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Month: August 2014

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women Inc is very pleased to announce they will be hosting a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event on September 1, 2014. The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event is a fun way for men to raise awareness in their community about the detrimental effect of violence against women.…

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Timberwolves Make Trade

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 25, 2014 / 0 Comments
Miramichi Timberwolves

Yesterday the MHL announced that the Miramichi Timberwolves had dealt defenseman Bailey Webster and Evan Millman to the Summerside Western Capitals in exchange for forward Zach Beaton, defenseman Tucker White and future considerations. Webster and Millman are both entering their 17 year old seasons and hail from Kensington and Alberton, PEI respectively. As well, they…

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Third Annual Whoop ‘N Driver Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

The 3rd Annual Whoop ‘N Driver Weekend will be held from Friday, August 22 to Sunday, August 24 at the Dungarvon Whooper Lounge, 336 MacLaggan Drive in Blackville. Friday evening there will be a poker run. Registration starts at 7:00pm, $10 per hand. The Run starts at 8:00pm leaving from Whooper Lounge. Run length is […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 21, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 21, 2014 / 0 Comments
Ledges guide Dan Despres and Terry Cox with one of the many salmon Terry and his wife Trudy hooked while at Ledges.

Last weekend’s rain produced a fresh batch of water and seemingly, a little bump of fish. It also made the older fish in the system more active. With the trapnets up as a preventative measure, there has been no actual numbers recorded so we are back to a hope mode as this should normally be…

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Premier to Open Nelson Fair

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2014 / 0 Comments

An event 200 years in the making, the Remembering Nelson Fair will take place this weekend, August 22-24. Three years ago a group of enterprising residents of the former village of Nelson-Miramichi assembled with the idea of hosting a series of community gatherings leading to a grand homecoming in 2014, the parish of Nelson’s bicentenary.…

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Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch League

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 18, 2014 / 0 Comments
Sox Pitcher Jason Lynch, and first baseman Jimmy Keenan, look to the play, while Brewers base runner Blake Lynch weighs his options.

by Shawn McCarthy Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch League action last week saw the Miramichi Red Sox and the Miramichi ‘Jungle Jim’ Brewers split a double header. The Sox took the first game 7-2 with Riley Harris leading offensively with two home runs, including a grand slam. Jimmy Keenan handled defence for the Miramichi squad, taking the win…

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Culture Days, September 26-28

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

Are you a creative person?  Do you like to share your talents with others?   If you’re an artist, crafter, performer or writer and would like to organize an activity for Culture Days, September 26-28, we’d like to hear from y…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 14, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 14, 2014 / 0 Comments
Peter Clark with a 22 pound salmon caught on a chartreuse bomber, number 4.

As per the last few weeks, there are only dribs and drabs of fish coming into the system each day.  If one is lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time, then maybe a fish can be hooked, but the few fish that are here are very choosy.  So the wait…

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Napan Agricultural Show Starts Thursday

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 11, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Napan Agricultural Show is just around the corner once again. This year, the 23rd annual agricultural fair runs August 14th to 17th and is located just 3 KM off of Highway 11 on the South Napan Road. As always, there is something for everyone of all ages. The exciting attraction this year is the…

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Sunny Corner Junior B Thunder in League

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 11, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Sunny Corner Junior B Thunder have been accepted into the New Brunswick Junior Hockey League (NBJHL) for the 2014-2015 season. The formation of this team has been in talks for years and with the establishment of a Board of Directors this spring, an application was subsequently sent and approved by the Hockey New Brunswick…

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Coffee Break Fundraiser

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 9, 2014 / 0 Comments

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 and 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…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 7, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 7, 2014 / 0 Comments
Ledges guide Andrew Anthony with guest Keith Brewster and nice hen salmon. This was the 4th fish Keith hooked on Saturday morning landing 3 and losing 1.

In case you missed it, DFO has announced today that the hook and release fishery will continue on the Northwest until the end of the season. In 2013 the Northwest reached only 39% of its conservation limit – and numbers at the Cassilis trap and Northwest Barrier have been very low this year. Moncton, NB…

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