Monthly Archives: July 2016

Home Decor Trend: Go Natural!

Home Decor Trend: Go Natural!

One of today’s top trends in Home Decor is the use of natural fibres in just about any space. For example, an all-white look can be be warmed up considerably by adding woven wood shades to the windows. Bold paint and furniture colours can be grounded with a natural jute rug. Read more »

Memories of the Old Store

Memories of the Old Store

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 … Read more »

Miramichi Reader, James Fisher Interviews Local Author, Chuck Bowie

Miramichi Reader, James Fisher Interviews Local Author, 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. Read more »

The Playhouse Spotlight Series Suits Every Taste

The Playhouse Spotlight Series Suits Every Taste

Earlier this summer the Fredericton Playhouse announced their 2016-2017 Spotlight Series, which will see 31 of the most exciting artists touring today grace their stage from September to May. Playhouse Executive Director, Tim Yerxa released the following statement about the upcoming series: The Spotlight Series is our flagship program at the Playhouse. It’s the label… Read more »

Fredericton Community Foundation Supports Frontier College

Fredericton Community Foundation Supports Frontier College

In this day and age literacy is an essential skill. For many immigrants, including Syrian refugees arriving in Canada, English proficiency can be quite the struggle. Fortunately for them, Frontier College is offering programs specifically for our new Canadians! In collaboration with the Multicultural Association of Fredericton, Frontier College’s literacy programs are designed to help… Read more »

UNB ranked among top universities in the world

UNB ranked among top universities in the world

The University of New Brunswick is among the top four per cent of degree-granting institutions of higher learning in the world, according to a newly released global ranking. This year’s tally by the Center for World University Rankings, the largest academic ranking of global universities, places UNB at 882 among the more than 25,000 institutions. Read more »

Local Champs Recognized by Mayor

Local Champs Recognized by Mayor

Jack Sturgeon, 10, and Ella Barnett, 10, of Fredericton, were presented with a certificate by Mayor Mike O’Brien, on July 20th, to recognize their long-time involvement with The War Amps and for spreading important messages in the community. Jack, a right hand amputee, and Ella, a right arm amputee, are members of The War Amps… Read more »

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