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Month: April 2015

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 30, 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Suffice it to say it has been a miserable spring, if we can even call it that yet. The ice has left most rivers, but still lingers along shore-lines and to put it bluntly, the weather has been awful with almost steady rain with snow mixed in at times. Some would say “great weather for…

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Champion Fiddler to Perform in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Miramichi Folksong Festival presents champion Fiddler Patti Kusturok performing in Miramichi on Wednesday May 13th. Manitoba Fiddle Association Hall of Fame member Patti Kusturok’s old time fiddle style is described as a little bit Métis, a little bit Québecois, and a whole lot of feel. Often referred to as one the smoothest fiddle players […]

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Ray Fraser Book Launch Tomorrow in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

Miramichi’s own Raymond Fraser will be in town tomorrow to launch his most recent book. Everyone is invited to attend the official Miramichi launch for Seasons of Discontent at Saltwater Sounds, 1738 Water Street in the Historic Chatham Business District, from 1-2:30 pm tomorrow Saturday, April 25th. Raymond Fraser is the author of 13 books…

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ECMA Blues Artist Dan Doiron Coming to Miramichi Folklore Park

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

It was a full house at the latest show at the Miramichi Folklore Park in Renous on Sunday, April 19th. The “Music Heroes – Come Meet The Stars” event had good food, good music, and everyone had a good time! Shown in the photo to the right are Junior Hubbard, Amy and Helen Jardine, Allan Washburn, Linda MacQueen, […]

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Blackville Seniors Enjoy Free Village Supper

By Les McLaughlin / April 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall in Blackville was a full house on Tuesday night at the annual Village of Blackville Seniors Supper. Over 100 seniors attended the meal, which featured a full turkey dinner with all the fixings and an assortment of pies for dessert. The ladies of Saint Raphael’s CWL prepared the meal,…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 23, 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

The ice on thee Main Southwest Miramichi has run and the river is pretty well open from the Doaktown area down to Millerton  around the Bear’s Den where there was a solid stretch still in place mid-day Wednesday.  Then there was open water through the City of Miramichi. However, Wednesday was not a day to…

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DowntownS Miramichi General Manager Position Available

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

Requirements Excellent verbal and written communication skills Motivated, organized and project management skills Self directed and the ability to work independently Use of personal vehicle Computer skills to include Microsoft Access and Simple Accounting Project proposal writing an asset Ability to work flexible hours Pay range $31,000 to $35,500 plus benefit package Please forward resume […]

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Book Review: Ray Fraser’s “Seasons of Discontent”

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

by James M. Fisher Seasons of Discontent is Raymond Fraser’s thirteenth work of fiction. It could be subtitled; “The Continuing Adventures of Walt Macbride” since it features the recurring semi-autobiographical character Ray’s readers have met before in novels such as The Bannonbridge Musicians and In Another Life. In fact, Seasons expands upon Part Three of […]

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Sobeys Nutrition Events for May 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 20, 2015 / 0 Comments
Sobeys Nutrition Events

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what our Sobeys Dietitians are up to this May! Thursday, May 7th 11 am – 1 pm Healthy Cooking with Chef Owen Gibson ($15) Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef and get nutrition tips from our dietitian. Menu: Greek Herb Dip, Mediterranean Vegetable Kebabs, Portobello and Pine Nut Penne…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 16, 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Opening Day has come and gone, but I doubt many, if any, anglers actually made it to the river.  Open water was as scarce as hen’s teeth, and if there were actually a few spots to consider, one likely had to use a snowmobile or snowshoes to get there.  Doing so in these conditions would…

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Hildebrand Descendant Seeks Blackville Schoolhouse Photos

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

John Hildebrand is looking for photos of an early Blackville schoolhouse that his great, great uncle Otto taught in. He explains below: I am inquiring concerning an early Blackville schoolhouse.  My great, great uncle, Otto Hildebrand, taught in Blackville from 1884 until 1891.  In fact, his wife, Amelia, who was also a teacher, taught with…

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Soup’s On Again in Greater Blackville Area

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

Soup’s On is a Greater Blackville Resource Centre (GBRC) project that offers Free Meals and community spirit throughout the greater Blackville area. Various organizations and churches in the area have been hosting a free community luncheon every Tuesday from February 24th until April 28th, 2015. Seven volunteer groups have partnered with GBRC to “Promote Unity…

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