Miramichi River Valley Election Results

The polls have closed and the residents of the newly formed Miramichi River Valley have elected their municipal council.  Kevin Russell has been appointed Mayor by acclimation.  One councillor was elected for each of the three wards that Miramichi River Valley is comprised of. The elected councillor for Ward 1 is Jeffrey Sheasgreen with 369…

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Miramichi River Valley Election Information

Advance voting for the November 28 local government and rural district advisory committee elections takes place this Saturday, November 19, and on Monday, November 21. Polls will be open on both days from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. You can also vote on Election Day, Monday, November 28. New Brunswickers are encouraged to bring their…

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Notice of Election: Entity 22

Next month, the majority of New Brunswickers will go to the polls to vote in local government elections taking place on November 28, 2022. While municipal elections normally take place every four years in May, these elections are the result of a significant undertaking by the Department of Environment and Local Government to restructure and…

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Interpretive Trail Installed at Blackville Park

A new self-guided trail has been installed at Blackville Municipal Park this week. The one-kilometer Miramichi River Interpretive Walk features signage created by Halifax-based company Sperry Design. Currently the trail can be accessed from within the park near the train bridge. A recently added wooded path connects to the main trail system that was paved…

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Plan your escape – Fire Prevention Week 2022

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 9-15 in New Brunswick. This year’s theme, Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape, focuses on the importance of an escape plan. “Many factors contribute to making a home fire safe,” said Public Safety Minister Bill Hogan. “An escape plan is essential and everyone in the household should…

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Fall Clean Up (White Goods Collection) Set for October 20

The Fall Clean Up for the village of Blackville will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022. This collection will include yard waste (boxed, bagged or tied in three foot length bundles); stoves, refrigerators, freezers, barbecues, bicycles, beds, mattresses, furniture, dryers, air conditioners, scrap metal, etc. Items should be left at your curb by 6:00am,…

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Bi-Weekly Garbage Collection Schedule Resumes

With the summer months over, the village of Blackville would like to inform its residents that regular bi-weekly garbage collection is now in effect. Please see the new schedule below: Thursday, October 6 – Garbage Collection Thursday, October 13 – Curbside Recycling Thursday, October 20 – Garbage Collection (also Fall Clean Up) Thursday, October 27…

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Village of Blackville Hosts Annual Seniors Supper

The Village of Blackville hosted their annual senior’s supper on Monday, September 19 to a packed house at Saint Andrew’s United Church Centre.  A full turkey supper and dessert was served by GF Catering. Eric & Debbie provided the evening’s entertainment – a big hit with the crowd. Nearly one hundred fifty people were in…

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