Year: 2017

50th Anniversary of the Closing of Saint Mary’s Convent/ High School

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 5, 2017 /

by Anthony McLean, Contributing Reporter In 1967, Canada celebrated its 100th Birthday. But also that year it marked the end of an era in the former Town of Newcastle with the closing of Saint Mary’s Convent/ High School after many years of educating young girls from the Miramichi Region and beyond. This year marks 50 years…

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Baie Sainte Anne “All You Can Eat” Smelt Fry

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 4, 2017 /

The Baie Sainte Anne All You Can Eat Smelt Fry organised by the Baie Sainte Anne Fire Department will take place this Saturday January 7th, 2017, starting at 11 am and continuing until 5 pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12. The meal includes one dessert and choice of coffee…

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2016 Rotary Club of Newcastle Scholarship Recipient

By rotary / January 4, 2017 /

The Rotary Club of Newcastle would like to congratulate Lyndsay Jay-Keating on being chosen as the recipient of the 2016 Rotary Club of Newcastle Scholarship.  Lyndsay is currently studying pre-veterinary medicine at the University of Prince Edward Island and is a recent 2016 graduate from MVHS. The scholarship award criteria is modeled on the mission […]

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Hootenanny for Bonnie Lee Miner Maghlazi (Bonnie Miner)

By Discover Miramichi / January 3, 2017 /

On Friday, December 23rd, 2016, Bonnie Miner lost everything in a house fire with no house insurance. Let’s come together as a community to help her on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017, from 2-8 pm at the Recreation Centre, 2 Young Lane, in Renous. There will be live music and open mic, 50/50 draws and a Chinese…

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Book Review: “The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines” by Sandra Bunting

By James M. Fisher / January 2, 2017 /

Miramichi’s unofficial poet laureate Sandra Bunting, has just released her first collection of short stories entitled The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines (2016, Gaelog Press). Having lived abroad for many years, Ms Bunting returned to Miramichi in 2011. The stories that make up this volume are primarily set in Ireland, but some, such as the title story are set on … Read more…

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