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The Miramichi Fire – A History by Alan McEachreon

Book Review by Faye Baisley, NBGS – Miramichi Branch The Miramichi Fire occurred on October 7, 1825, destroying approximately 6,000 square miles and devastating entire communities along the river. It was the largest wildfire ever to occur within the British Empire and one of the largest in North American history. In spite of the historical…

Searching For Roots – New Brunswick Genealogical Society

The Miramichi Branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society (NBGS) often receives inquiries from individuals researching their family roots. QUERIES DOYLE - Looking for information on my great great aunt, Mary Doyle who was born in 1843 in Armstrong’s Brook, the daughter of Patrick Doyle and Bridget Daly. In 1849, the family moved to Jacquet River where Patrick and his...

‘Tis the Season… to give a Garden Gift!  

Patsy and Pam enjoy a beautiful fall afternoon at the Mount Gardens. Photo by Terri Cormier. As we honour the service of our great Canadians who gave all this month, we remember, our attention now moving on to gift-giving and Christmas trees. This year, there are more ways to honour and remember in our community while supporting a wonderful community...

Giving Tuesday, Miramichi!

Learn more at www.givingtuesday.ca Giving Tuesday is a global movement of giving! It’s a day set aside to provide an opportunity for people to give back to charities and nonprofit organizations, after the shopping frenzy of Black Friday. Cali.Co Cafe invites Miramichi’ers to join them in giving back on Giving Tuesday. Purchase a drink at Cali.Co Cafe on Tuesday, December...

Buzzie McKay receives the Bob Walsh Memorial Award

Ron Kierstead presenting the award to Buzzy McKay The Miramichi Valley Snowmobile Club (MVSC) would like to congratulate Arnold "Buzzy" McKay on being awarded the Bob Walsh Memorial Award for many years of loyal dedication to the club. The Bob Walsh award is an award given out every year by the MVSC in honor of individual who has contributed to...

New Holiday Album – “Peppermints” by Robbie Tucker

Robbie Tucker unwraps his “sweet” new holiday album Peppermints! It seems Canadian musician Robbie Tucker is becoming nostalgic. Tucker, who turns 44 in January is releasing a new Christmas album aptly titled Peppermints. The 8 track adventure will be available on all streaming platforms November 25th. Tucker, who grew up loving music was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2005. His music,...

Miramichi White Caps Swim Club – New Members Welcome!

The Miramichi White Caps have restarted and are getting ready for their Winter Program. They offer affordable training out of the Miramichi Valley High School Pool and have a program for swimmers of all ages, from beginners to novice. Swimming is an important life skill, but when practiced as a sport, it offers many benefits. Swimming can positively affect many...