Curtis Cast in Stratford Festival’s Main Stage Show

Blackville native and Sheridan grad Colton Curtis, 22, was ecstatic to get the call, telling him that he was cast in Stratford Festival’s main stage show. The Stratford Festival is an internationally recognized annual repertory theatre festival running from April to October in the Canadian city of Stratford, Ontario. “I felt deep down that it…

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Blackville’s Michael Waugh Added to Saint John Sea Dogs

General Manager Darrell Young has announced the Saint John Sea Dogs have added defenceman Michael Waugh to the team’s 55-player protected list. Waugh, 17, is the captain of the Miramichi Rivermen of the NB/PEI Major Midget Hockey League (NBPEIMMHL). The native of Blackville, has eight goals and 24 points in 33 games in his third…

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Blackville Student Attends International Camp in Washington D.C.

Darian Hetherington, a grade nine student at Blackville School, has been selected to represent his regional burn camp at the International Association of Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation’s International Burn Camp. The event is currently underway in Washington, DC. The program that he has been selected to represent recognizes both fire fighters and burn-injured youth who…

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Local Boys Champs at New Brunswick Provincials

The Miramichi Twins went undefeated in all four games they played this past weekend to become the New Brunswick Midget A Provincial Champions! Friday night they won against KV with a score of 4-2 . Saturday morning they beat their biggest rival Dalhousie 5-2, and Saturday evening they beat Atholville by 8 runs. Being the…

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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 School Receives New Buddy Bench

Blackville School was one of eighteen local schools outfitted with a new buddy bench provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters / Boys & Girls Club of Miramichi. The Buddy Bench program is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendships on the playground. These benches have been installed and are ready for children to…

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Blackville School Receives $6,000 Donation

Blackville School has received a $6,000 donation from Ford Canada’s Drive 4Ur School program. Hal Somers’ Towne Ford Sales & Service partnered up with BHS student council to host the test-drive fundraising event on Saturday, May 16. For every valid test-drive completed, Ford Motor Company of Canada donated $20 to the school. Blackville received the…

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Local Cadet in Leadership Role at Maritime Camp

Congratulations to 679 Blackville Squadron Air Cadet Mitchel Moody on achieving the rank of Sergeant at the Greenwood Air Cadet Summer Training Centre. He will be working at the Cloud Lake Survival Training Site for the summer. Mitchel is the son of Steven and Tracey Moody of Blackville. Joining Mitchel at Greenwood is Flight Sergeant…

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Blackville School Graduates Celebrate Senior Prom

The Blackville High School senior prom was held last night, Saturday, June 13. The Hollywood-themed prom saw the school gymnasium transformed, complete with red carpet, walk of fame and VIP area. The evening kicked off at St. Bridget’s Roman Catholic Church in Renous where the twenty-eight couples posed for photos with their families, friends and…

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NHL Player Jake Allen Visits Blackville School

NHL player Jake Allen, professional goaltender for the St. Louis Blues, visited Blackville School on Friday, May 22 for a meet and greet with students from grades 3 through 12. Allen, who was on the Miramichi for a fishing vacation, visited the school to sign autographs and pose for photos with students. Photographs were provided…

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Blackville Student Recognized with Turnaround Achievement Award

Twenty-five students from the south region of ASD-N were recognized at a dinner in their honour at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel on Thursday May 7th. The students were presented with Turnaround Achievement Awards in recognition of their developing attitudes and approaches towards academics and school life in general. The dinner, sponsored by the Chatham…

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Blackville Student Recognized for Outstanding Sportsmanship

Grade 12 Blackville School student Larissa Bryenton is one of six student athletes to be selected to receive the NBIAA Raymond Légère Sportsmanship Award (Northern Conference). The award recognizes student athletes who display outstanding sportsmanship towards teammates, coaches, opponents and game officials. It is presented to student athletes by the New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletic Association.…

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