Category Archives: Health & Wellness

2018 Miramichi Pyjama Drive

2018 Miramichi Pyjama Drive

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Chatham, the 2018 Miramichi Pyjama Drive is back! It will begin on November 2nd to December 7th! Donate a pair of new pyjamas – Childrens to Adults XL and help keep a child or adult warm this winter!  Read more »

Stitches In Time: A Quilt Show

Stitches In Time: A Quilt Show

Stitches In Time: A Quilt Show Stitches in Time, a fall quilt show by the Elm City Quilters’ Guild, is at Gibson Memorial Church, 183 Gibson Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick. The show is taking place Friday, October 19 from 10 am – 8 pm and Saturday, October 20 from 10 am  – 4 pm. Projects… Read more »

4 Hours at French Fort Cove – Bike Miramichi Event

4 Hours at French Fort Cove – Bike Miramichi Event

On September 16th, 2018 Velo NB and Bike Miramichi hosted their Annual 4 Hour French Fort Cove Mountain Bike Event. The main loop for the event was 10.8 km and the youth category had a 6km loop. Participants of the event must do as many laps as they can around the designated loop they’ve signed up for in the 4 hour time frame. If a participant or team finish a loop at 3h 59 mins, they can continue to do one more lap if they wish. Read more »

Swimming with the Miramichi Whitecaps Swim Club

Swimming with the Miramichi Whitecaps Swim Club

For many years, Miramichi has had the good fortune of being home to a reputable swim club, the Miramichi Whitecaps. Offering programs for swimmers of all ages and ability, Coach Kozue Williston, with the help of her team, makes the swimming environment fun and safe, while helping swimmers improve skills and endurance, allowing them to align with personal goals.  Read more »

Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Prayer Shawl Ministry Group Seeking New Members

Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Prayer Shawl Ministry Group Seeking New Members

Do you like to crochet or knit? Come out on Thursday mornings to the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, located at 360 Newcastle Boulevard in the former Town of Newcastle (Miramichi West) Room #120 at 10:00 am for the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Prayer Shawl Ministry Group. Come out for a time of prayer, reflection and sharing as we work on our shawls! New members are always welcome to attend! Visit http://www.stmarysrcmiramichi.com/prayer-shawl.html for more information and what the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Prayer Shawl Ministry Group is all about! 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 »

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 »

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 »

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