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Benefit Card Party for Maggie Burns

Benefit Card Party for Maggie Burns

Maggie Burns, formerly of Blackville, has recently undergone two open heart surgeries in Saint John.  She is currently recuperating at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton. There will be a benefit card party for her on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00pm at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall in Blackville.  Please come out…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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