Monthly Archives: September 2018

Homecoming: A Road Less Travelled – Book Review

Homecoming: A Road Less Travelled – Book Review

James M. Fisher, of The Miramichi Reader shares this book review on Miramichi Author Wayne Curtis’ new collection of short stories entitled Homecoming: A Road Less Travelled (2017, Pottersfield Press). The bulk of the stories centre around two couples, Sean O’Reilly and Amy Black, and Floyd Harris and his wife Beverley. Read more »

GoChi Transportation Cooperative:  Go where you need to go, when you need to get there.

GoChi Transportation Cooperative: Go where you need to go, when you need to get there.

GoChi is a new local community transportation co-operative with a mission to provide efficient, affordable transportation and connections to residents living within Northumberland County. GoChi’s purpose is to provide accessible transportation to people who need it within Northumberland County. As the service evolves, some of the services provided by GoChi may include: – ride-sharing, – ride-home program, community transportation connections by working with other transportation groups within and out of Northumberland County. Read more »

NEW EP “DREAMS AND MEMORIES” BY ART MURPHY

NEW EP “DREAMS AND MEMORIES” BY ART MURPHY

Miramichi NB rock and roll singer/songwriter Art Murphy has released a new EP entitled “Dreams And Memories”. The EP includes his compositions,”City Nights”, “Foggy Air City Lights”, “Party Of One”, “Till The End” and “My Nelson Girl”. There are also 2 songs on the EP that Art released as singles in 2006 and 2007. The 2 bonus selections are the songs “Butte Montana” and “The Last Buoy Bell”. EP’s will be available at Salt Water Sounds in Miramichi NB as well as other locations around the province as of Oct 1 2018. Read more »

In Times Like These: Missions Festival with Wendell Calder and Dave Mumford at the Little Southwest Baptist Church

In Times Like These: Missions Festival with Wendell Calder and Dave Mumford at the Little Southwest Baptist Church

From Friday, September 28th, 2018 to Sunday, September 30th, 2018, come out to the Little Southwest Baptist Church, located at 2601 Route 420 Highway in Sillikers for In Times Like These: Missions Festival with Wendell Calder and Dave Mumford at the Little Southwest Baptist Church. Each service will begin at 7:00 pm. On Saturday evening, September 29th, 2018, their will be a Pot Luck and a Mini Concert starting at 5:30 pm. The guest speaker for the weekend is Wendell Calder with special music by Dave Mumford. All are welcome to attend! Read more »

Building a Corn Maze Business: A Dream Come True for the Fletcher Family

Building a Corn Maze Business: A Dream Come True for the Fletcher Family

The idea to build a Corn Maze in Nelson (Miramichi) was planted in my head close to a decade ago. I had seen a maze online and was fascinated by the idea. However, the seed laid dormant as my wife and me – like many other Miramichi’ers- moved away from home in pursuit of employment. We had moved a lot over the years, and we finally settled – we thought- in Fort McMurray, Alberta in 2014. Read more »

Angels Remembered Tree Lighting And Other Ways to Support Hospice Miramichi Programs

Angels Remembered Tree Lighting And Other Ways to Support Hospice Miramichi Programs

As Hospice Miramichi is a charitable organization we need to fundraise in order to offset the costs of delivering our free programs to the most vulnerable members of our community. These individuals are experiencing the effects of progressive life limiting illnesses and as a result tend to isolate themselves in their homes. Volunteers with Hospice Miramichi’s Outreach and Day Hospice Programs are able to show the individual that even though they are ill, they still matter and can make a difference in their community. Read more »

Meet a Librarian: Dana Horrocks

Meet a Librarian: Dana Horrocks

Dana Horrocks is the Newcastle Public Library’s new Director and since a librarian is practically every book lover’s favourite person, James M. Fisher, of The Miramichi Reader thought it would be interesting to get to know one better. Dana gladly agreed to be interviewed by The Miramichi Reader. Read more »

Women’s Exercise Classes at Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church

Women’s Exercise Classes at Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church

Calling all Women! Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., come out to Women’s Exercise Classes! Women’s Exercises Classes are offered at the Parish Centre of the Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church, 36 Saint Samuel’s Street in the former Village of Douglastown (Miramichi), just across the street from the Seamen’s Hospital. For just $2.00 per person and everyone is welcome to attend!! 

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