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Community Gathers for Christmas Candlelight Parade

Community Gathers for Christmas Candlelight Parade

More than fifty people braved the wind and snow for the annual Christmas Candlelight Parade on Monday evening, December 17. The community event kicked off at the old village office at 6:30pm. The crowd walked up Main Street, while singing Christmas carols, to the creche at Saint Raphael’s Church. Clergy and representatives from local churches… Continue Reading

Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony Held at Blackville Park

Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony Held at Blackville Park

The first annual Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony was held on Monday, December 3 at Blackville Park. About seventy-five people were in attendance. The evening kicked off at 6:30pm. Attendees socialized and enjoyed hot chocolate and candy canes, a bonfire and Christmas carols. Blackville Foodland Manager Clem Savoie was the master of ceremonies for the event,… Continue Reading

Annual Community Candlelight Parade

Annual Community Candlelight Parade

The Annual Christmas Candlelight Parade takes place Monday, December 17 at 6:30pm in Blackville. Lineup begins at the corner of Main Street and Shaffer Lane at the former village office. The parade will proceed up Main Street to the outdoor nativity scene at St. Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church for the blessing of the Creche and… Continue Reading

Benefit Card Party for Lou Warren

Benefit Card Party for Lou Warren

A benefit card party will be held for Lou Warren on Monday, December 10 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm. The card party will be hosted at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall, 105 Main Street in Blackville. Funds raised will go towards medical expenses. Everyone welcome. Come on out and show your support. For more information,… Continue Reading

Saint Andrews Hanging of the Greens

Saint Andrews Hanging of the Greens

Saint Andrews United Church in Blackville will celebrate the Hanging of the Greens on Sunday, December 2 at 11:00am. Please bring a gift for Transition House to place under the tree during the service. Sunday evening, plan to attend the annual Memorial Bulb Lighting service at 7:00pm with a light reception following. Continue Reading

Santa Claus Parade Statement from Mayor Hennessy

Santa Claus Parade Statement from Mayor Hennessy

Blackville Mayor Chris Hennessy has issued a statement regarding this evening’s Santa Claus Parade of Lights. The parade was delayed about 90 minutes to allow an Emergency Vehicle team to pass through the parade route. I would like to personally thank everyone for attending this years Parade, preparing floats, volunteering at this mornings breakfast, and… Continue Reading

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