Monthly Archives: July 2017

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

The Miramichi Folksong Festival has been held continuously for 60 years now, making it the longest standing folk song festival in Canada. Its director (and a performer) of the past 35 years is the irrepressible Susan Butler, a true Miramichier if there ever was one. Now, she has compiled the Festival’s history as well as her own in a self-published book entitled For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival. Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 20, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 20, 2017

Cold water pools closures on the Miramichi As of Thursday, July 20, 26 cold water pools will be closed to fishing on the Miramichi River system. A variation order was just issued yesterday to this effect (download 2017 Salmon Pool closures pdf), and a notice to anglers was published on the regional DFO Internet Read more »

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Music lovers will not want to miss the 11th edition of New Brunswick’s Festival (506), taking place in Moncton, October 12 to 15, 2017. Thirty-two bands and solos artists from all over the province will congregate in Moncton to take part in this annual celebration of homegrown talent. Read more »

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations are being sought for the 30th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is August 1st. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the province. Read more »

Summer Fun at Miramichi Dragway

Summer Fun at Miramichi Dragway

Drag racing is getting better and better at Miramichi Dragway. Last year’s upgrades have resulted in some new track records and personal bests for many Maritime racers. With big events coming up in July and August, it is likely more records will be set. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) National Open is returning. Read more »

War Amps Key Tag Service

War Amps Key Tag Service

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. If you did not receive a War Amps key tag, you can order them at waramps.ca or call toll free 1-800-250-3030. Read more »

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