Month: July 2014

How YOU can make your Coffee Break count!

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 16, 2014 /

The Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick is proud to present the 19th annual Coffee Break fundraising campaign during the month of September! ‘Coffee Breaks’ are easy, enjoyable, practical and help us to continue to support those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. We supply all the materials and the funds you raise stay in your own community.…

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Barriers and traps following the storm

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 16, 2014 /
Miramichi Salmon Association

Hi All Well Tropical Storm Arthur hit Miramichi much harder than predicted and not only damaged homes and infrastructure but also caused havoc on the rivers. Water levels rose above spring high levels interrupting many fishing trips and destroying some important science equipment. The Sunday after the storm was the changeover day for the Crown […]

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Free For All Community Meal in Blackville

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 15, 2014 /
Volunteers serving meals for those affected by Tropical Storm Arthur

On Tuesday, July 8, Jerry Stafford along with volunteers from local communities, hosted a free-for-all roast beef supper for residents affected by Tropical Storm Arthur. An estimated five-hundred people attended the meal that was held at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Stafford, from Main Street Valu Foods, also donated all […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 10, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 10, 2014 /
Caught by Alain Grenier at Big Holes Brook last Friday with Jacques Pinet

We have all heard the phrase “Come Hell or high water”, well that about sums it up for this week.  Last week it was hot as Hell, and this week we have the high water.  But fortunately the water temperature has cooled from last week, and the water should be a good height for weekend…

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Celebrate Canada 2014 Car Show Postponed due to weather

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 4, 2014 /
On Saturday July 5th, the Newcastle Business District will be hosting a Show and Shine around the Queen Elizabeth Square. The square will be closed to regular traffic. A wonderful opportunity for vintage car owners to share their pride with car buffs of all ages. Events take place from 9 am – 3 pm with vendors, sidewalk sales, live entertainment and children activities.

The DowntownS Miramichi Newcastle Business District would like to inform the public that Celebrate Canada 2014 Car Show and Shine event scheduled in Queen Elizabeth Park on Saturday July 5th is postponed due the inclement weather being forecasted as part of Hurricane Arthur. Mavis Williamson, General Manager for the DowntownS Miramichi, stated the board of […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 3, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 3, 2014 /
Ledges guide Lloyd Lyons with a nice June salmon hooked and landed by Richard Tingley.

The news is quite mixed again this week.  There was a very slight increase in fish numbers, but nothing even close to a run yet.  Then the temperatures began to rise, warming the water and basically putting an end to fishing. The water became so warm the warm-water protocols were very close to coming into…

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