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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Traffic Advisory: Marathon by the Sea

Traffic Advisory: Marathon by the Sea

The organizers of the 2016 Emera Marathon by the Sea would like to advise residents and motorists that a number of traffic and safety plans have been put in place for this year’s event. The run will begin at the Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal at 8 am on Sunday, August 14th, and follow a mapped… Read more »

International Youth Day

International Youth Day

The following statement was issued today by Nathalie Chiasson, chairperson of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of International Youth Day, August 12th: In December 1999, the United Nations approved a resolution decreeing that August 12 would become International Youth Day with the theme Youth is the future of mankind, to promote… Read more »

Passport to Parks at Carleton Community Centre Tomorrow

Passport to Parks at Carleton Community Centre Tomorrow

We’re Back On! The weather is cooperating! Come join Passport to Parks at Carleton Community Centre (also known as Family Fun Day) this Saturday, August 13th from 12-4 pm. All activities are free! What’s Passport to Parks? Passport to Parks or #P2PSJ, is your invitation to a fun and active summer in Saint John. Our… Read more »

Poem – DON’T MENTION METERS

Poem – DON’T MENTION METERS

DON’T MENTION METERS The meters are settled. It’s no longer news. We’ve listened to countless hours of views. We’ve settled for less, when we coulda got more. Now, talk about taxis is really a bore. Lets talk about anything other than meters. Let’s talk about summer and crazy eyed skeeters; Or, hot dogs roasting on… Read more »

Sea Dogs Select Russian F Alexander Vdovenko in CHL Import Draft

Sea Dogs Select Russian F Alexander Vdovenko in CHL Import Draft

The Saint John Sea Dogs have selected Russian forward Alexander Vdovenko 42nd overall in the 2016 CHL Import Draft. The 17-year-old from Moscow is 6’4″ and 200 lbs. and plays centre and left wing. Vdovenko (pronounced “doh-VEHN-koh”) posted nine goals and 24 points in 34 games last season with the Vityaz Podolsk Under-17 team in Russia.… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report Week of August 4, 2016

Miramichi Fishing Report Week of August 4, 2016

Generally, angling is slow with warm water, and pool closures still in effect. Doug White’s Tammerack Sports Fly Shop in Juniper said the fishing was slow and then it stopped. Seems to be a few fish around but the water is low and warm and with the possible exception of a local or two, the river is vacant. Read more »

Saint John Champ warns kids about “Mean Machines”

Saint John Champ warns kids about “Mean Machines”

The War Amps float passed on the vital PLAYSAFE/DRIVESAFE message at the recent Natal Day Parade, in Halifax, NS. This year’s theme, “Mean Machines. Spot the danger before you play!” was depicted on the colourful, animated float, which had a special focus on lawn mowers, farm equipment and railway crossings. Emma Coakley, 10, of Saint… Read more »

Miramichi Dragway’s 1st NHRA Event Huge Success

Miramichi Dragway’s 1st NHRA Event Huge Success

Miramichi Dragway hosted the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) National Open over the weekend on Friday July 29th and Saturday July 30th, 2016. This was the first time a sanctioned event had ever been held in the Miramichi and it was a big event for the local drag racing park with record attendance for cars and spectators. Read more »

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