99.3 The River News – Sept. 9/17

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September 9, 2017 | by: johnoshea

(NEWS STORIES PROVIDED BY MBS NEWSROOM)

SAW AND PELLET MILL INFORMATION MEETING

A public information meeting will be held next week on proposed
46-million-dollar Saw Mill and Pellet Mill in Blackville. The project would
see a current mill rebuilt and a Pellet Mill added. The Information meeting
will discuss job opportunities, wood supply and finances for the project. It
takes place next Wednesday, September 13 at 630pm at the Blackville Village
Hall.

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KING GEORGE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION

Construction will get underway on a portion of the King George Highway next
week. Most of the work will be done during evening and overnight hours on a
section of the road from Jessiman Boulevard to the Sobeys Entrance, bewteen
September 11th and September 25th. Some work may however take place during
the day but traffic disruption is expected to be minimal.
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BEAVERBROOK FOUNDATION

A representative of the Beaverbrook Foundation will be in Miramichi next week
for the official signing of an agreement with the city concerning Queen
Elizabeth Park. It’s expected some funding may be announced for plaques to be
installed on park monuments during the signing event – which takes place
Tuesday at 1pm.

 

SPORTS

In the NB Senior Baseball League, the Chatham Ironmen defeated Moncton 3 – 2
on Friday evening in Game #1 of the semi-final series.  Game #2 will go tonight
(Saturday) in Moncton with Game #3 back at Ironmen Field on Monday with game
time at 7:30 PM.

Miramichi Cardinals will travel to Fredericton for a provincial A tournament.
Today they will take on the Fredericton Blue Jays at 1pm at the Royals field. Dustin McKay
will be on the hill for Miramichi.
At 4:30 the Cardinals will take on the Fredericton Expos and Chris McKay will be on the hill.
Any playoff games will be Sunday at noon and if necessary also at 4pm.

Pro Skills Hockey Camp start today at the Miramichi Civic Center for ATOM at 12:45 pm and Novice 2:10 pm.  Still room to register.

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