Monthly Archives: July 2017

Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi this Weekend

Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi this Weekend

It’s Irish Festival weekend! Here’s the Schedule of Events: Thursday July 20th New Brunswick Senior Baseball League 7:30 p.m. Chatham Ironmen vs. Fredericton Canada’s Irish Festival and Miramichi Boat Tours present An Evening of Irish Music onboard the Max Aitken with Gerry Roberts 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Leaving from and returning to Rodd Miramichi). Limited seating! $20.… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 20, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 20, 2017

Cold water pools closures on the Miramichi As of Thursday, July 20, 26 cold water pools will be closed to fishing on the Miramichi River system. A variation order was just issued yesterday to this effect (download 2017 Salmon Pool closures pdf), and a notice to anglers was published on the regional DFO Internet at… Read more »

Remembering Fallen Peacekeepers

Remembering Fallen Peacekeepers

On Wednesday the 9th of August members of the Canadian Peacekeepers Veterans Association will be holding a parade to commemorate their fallen comrades. The parade will begin at 11 am in front of the cenotaph located in Queen Elizabeth Park, in front of City Hall. Any veterans from the Military, RCMP or Police Officers retired… Read more »

U14 Boys Runner-up in Moncton Codiac Tournament

U14 Boys Runner-up in Moncton Codiac Tournament

Congratulations to Miramichi United Soccer Club’s U14 Boys Division 1 team who were runner-up in the Moncton Codiac Tournament this past weekend. The U14 Boys team lost to Restigouche in the final match after posting wins against teams from Halifax, Oromocto, Fredericton, and Shediac to reach the final game. MUSC players come from Miramichi, Rogersville… Read more »

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Music lovers will not want to miss the 11th edition of New Brunswick’s Festival (506), taking place in Moncton, October 12 to 15, 2017. Thirty-two bands and solos artists from all over the province will congregate in Moncton to take part in this annual celebration of homegrown talent. Read more »

NEW at The Salvation Army Community Resource Centre in 2017!

NEW at The Salvation Army Community Resource Centre in 2017!

NEW BROCHURE (English & French) is being distributed throughout the Miramichi Area outlining the services and opportunities available at The Salvation Army Community Resource Centre, Thrift Store and Family Services: Lowest prices in Town! NO HST! (We are a non-profit – all resources stay here in our community – to help those in need in… Read more »

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations are being sought for the 30th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is August 1st. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the province. Read more »

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

The Miramichi Folksong Festival has been held continuously for 60 years now, making it the longest standing folk song festival in Canada. Its director (and a performer) of the past 35 years is the irrepressible Susan Butler, a true “Miramichier” if there ever was one. Now, she has compiled the Festival’s history as well as her own in a self-published book entitled For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival.  Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 13, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 13, 2017

MIRAMICHI – Once again this week, there is a slight improvement in the number of fish coming into the system, but still no great run. However, if slow and steady wins the race, we’ll take it. One concern is the striped bass which are spreading further and further up the river systems than ever before… Read more »

2017 Chatham Head Days & 41st Oldtimers Tournament

2017 Chatham Head Days & 41st Oldtimers Tournament

The 2017 edition of Chatham Head Days and the 41st Oldtimers Tournament is coming right up, running from July 29th through August 7th! Schedule Chatham Head Days & 41st Oldtimers Tournament: Saturday, July 29th: 6 pm Oldtimers Banquet Sunday, July 30th: 2 pm King & Queen Pageant 4-6 pm Supper: Cold Plate (order in advance)… Read more »

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