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New Mayor and Council for Village of Blackville

New Mayor and Council for Village of Blackville

The polls have closed and the residents of Blackville have elected a new village council.  Christopher Hennessy has been appointed Mayor with a total of 247 votes.  Incumbent mayor Andrew Hawkes received 219 votes and LeRoy Stewart received 115. Hawkes, who was elected in a byelection two years ago, was surprised with the outcome. “It…Continue Reading

Wayne Curtis Releases New Book ‘In The Country’

Wayne Curtis Releases New Book ‘In The Country’

Wayne Curtis, an award-winning writer based in Fredericton, has released a new book, entitled “In the Country”.  The book is a collection of 13 short stories, set in a community modeled after Miramichi. Though the stories are fictional, they are based in reality, said Curtis, who grew up near Blackville. His memories of growing up…Continue Reading

Blackville’s Main Street ValuFoods Becoming Foodland

Blackville’s Main Street ValuFoods Becoming Foodland

Exciting changes are in store for a local Blackville business!  In an open letter, Main Street ValuFood’s owner Jerry Stafford has announced that his store has entered into a ten year deal with Foodland. Foodland is a Canadian chain of grocery stores founded in 1985. Its stores are located mostly in rural areas of the…Continue Reading

Soup’s On Community Lunch Program Starts Tuesday

Soup’s On Community Lunch Program Starts Tuesday

Soup’s On is an opportunity for all interested members of our local communities to gather to enjoy a simple luncheon meal, free of charge. Donations can be made to the GBRC – Soup’s On Fund. Soup’s On will take place each Tuesday from 11:30am to 1:00pm from February 16 to April 19. This event is…Continue Reading

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