Brophy Receives NBSRT Honorary Lifetime Award

In late Spring, the New Brunswick Society of Retired Teachers Honorary Lifetime Membership was awarded to Faye Brophy of Blackville. Faye Brophy retired in 1989 after 35 years of teaching. She had obtained both her BA (1967) and B. Ed (1971) from the University of New Brunswick. She taught in Doaktown and Devon before finishing…

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Blackville Grad Wins Mike Holmes Scholarship

Ashley Vickers, daughter of Troy and Rhonda Vickers has been awarded a $1500 Mike Holmes Make it Right scholarship. The Holmes Foundation’s Make It Right® Scholarships are designed to encourage students in Canadian colleges and universities who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in residential renovation or construction to complete their academic training. Every academic…

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Blackville Student Receives Lord Beaverbrook Scholarship

Blackville High School graduating student Riley Sherrard has received a prestigious Lord Beaverbrook Scholarship from the University of New Brunswick. The grade 12 student was notified last week that he had been awarded the scholarship valued at $40,000. Beginning in September 2015, Riley will receive $10,000 per year for 4 years. Riley, the son of…

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BHS Teacher Receives Technology Award

Blackville School Teacher Allan Carter

On Thursday, March 21, Blackville High School teacher Allan Carter received the Marjorie Sinclair Award for Commitment to Technology in Learning at the 2013 Anglophone North School District CUTE Awards. The CUTE Awards (Creative Use of Technology in Education) is an event that was conceptualized to recognize and encourage the creative use of technology by…

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Jardine Receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

Blackville resident and musician Amy Jardine, who is known for his countless volunteer hours playing at fundraisers, recently received the Diamond Jubilee Medal.  The special award medal was presented to Mr. Jardine by New Brunswick Premier David Alward at Nine Pine Lounge in Blackville on Thursday, June 14. Amy is one of 60,000 deserving Canadians who…

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Fogan to Receive CWL Life Membership

Blackville's Marion Fogan receives CWL Life Membership

Saint Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church in Blackville is pleased to announce that parishioner Marion Fogan will be receiving her Life Membership in the Catholic Women’s League. Marion will be receiving her award at the Diocese of Saint John’s Catholic Women’s League Annual Convention being held in Fredericton on May 5, 2012. Marion, who is currently…

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ValuFoods Owner Recognized

Jerry Stafford, Owner of Mainstreet ValuFoods Blackville

Jerry Stafford, owner of Main Street ValuFoods, was recently presented with a Community Service Award from the Province of New Brunswick.  Mr. Stafford is well known in the community and has a longstanding reputation as a generous supporter of local organizations and causes. His 50/50 charitable foundation has become a prime instrument for helping numerous…

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Blackville RCMP member wins second Connaught Cup

Photo - Staff Sgt. Greg Grant after winning the Connaught Cup

For the second year in a row, District 6 Miramichi Commander Staff Sergeant Greg Grant has won the Connaught Cup as the RCMP’s top shooter in Canada. The Connaught Cup Championship was held last week in Ottawa. Prior to S/Sgt. Grant’s victory last year, the trophy had not been awarded to an RCMP member from…

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McCormack Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame

Katherine “Kathy” McCormack of Blackville was a member of Canada’s silver-medal team when women’s ice hockey made its debut as an Olympics event in Nagano, Japan in 1998. A forward, she started her career by playing street hockey in her hometown at the age of 8 with friends and cousins. Because there were no teams…

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Blackville Resident to be Inducted to Salmon Hall of Fame

The Atlantic Salmon Museum, Doaktown, NB will host its annual Hall of Fame Awards Banquet on Friday, September 25th, with a meet and greet reception at 5:30pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. Inductees for 2009 are as follows: Donald and Hudson (Tompy) MacKay, father and son (both deceased) will be inducted in the GUIDE category,…

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