New Memorial Bench Installed at Blackville Park

A memorial bench has been installed along the walking trail at Blackville Municipal Park. The bench, in memory of former Blackville residents Eileen and Basil Parker, overlooks the Main South West Miramichi River. The bench was generously donated by the couple’s daughter Kathy Smith, and will soon feature a plaque engraved with the following: “In…

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Silent Retreat Set for August 6 & 7 in Blackville

Avadata Yoga Retreat will be hosting a Silent Retreat On Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 at 336 MacLaggan Drive in Blackville. Learn techniques to stay in the present moment, calming thoughts through mindfulness and breath awareness. Experience the ability to communicate through the energetic field of the heart. BYO tent or stay in…

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Clem & Naomi Savoie donate $1,000 for Outdoor Basketball Court Project; Foodland customers raise additional $365

Fundraising efforts continue for the new outdoor basketball court in Blackville. Clem & Naomi Savoie of Blackville Foodland have donated $1,000 towards the project, with an additional $365 raised by Foodland customers. The Savoies wish to thank the community for their donations towards the project. Since August 2021, the following groups/organizations have also made contributions: Vickers River…

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1981 Blackville Golden Eagles Challenged to support Outdoor Basketball Court Project

Blackville mayor Ian Fortune and wife Wendy have donated $100 towards the new outdoor basketball court project. The couple are challenging fellow teammates from the Blackville Golden Eagles team circa 1981 to donate as well. Donations towards the Rec Council’s basketball court project can be made at the Blackville village office, 12 South Bartholomew Road.…

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Cains Energy Services Ltd. (Dave McFarlane) Donates $1,000 to Outdoor Basketball Court Project

Fundraising efforts continue for the new outdoor basketball court in Blackville. Cains Energy Services Ltd. – Dave McFarlane has donated $1,000 towards the project. Donations towards the Rec Council’s basketball court project can be made at the Blackville village office, 12 South Bartholomew Road. The office is open on Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00…

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