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Month: July 2016

Miramichi Reader, James Fisher Interviews Miramichi Author, Chuck Bowie

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2016 / 0 Comments
Chuck Bowie

Chuck Bowie is the New Brunswick author of three novels, all in the “Sean Donovan: Thief for Hire” series. He recently released Book Three: “Steal it All“. Chuck took a few moments to answer my questions about his influences, where and when his Sean Donovan character was born, and how Book Four is coming along.

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Summer Happenings at Middle Island

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 22, 2016 / 0 Comments
The Captain's Galley Restaurant

Photos & Story by Anthony McLean, Contributing Reporter The Middle Island Historical Park is just minutes away from Downtown Chatham/ Miramichi East at 2345 Water Street. It has had great significance to Miramichier’s for nearly 170 years. When you pay a visit to the island, there is much to see and do. Follow the gravel…

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Burnt Church Midsummer Festival

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Burnt Church is a small community located on Miramichi Bay. It is separate from the native community Esgenoôpetitj but good relations prevail. The Burnt Church/ New Jersey community is made up of mainly Scottish settlers. The area has a rich heritage of shipbuilding, canning and other industries besides a strong fishing tradition and tourism in…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 21, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 21, 2016 / 0 Comments
Ledges guest with beauty July salmon

July is proving to have some fresh fish moving through each day, with a few days producing very good numbers, especially on the Southwest Miramichi.   Generally, the fish are moving rather than holding. NOTE: Don’t forget the meeting Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Newcastle Lions Center to discuss the striped bass and salmon situation. …

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Senior Goodwill Ambassadors Appointed

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Thirty senior goodwill ambassadors have been appointed to engage seniors, their families and communities in supporting wellness, active living and independence for seniors in New Brunswick.

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Brophy Receives NBSRT Honorary Lifetime Award

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

In late Spring, the New Brunswick Society of Retired Teachers Honorary Lifetime Membership was awarded to Faye Brophy of Blackville. Faye Brophy retired in 1989 after 35 years of teaching.

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Moving Into The Associated Lodges Hall in Douglastown

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Members of Miramichi #18 & Northumberland #17 Free & Accepted Masons Lodge have been busy over the past six months renovating the Associated Lodge’s Hall, under the direction of WM Steve Mullin,  There is still more to do, but as you can see from the photos a lot of progress has been made! Future projects include…

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Escape Miramichi Opens July 21st

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

Change Miramichi is excited to announce the opening of Escape Miramichi at 158 Wellington Street in Chatham, Miramichi East. Escape Miramichi opens July 21st with two rooms: Down the Rabbit Hole and Miramichi Murder Mystery. What is an ESCAPE room? An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players are locked in a…

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Memories of the Old Store

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

In the early years when Mr. & Mrs. British Nathaniel Underhill were running the store, they would order a puncheon of molasses, a barrel of vinegar, one of salt pork, one of corned beef and salt herring. There would be kendals of cod fish, wooden boxes of smoked digbies …

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Irish Festival Walking Parade 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi once again turned the City green this weekend. The annual festival featured Irish pubs, free live entertainment, vendors, dancing, children’s activities, genealogical display, plenty of authentic Irish food and much more. One highlight of the festivities is always the walking parade. Families proudly displayed their Irish roots as they paraded through…

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2016 Bruno Bobak Memorial Art Contest

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

This year’s Bruno Bobak Art Contest and Printing / Writing Contest winners have been announced by the Miramichi Salmon Association. The overall art contest winner for 2016 was Onika Gourdine-Mundell, a kindergarten student from Harkins Elementary School.

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1809 Restaurant & Bar Farm to Table Feature

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

by Jesse MacDonald, Executive Chef In early May we began a Farm to Table feature at 1809 Restaurant & Bar in the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel. Every night we offer a different dinner entree with a starch, vegetables and protein all sourced locally. The importance of Farm to Table cooking was instilled in me at […]

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