Richibucto is a town in Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada.
The town is situated on the Richibucto River where it discharges into the Northumberland Strait.
Richibucto had been the location of an annual Mi'kmaq summer coastal community prior to European settlement. The town takes its name from a Mi'kmaq term meaning "river of fire". It is believed the term was mispronounced, or misunderstood from the Mi'kmaq language.
The downtown area, situated on the mouth of the river, has commercial fishing wharves, several restaurants, and local stores. The economy is dominated by lobster and deep sea fishing.
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St. Louis de Gonzague Roman Catholic Church is a notable Richibucto landmark
- St. Louis de Gonzague Roman Catholic Church was completed in 1965. Designed by Belanger and Roy of Moncton, it was inspired by the designs of the Spanish architect, Félix Candela.
- William Chandler (1804–1856), lawyer, judge
- James Hannay (1842–1910), lawyer
- John Livingston (1837–1894), journalist, editor
- Murray MacLaren (1861–1942), doctor, politician
- George McLeod (1836–1905),
- James D. Phinney (November 17, 1844 – ) lawyer, judge, politician
- Henry Powell (1855–1930), politician
- Louis Robichaud (1925–2005), former Premier of New Brunswick
- John P. Tenass (1849–1928), Indian chief
- Peter Veniot (1863–1926), former Premier of New Brunswick
- Charles Wesley Weldon (1830–1896), lawyer, politician
Jeux de l'acadie 2013 Saint-Louis-de-Kent Richibucto
Petit vidéo décrivant la région hôtesse de la 34e finale des Jeux de l'Acadie.
Hudson Oddities in Richibucto - New Brunswick, Canada
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Day after storm surge in Richibucto, NB
This after the Storm surge in Richibuicto Wharf...In Richibucto NB Canada,,
Fly-over Aldouane & Richibucto, NB
Fly-over of Pointe-des-Georges, Aldouane and Richibucto, NB (Canada) on Jan. 26/13. Camera: GoPro Hero3. Aircraft: Diamond Eclipse DA20-C1 (C-GAHQ) at ...
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Richibucto Home Hardware Building Centre
Richibucto Home Hardware Building Centre recently completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. You can find them on Facebook here: ...
Richibucto River meets the Molus River
Riverfront home and property for sale where the Richibucto River meets the Molus River.
Richibucto River Wine Estate - Part 2
Note: Select highest quality HD 720p to settings (gear symbol, bottom screen) Richibucto River Wine Estate is the home of award-winning New Brunswick wines ...
SUBWAY ,Cartier Mall, Richibucto, NB, Needs help .... Racial Slurs, fighting, Discrimination,
Same story as before, like any other country or city this will not go away that easy. There was a flash mob planed and people came to support the cause of these ...
SUBWAY -Cartier Mall, Richibucto, NB, Needs help .... Subway Needs Help
Not sure of the story, what happen yesterday was someones elses story. Today was a flash mob which sparked Subway to closed ther doors today. My story was ...
New Brunswick Sistema Richibucto - 1st concert - Etude 1
Concert de décembre 2012, après avoir pratiqué 4 semaines pour la première fois avec leurs instruments en bois. Premier orchestre à cordes d'enfants du ...
Acadie Nouvelle (Abonnement)
Acadie Nouvelle (Abonnement)
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 05:01:40 -0700
L'optimisme règne au sein du Comité centre Kent-Nord, le groupe qui mène les démarches pour reconstruire l'aréna de Richibucto, détruit dans un incendie en 2009. Le projet, qui comprend une piste de marche, est évalué entre 9 et 10 millions de dollars.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:45:00 -0700
A woman is facing charges in connection with a "suspicious" fire that destroyed a restaurant in Richibucto last week, say RCMP. GK's Family Restaurant, located on Main Street in the northeastern village, was gutted by fire on the evening of March 21.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 09:39:34 -0700
A Richibucto restaurant was gutted by fire on Monday night and the cause is now being investigated by the Office of the Fire Marshal. The fire at GK's Family Restaurant on Main Street is believed to have started before 10 p.m. in the eastern New ...
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:52:30 -0700
Police have arrested three people between the ages of 18 and 44 in connection with a shooting that happened in Clareville, N.B., last week. RCMP officers were called to the Adamsville area at about 2 a.m. on April 21 after getting a 911 call about ...
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 06:57:35 -0800
RCMP are now calling a fire at a furniture store in Richibucto on Sunday "suspicious." Fire broke out at Richibucto Furniture on Main Street on Nov. 1 around 11:30 a.m.. No injuries were reported. The store lost all its inventory and temporarily ...
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 09:27:53 -0700
A video of a raccoon rescue in Richibucto on Thursday gives the sense of tension building as an animal rescue official works to free a raccoon whose head had been stuck in a tire rim for two days. Nicole Thebeau of Kent County Animal Rescue was called ...
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:48:45 -0700
The RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating a 14-year-old Moncton girl. Brianna Leaman-Bourgeois was reported missing after she left her home last Saturday. Police say she may be with acquaintances in the Richibucto or Greater Moncton area ...
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:18:45 -0700
The body a 66-year-old Saint-Ignace man who had been missing was found by searchers and the Richibucto RCMP in the Saint-Ignace River on Tuesday. Onil Richard's body was found a few metres off the bank of the river by three people using a boat.
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