Month: June 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 29, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2017 /

This weekend we move through June and into July.  Canadians will celebrate 150 years as a country on Saturday, July 1.  So we wish all a Happy Canada Day!  As well we extend similar greetings to our Americans as they will celebrate their country’s birthday on Tuesday, July 4. As we finish the month of…

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Book Review: “Promises to Keep” by Genevieve Graham

By James M. Fisher / June 29, 2017 /

Set during the time of the Acadian expulsion in 1755 from what is now Nova Scotia. “Promises to Keep” contains a stronger, deeper story than its romantic cover art might suggest.

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By Giv'er Miramichi / June 28, 2017 /

City of Miramichi JULY 1st 7-11 am: Pancake Breakfast at Newcastle Lions Club – Pancakes, sausage, tea/coffee or milk. $5 per person, $15/family 8 am – 12:30: Giant Yard Sale at St. Mary’s Parish, 360 Newcastle Blvd 11 am – Canada 150 Birthday Bash with the largest cake ever! Sponsored by Atlantic Superstore Flag Raising…

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“The Very Best!” Car Show in Atlantic Canada

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 27, 2017 /

In 1994, the Goodie Shop Restaurant decided to host a car show. This was not just any car show — in keeping with the restaurant’s 50s and 60s décor, this was the Golden Oldie Car Show — allowing car enthusiasts a chance to come together and talk about their first love, antique cars. The first […]

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Celebrating Aboriginal Heritage on the Miramichi

By Discover Miramichi / June 27, 2017 /

Aboriginal people have inhabited the Miramichi region for over three millennia & have been contributing their unique culture and traditions for time immemorable. Some ways that you can celebrate & learn more about our First Nations this summer 

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Student Financial Assistance Applications Available

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 26, 2017 /

Students interested in the Free Tuition Program can now apply for student financial assistance for the 2017-18 academic year. The applications are for New Brunswick residents who will be attending a post-secondary educational institution full-time in programs that start on or after Aug. 1.

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Family Friendly Summer Activities

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 25, 2017 /

Does summer vacation have you wondering how to keep your kids busy? We’ve put together some ideas for family friendly activities. Whether you’re in Miramichi for a day, a week, or you just live down the street – you’ll find something to keep your kids active, learning, and entertained while they are off from school.…

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War Amps Key Tag Service

By rivervalley / June 24, 2017 /

Most of us don’t realize how valuable our car keys are until we lose them. With remote starters and built-in unlock systems, keys are not as simple or cheap as they used to be, with many owners paying hundreds of dollars in replacement fees.

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 22, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 22, 2017 /
From our archives: Brian Affleck at Glen Hollowoods in Blackville

MIRAMICHI – Salmon and a few grilse are moving slowly into the system with a few each day, but no run to speak of. There are also good numbers of shad now in the river. Gradually, the striped bass are dispersing from the spawning grounds to other rivers and bays in the Gulf region. The…

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Green Cove Co-operative & Mayor to Sign Agreement at AGM

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 20, 2017 /

Members of Green Cove Co-operative (GCC) are delighted to announce that Mayor Lordon has agreed to attend their AGM to participate in the signing of the “Option to Purchase Agreement” between the City of Miramichi and GCC. The AGM will be held Friday, June 23rd, at the Miramichi Curling Club (2nd floor) at 2 pm.…

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Poem: The Way You Danced

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2017 /
Carolyn's Mom

The Way You Danced It was on a windy day in spring The day I saw you with tears in your eyes Nothing could turn me away from you But the clouds in the skies They reminded me of yesterday When you said that you wouldn’t leave Holding on the memories The pain and sorrow…

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Hidden Gems of the Mighty Miramichi and Beyond!

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 18, 2017 /

The Mighty Miramichi region is full of places to see. There are many Hidden Gems, full of rich beauty and character, that are worth checking out! Després Lake Després Lake is a worthwhile visit! Located nearly 20 minutes off Route 126 and Rue Principale Street on the Pleasant Ridge Road in Rogersville, and 50 minutes…

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9th Annual FeelsGood Folly Fest June 23-25

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 17, 2017 /

Come have some good, clean fun with us for the funkiest weekend of the jam packed summer festival season! Seriously, this year’s edition of Folly has more horns than you can shake a stick at! We are bringing in acts from all over Canada and as far away as Virginia and Isreal!

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