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Month: September 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, September 21, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 21, 2017 /
Ledges Guest Richard Campbell with grilse caught by his lovely wife Jancinta

MIRAMICHI – Anglers should be aware that starting Tuesday, September 26 the annual NB Moose Hunt begins and lasts until Saturday September 30. This means anglers must be careful while out and about along the rivers, and would be wise to wear some hunter orange so as to not be mistaken for a “Swamp Donkey”.…

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Rides@Rockwood Automotive Show 2017

By Giv'er Saint John / September 15, 2017 /

A road trip may be in order for this year’s biggest Rides@Rockwood in Saint John to date! This will be the 3rd annual Rides@Rockwood automotive show taking place at the beautiful Rockwood Park on Saturday September 23rd from 9 am to 6 pm.

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, September 14, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 14, 2017 /
George with a nice hen he landed on Saturday and Guide Boyd Curtis from Mount Channel. Submitted by Ledges Inn.

MIRAMICHI – A decent splash of water really improved fishing on the weekend, but much more rain is still needed. Striped bass angling should improve as the fish are back in the city area. Congratulations to this year’s inductees to the Atlantic Salmon Hall of Fame ! (See below) W. W. Doak and Sons in…

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World Mental Health Awareness Walk

By chamber / September 12, 2017 /

The NB Mental Health Consumer Network Miramichi Branch #7 and Caring Friends Activity Centre invite you to celebrate World Mental Health Day at the 4th Annual Awareness Walk on Tuesday October 10th, 2017. The event will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #3, 18 McCurdy Street in Chatham. Participants are asked to meet up at…

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Canada, It’s Complicated at Imperial Theatre

By Giv'er Saint John / September 9, 2017 /

Last week, Saint John’s Imperial Theatre announced a great new show coming this fall. Tickets are on sale now for Canada, It’s Complicated, a new production created by Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CODCO). Featuring sketches and satirical songs that examine the joys, foibles, tragedies, and triumphs of Canada.

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Spotlight on Betty Fitzpatrick

By Nola Chiasson / September 8, 2017 /
Betty Fitzpatrick

Anyone who has had the wonderful pleasure of meeting Betty Fitzpatrick, will easily know what I mean when I say that there a few other individuals that have such a zest for life. July of this year marked Betty’s 90th Birthday believe it or not and after the invite came and a lot of shock

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, September 7, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 7, 2017 /
Ledges guest Lori Sullivan and guide Greg Amos with a beauty Hen

MIRAMICHI – As we move into September, we are looking for a good Fall run. The only stumbling block is the lack of rain. We did get some this week, with more in the forecast. If we get the amounts predicted, it should spur the fishing, as water temperatures are good. COMMENTARY: The Coalition for…

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Book Review: “Between Rothko and 3 Windows” by Corrado Paina

By James / September 7, 2017 /

One of the greatest joys in reviewing books is the unexpected pleasure of discovering an excellent story when you least expect it. Such was the case with Between Rothko and 3 Windows (2016, Quattro Books).

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Oh, the Things You Can Do with Glue!

By Northumberland Coop / September 6, 2017 /

Everyone on Pinterest is going crazy for projects involving white glue and hot glue, but what happened to good ol’ reliable wood glue? This is one of the handiest items to have in your work area. If you’re new to woodworking, you might be unsure of the best way to use a heavy-duty adhesive.

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Meaghan Smith New song “The One” unveiled

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 5, 2017 /

Halifax-based, JUNO-award-winning singer-songwriter, Meaghan Smith’s latest project, Our Song — an opportunity for her music fans to have their stories told in song — just released new song The One on September 1st, 2017 at oursongmusic.com. With a new song unveiled the first Friday of every month, Our Song was a concept created earlier this year.

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Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 4, 2017 /

The Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge is a challenge for which geographic area (province, state or territory) has the most breastfeeding babies, as a percentage of the birthrate, “latched on” at 11 am local time. To celebrate breastfeeding and milk-banking, and demonstrate promotion, protection and support for breastfeeding women and their families. It’s a chance for education…

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Boost your home’s curb appeal

By Northumberland Coop / September 3, 2017 /

You get a good look at your neighbours’ homes when you’re out for a stroll or putting out the garbage, but you probably don’t turn around and examine your own home too much, right? Sometimes homeowners fall into the trap of focusing on the interior of their home.

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