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Month: July 2015

Wilson’s Point Graveyard Tour

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2015 /

The spirits wait to greet you at Wilson’s Point on Saturday July 25th at 9 pm! There has been whispering emanating from the graveyard at the Enclosure, voices without bodies, and an unnatural cold clinging to the bones of unsuspecting visitors … Wilson’s Point has always been a haunted place. Plagued by misfortune, disaster, and death,…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 23, 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2015 /

This week’s report is very positive.  After the end of the heat last week and several rainy days this week, water conditions have improved.  There has been a general raise of water any where from 6 to 14 inches, and temperatures are down to the low 60s Fahrenheit.  And, there are fish! Byron Coughlan of…

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Barnaby Days this Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2015 /

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of a weekend filled with family, friends and summer fun in Barnaby River. Barnaby Days kicks off tomorrow night, Friday July 24th with a Scavenger Hunt. Groups of three to five people will drive around Barnaby doing various activities and finding items with cameras or phones in hand to take photos of…

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Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum – Lumberjack Competition

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 21, 2015 /

2015 Professional Lumberjack Competition August 15th The Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum is located in the Geographical Centre of the Province of New Brunswick, at Boiestown. Situated in the heartland of the lumbering industry, this 15 acre site provides insight into the vibrant and colorful lives of the woodsmen, their families, and the community. The Museum […]

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Culture on Display at Eel Ground Pow Wow

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2015 /

The annual Eel Ground Pow Wow was held from July 17th to July 19th with lots of singing and dancing as participants from across Canada and the USA came to share in this culture. Men in traditional dress and women in jingle, shawl and traditional costume danced to the beat of drummers and traditional singing. Click to enlarge…

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Canada Parks Day at Beaubears Island

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2015 /

Canada Parks Day happened Saturday July 18th and to commemorate the occasion Beaubears Island produced a special re-enactment of William Davidson’s famous 1785 election campaign. The event also coincided with the official opening of the restored trail network which had a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception beginning at 2 pm. Dignitaries taking part in the event included Mayor…

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Neguac Celebrates Summer 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2015 /

Neguac celebrated Summer on the weekend with a festival that kicked off Thursday July 16th and wrapped up on Saturday July 18th. The three day event was loaded with activities including a car show, a dance featuring the band Juice, a cow patty bingo, volleyball tournament, flea market, children’s activities and much more. Click to enlarge any…

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Irish Pride Fills Chatham Streets

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2015 /

The city turned green as celebrations for Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi kicked off on Thursday July 16th and wrapped up yesterday, Sunday July 19th. The festival offered something for all ages with a golf tournament, free afternoon outdoor entertainment, children’s activities, genealogy, a musical theatre production, vendors, lots of live Irish music, and much more. On…

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Book Review: Saint John Facts and Folklore by David Goss

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2015 /

I have only been to Saint John a few times (only once as a tourist and even then we were just passing through), but I found this book to be a pleasurable read, and with the way it is laid out, you can jump in anywhere and start reading.

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Car Show ‘n Shine in Boiestown

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 19, 2015 /

On Sunday, July 26th the Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum will be hosting a Car Show ‘n Shine from 11 am to 3 pm. Enter your baby today, whether it’s an antique car, modern car, Harley, Hot Rod, or motorcycle! Or you can register at the gates beginning at 10 am that morning. It’s free to register! Live…

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An Interview with Raymond Fraser

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 18, 2015 /

Raymond Fraser is a Canadian author of novels, biographies as well as poetry. In 2012 he was made a member of the Order of New Brunswick for his contributions to literature and New Brunswick’s cultural … Read more…

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Notice to Anglers – Pools Open

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 17, 2015 /
MSA

Notice to Recreational Anglers Fisheries and Oceans Canada Gulf Region Salmon angling on the Miramichi River system Moncton – July 17, 2015 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada wishes to inform the public that the following salmon fishing pools will reopen to angling for all species of fish, due to improved water conditions and favorable forecast […]

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