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Month: December 2015

Miramichi Author Publishes Second Novel

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

Deborah Leitch’s second novel, Blind Sense, has just been published. Born in Miramichi, Deborah is a proud Canadian author. Influenced by authors such as Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Robin Cook and Dan Brown, her stories weave intrigue, mystery, suspense and an appreciation for any possibility through twisting and turning plots. She loves to challenge traditional…

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Here We Grow Again!

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

Country Charm Bakery at 1680 Water Street is under new ownership. The shop has been updated with a fresh new look adding a personal touch that reflects new owners Keith and Melanie Gibbs style. The Bakery is offering all the old favourites plus a few new family recipes. For homemade baking made fresh daily visit…

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Merry Christmas from Doaktown!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Benjamin Robichaud and his niece Alivia Price enjoying the Christmas tree. Doaktown, NB Posted by: Cassie

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My Mr. Claus

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

by Kim Drisdelle A few years back, I was inspired to write a Christmas story, one in which my family continues to share during the Christmas season. One night while searching through boxes hoping to find some of my favourite Christmas ornaments, I slipped back into time. Not surprisingly, as I find myself, often, thinking…

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Christmas Church Services Schedule for Blackville Area

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

Saint Andrews United Church will have their Christmas Eve Service on Thursday, December 24 at 5:30 pm and it will be the last service for present minister, Rev. Paul McGrattan. The Anglican Parish of Derby and Blackville service will be held at Holy Trinity in Blackville at 6:00 pm.

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An Outing on VIA Rail

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

by An Anonymous Retired Registered Nurse How the years roll by and time changes all things! We are left with wonderful memories of the not-to-be-forgotten events that we enjoyed with our friends. We belonged to a group of eight retired Registered Nurses who trained at the former Miramichi Hospital in the early fifties. After we…

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New Minister For Saint Andrews United Church

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

Saint Andrew’s United Church in Blackville invites you for worship on Sunday, January 3rd at 11 am at the Church Hall, for the inaugural service led by their new minister, Kathryn McIntosh.

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November/ December Update from City Councillor Walsh

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

My how a year goes by!

Several of my fellow Councillors and myself travelled to our capital city of New Brunswick, Fredericton, for two days of strategic planning sessions. This proved to be my most educational experience thus far. Topics that were discussed ranged from cities group buying equipment, supplies etc. to get a better deal as well as to obtain Federal grants that would benefit the entire province.

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Biggest Quitter Challenge

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

On January 20th, 2016, Miramichi will roll out its Biggest Quitter Challenge. The aim of the challenge is to help individuals stop smoking on or before, Weedless Wednesday. You can commit to: 1. Quit smoking (Between January 1st – 20th, 2016) 2. Reduce tobacco use 3. Continue to live smoke free 4. Maintain a smoke…

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Miramichi Christmas Sights

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

Photographer Grace Trowbridge  took a drive around the Miramichi region over the weekend and was treated to the beautiful sight of lit houses, trees, and lawn characters as well as some fresh snow just in time for Christmas. “Miramichi is always ready to go above and beyond when decorating and this holiday season is no different!” Click to enlarge any of…

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The Book Nook Store has Moved to Douglastown

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Autism Resources Miramichi’s Book Nook store has moved. Check out their new location at 1 Allan Street behind the Northumberland Square Mall in the former Sky-Tech and T&R Sports building. The Book Nook is very well-stocked with gently used books for adults and youth and is tidy and organized. There is a children’s room…

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Amazing Pen Pal Visits Santa at the North Pole!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

In our November issue we shared a story about My Amazing Pen Pal, a new business recently launched by Greg Trevors. Click here to read that article. Check out the Christmas episode below! Santa answers some questions that every child asks! Since we shared The Amazing Pen Pal story, Greg has appeared on CTV Morning Live Atlantic! Click…

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