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Month: July 2015

Premier Coming to Breakfast Thursday

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 28, 2015 /

Premier Brian Gallant is the guest speaker at the community Business Breakfast happening at 7:45 am on Thursday, July 30th, at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel on Water Street in Historic Downtown Chatham. Hosted by DowntownS Miramichi, the breakfast provides an opportunity for the business community and guests to meet the Premier face to face. Tickets…

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5th Annual Miramichi Pride Dinner & Cruise this Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 28, 2015 /

Everyone is welcome to celebrate Miramichi Pride at the 5th annual social for the LGBT community in northern New Brunswick including dinner, cruise and after party this Saturday, August 1st, 2015. To coincide with the festivities, the city will be raising the Pride flag on Friday at 2 PM in the Town Square, Newcastle. Please feel free…

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Half Price Camping Spots at Camp Sheldrake!

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 27, 2015 /

Camp Sheldrake will be offering Half Price camper spots for Teens aged 12-15 for the week of August 17th thanks to their partnership with sponsors 95.9 SUN-FM! That’s only $160 for a full week of camp (five nights) filled with canoeing, rock climbing, rappelling, and lots of outdoor activities. Stop by the station, call Camp…

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Doaktown Park receives Funding for Improvements

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 27, 2015 /

The Village of Doaktown’s community park will be improved, thanks in part to Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) funding announced today by Tilly O’Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency). “The 150th anniversary…

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Spiritual Medium at Kin Centre this Week

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 27, 2015 /

Spiritual Medium, Tania Thomas will be at the Miramichi Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Blvd, in the Newcastle downtown this Wednesday evening, July 29th. Tickets are only $27.50. Doors open at 6 pm. “Tania Thomas is not only a gifted medium, she’s an outstanding person who truly cares about both the living who grieve as well as the loved…

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Miramichi Valley Baseball League Awards Banquet

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 27, 2015 /

The Miramichi Valley Baseball League Old-timers Tournament got under way over the weekend and continues through this week. The tournament’s annual Community Awards Banquet was held on Saturday July 25th at the Chatham Head Recreation Centre. The evening is to recognise and honour individuals who made a significant contribution in Coaching, Playing or Building the baseball…

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Barnaby Days 2015 Photos

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 27, 2015 /

Cooler temperatures and a little rain didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits in Barnaby River this weekend as family and friends gathered to celebrate the 20th Annual Barnaby Days. The weekend included a scavenger hunt, canoe races, a hearty community breakfast, washer toss, dunk tank, BBQ, live entertainment, car show, beer gardens, and more. Click to enlarge…

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Book Review: What Kills Good Men by David Hood

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 27, 2015 /

Any work of fiction that begins with a drunken vagrant talking to a bloated one-eyed corpse certainly has my attention, and that is the way What Kills Good Men (Vagrant Press, 2015) begins. It is … Read more…

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Blackville Teen Wins Big at Sportsman Feature

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 26, 2015 /

On Saturday night at Speedway 660 in Geary, Braxton Stafford ruled the roost in the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman feature. The sixteen year old rookie won the 40 lap feature followed by 15 year old Ryan Messer and 17 year old Drew Greenlaw. Stafford and George Jamieson won the Sportsman heat races. Braxton who will […]

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Autism Resources Miramichi Book Nook

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 25, 2015 /

I was on the Chatham side of the Miramichi River today looking for places that sell books due to the fact that we no longer have a dedicated book seller here in Miramichi since The … Read more…

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Relax at Escuminac Beach

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 24, 2015 /

When Miramichiers head for the beach on a hot summer day, chances are they’ll end up at Escuminac Beach & Family Campground. For campers, spacious semi-serviced (water and electric) sites are available, as well as tenting sites. Day beach passes are available to non-campers. Beach hours are 10 am – 8 pm, and there is a canteen on…

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Around the River This Weekend July 23-26

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2015 /

Last weekend’s long range forecast turned out to be a whole lot more grey than anticipated. So let’s hope that this weekend Mother Nature turns the tables and we see a lot more sunshine than promised … because we have another HUGE weekend of events happening around the River that you won’t want to miss! Summer…

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