, the Miramichi region became the largest English speaking population in the province without regular access to university programs within a reasonable driving distance. Over the ensuing years there was considerable community concern and discussion regarding the need for… Read more »

Scott Knowles Memorial Hockey Pool 2015-16

Scott Knowles Memorial Hockey Pool 2015-16

The Scott Knowles Memorial Hockey Pool is set to go for the 2015-2016 NHL season. The entry fees are: $20 for one, $50 for three, and $100 for seven. First prize is $1000. Second prize pays $500. Third prize will receive $300. Fourth place gets $200. Fifth will win $100. Sixth through tenth place winners will receive $20 each. Read more »

12 Homeless Hours Raises Awareness

12 Homeless Hours Raises Awareness

Miramichi Youth House’s largest annual fundraiser, 12 Homeless Hours, kicked off Saturday evening at 6 pm in the Ritchie Wharf Park, Newcastle. The event raises awareness about the homeless with teams of up to five people building shelters out of cardboard boxes and sleeping outside in the elements until 6 am Sunday morning. During the event… Read more »

Lots of Support for Pumpkin Fling Yesterday

Lots of Support for Pumpkin Fling Yesterday

The 13th annual APEGNB  Miramichi Pumpkin Fling was held yesterday, Saturday September 26th, with a large crowd turning out for a great afternoon filled with activities including the pumpkin cannon, pony rides, music, and mini-trebuchet. The main event was the pumpkin cannon. Click to enlarge any of the photos below and to view even more images from the… Read more »

Around the River This Weekend September 25th – 27th

Around the River This Weekend September 25th – 27th

It’s going to be much cooler than it was last weekend but there’s plenty of sunshine in the forecast making it a great weekend to get out and enjoy some autumn activities! There’s a ton of live music to take in this weekend. Here’s what’s happening in the clubs: Friday September 25th N&C Country at Mirawood… Read more »

6th Annual Take Back the Night March

6th Annual Take Back the Night March

The Miramichi Sexual Assault Awareness Committee invite you to their 6th Annual Take Back the Night March this evening Friday September 25th at Elm Park in Chatham. The gathering begins at 7 pm with the March happening at 8 pm. There will be entertainment, refreshments and guest speakers. One in three women and one in… Read more »

Alan Syliboy Artist Talk Saturday

Alan Syliboy Artist Talk Saturday

Mi’k Maq artist Alan Syliboy from Millbrook, Nova Scotia, is giving a talk tomorrow, Saturday September 26th, from 2-4 pm at the Metepenagiag Heritage Park, 2156 Micmac Road. “I see making art as a way of organizing chaos. Sometimes within the chaos of making a painting, a symbol in the shape of a moose or… Read more »

Timberwolves host Dieppe Commandos

Timberwolves host Dieppe Commandos

Photos above from September 19th home game, courtesy Greg MacDiarmid. Last weekend was a great one for our Miramichi Timberwolves. They travelled to St. Stephen on Friday and defeated the County Aces 5-2. Then on Saturday night they hosted the Valley Jr. A Wildcats at the Miramichi Civic Centre defeating them 5-1. This weekend the… Read more »

13th Annual APEGNB Pumpkin Fling

13th Annual APEGNB Pumpkin Fling

The 13th Annual APEGNB Pumpkin Fling happens this Saturday, September 26th, from 12 noon to 3:30 pm at Waterford Green in the Historic Downtown Chatham Business District. The APEGNB Pumpkin Fling was conceived by members of the APEGNB’’s (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick) Northeastern Branch as a way to encourage kids to pursue careers in… Read more »

Arrange Furniture Creatively

Arrange Furniture Creatively

by Lauren Walls, Interior Decorator Renaud’s BrandSource Something as simple as furniture arrangement can totally effect the functionality and mood of a family. In order to get the best possible results, creativity is key! If you’d like to cut down on the physically demanding aspect of the job try going old school and using graph… Read more »

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