Month: May 2017

A Taste of Miramichi: 1809 Restaurant & Bar

By Miramichi Chamber of Commerce / May 15, 2017 /

A Taste of Miramichi, the Miramichi Chamber of Commerce’s dining event, runs from May 15th until June 11th, 2017. Each participating restaurant will showcase a three-course menu. We will be highlighting each restaurant’s menu and sharing a video about them. Today we present 1809 Restaurant & Bar located in the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel at 1809 Water Street in Chatham.

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5 Steps to a Healthy Mouth

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 15, 2017 /

Most of us realize that diet and exercise play an important part in keeping us healthy. But did you know that a healthy mouth is also an important part of a healthy body? Poor oral health can affect a person’s quality of life.

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Poem: Another Lucky Break

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 14, 2017 /

This is a poem about my grandfather, George Martin. He was a Merchant Marine during WWII. Another Lucky Break Before we knew, he was the Vaseline Kid A southpaw, a featherweight, in the Atlantic Fleet Before that, he sold newspapers on the corner Slouched in his chair, his teeth in a shot glass He greeted…

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East Coast Favourites Earthbound Trio, Nausikaa and Wobble Wallah to play New Brunswick Permaculture Festival June 2-4

By rivervalley / May 13, 2017 /

From folk to world bass to a country barn dance, only in New Brunswick would one find such an eclectic and strangely complementary line up. And only in New Brunswick will such a line up be connected to fermenting food, growing food forests, and learning about excavators. The Praxis Project Permaculture Festival runs June 2-4.

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Book Review: “Harbinger: Book 1 of Northern Fire” by Ian H. McKinley

By James M. Fisher / May 13, 2017 /

New Brunswick’s resident writer of fantastic realism, Ian H. McKinley, has just released Harbinger, Book 1 of his Northern Fire series. It is firmly rooted in Nordic myth and legend, a time of swords, spears, axes, bow and arrow and fearless sea raiders that pillage enemy villages along the coasts and fjords of the Northlands.

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Makers Market Seeks Vendors

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 13, 2017 /

The Makers Market is an exhibition, a community celebration and the perfect way to spend the first Sunday afternoon of June.

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Launch of new seniors’ guide

By Giv'er Saint John / May 12, 2017 /

The latest New Brunswick Seniors’ Guide to Services and Programs was released recently. “Fostering healthy aging and support for seniors is one of the seven pillars of the New Brunswick Family Plan framework,” said Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris.

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Changing Lives via Changing Habits

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 12, 2017 /

As a registered Nurse Practitioner, I see people every day with various health concerns ranging from general lack of energy, extreme fatigue, digestive issues, insomnia, various aches and pains, mood issues – you name it! People look to me for advice on how to feel better and feel better now! The first thing I want…

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May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

By Giv'er Saint John / May 11, 2017 /

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Bladder cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Canada. This month, New Brunswickers are being encouraged to learn more about the disease and to focus on living a healthy lifestyle to reduce their chance of being diagnosed with any cancer.

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Sterling Manderville Memorial Annual Golf Classic

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 11, 2017 /

The Miramichi Shrine Facts & Figures Unit is once again hosting the Sterling Manderville Memorial Annual Golf Classic at the Miramichi Golf Club. Sterling Manderville is the one who started this fun tournament. He loved the Shriners, and loved being a part of the help and support provided to the children. As an avid golfer,…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 11, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 11, 2017 /
From our archives: Jeff Morris and son Ben with a very nice salmon caught on the Main Sounthwest Miramichi.

MIRAMICHI – This week was pretty slow for angling and pretty fast for all rivers in the system.  Last weekend’s rain brought rivers to extremely levels, some not seen here in many years.  Not only were they high, but they were raging beyond flood stages.  If one had blindfolded an angler, put him on the…

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Poem: “Smoke Signals” by Mike Sharp

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 11, 2017 /

Smoke Signals (July 13, 1991 – July 13, 2016) Five and twenty years ago My last cigarette butt I did throw And as I watched it roll on the ground I said to myself, a new life I have found No more coughing and shortness of breath These symptoms will pass, along with the rest.…

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