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Month: July 2015

Restored Walking Trails on Beaubears Island

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 6, 2015 /

By Tara McIntyre Friends of Beaubears Island is pleased to announce the opening of the Restored Walking Trails on the island. Beaubears Island is located at the meeting point of the Northwest and Southwest Miramichi Rivers. The island is most famous for being a summer camp and meeting place for the Mi’kmaq over 3000 years ago, an Acadian…

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Book Review: Random Acts by Valerie Sherrard

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 6, 2015 /

This young adult story concerns three ‘quintessential almost thirteen year olds’ Zoey, Jenna and Bean who, after scarfing down a huge meal of pizza, garlic cheese fingers, Caesar salad, a dozen buffalo wings (which eventually get … Read more…

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Rock ‘n Roll Festival Huge Success

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 6, 2015 /

The weather gods were feeling the Rock ‘N Roll this weekend as sunny skies and warm temperatures drew record crowds to the Newcastle downtown. The 21st Annual Rock ‘n Roll Festival wrapped up yesterday, Sunday July 5th, with the Goodie Shop Restaurant Golden Oldie Car Show. The highlight event of the weekend had over 100 car owners from…

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Movie Review: Inside Out (2015)

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 4, 2015 /

by Kieran Crocker Inside Out is an animated Disney/ Pixar film, which I just got back from seeing. It stars Amy Poehler, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader and Phyllis Smith. The plot is an 11 year old girl named Riley, she moves from Minnesota to San Francisco and most of the movie is set…

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Happenings on the River

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 3, 2015 /

We’re looking at warm temperatures and lots of sunshine heading into this weekend on the Mighty Miramichi! It’s going to be the perfect weekend to get out and about and do something fun. Tonight the Rock ‘n Roll Festival continues with Thirsty Rangers in the Big Tent on the Newcastle Waterfront! Over on the Chatham side…

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Smolt-to-Adult Rearing Study Initiated

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 3, 2015 /
MSA

The crisis over poor adult salmon returns in the past few years has generated a lot of attention and we are all trying to come up with the solutions that will see large numbers of salmon in our rivers again. The MSA has been meeting with other organizations and individuals to share ideas about the […]

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Rock ‘n Roll Festival Kicks Off

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 3, 2015 /

The 21st annual Rock ‘n Roll Festival returned to the river last night, kicking off with the famous street dance and fireworks. The festival got under way in the Downtown Newcastle Waterfront Parking Lot with the Official Opening Ceremonies and Street Dance beginning at 7 pm. Music for the Street Dance was provided by Tim Irving…

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Ironmen Defeat Fishercats in 13

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 3, 2015 /

  The Miecon Ironmen pulled off a 5-4 win over the Moncton Fishercats in a game that lasted 13 innings. Kevin Bowes picked up the win pitching one inning and giving up 2 hits. Junior call up Nick Leggatt was brilliant, pitching 7 scoreless innings , giving up 3 hits and 3 walks while striking […]

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Ironmen Split With Islanders – July 1

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 2, 2015 /

The Miecon Ironmen split a doubleheader again, this time with the Charlottetown  Islanders.. In game one, Jamie Walls tossed a one hitter as the Ironmen won 3-0. Orry Cook (RBI), Ryan Lukach (RBI) and Jeff McCarthy had two hits and Jimmy Russell had a double. The Islanders won the night cap 7-0 as six different Ironmen […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 2, 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 2, 2015 /
Ledges guest Mike Vorhoef with a 24 lb hookbill. Nice salmon for his first one. Hard to top that one

After last year, any positive results are welcome, and that is what we have in a manner of speaking.  There is not a great run on, but there are spurts of fish coming in every day.  Suffice it to say there has certainly been an improvement over this time last year, and let’s hope the…

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4th Annual Fishermen Pow Wow

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 2, 2015 /

The 4th Annual Fishermen Pow Wow wrapped up yesterday, on Wednesday July 1st. The event took place both Tuesday June 30 and Wednesday July 1st at Waterford Green in the Historic Chatham Business District and celebrated all cultures as one in the spirit of peace and friendship, and in the greatest country of the world on…

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