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Thief steals poppy donation jar

Nanaimo RCMP searching for poppy donation jar thief

Council adopts smoking ban

On Monday night, city council unanimously passed an amendment to the city's Parks Bylaw No. 7073 that expands current no-smoking zones to all recreational properties managed by the city.

City settles on filtration system

City staff sifted through three responses to its request for proposal for a membrane system, settling on a proposal from GE Water and Process Technologies, which proposed a total capital cost, excluding HST, of $7.89 million.

Report cards to go out to parents

Nanaimo students will receive report cards this fall, but how much information will be included on these documents is yet to be determined.

Budget and buildings dominate at school all-candidates

Funding challenges and school facilities dominated the discussion at the all-candidates meeting for school trustee hopefuls Tuesday evening.

Council votes down motion to freeze Uplands project

A bid to delay development of a low-barrier facility on Uplands Drive was rejected by Nanaimo council Monday.

School district committee workload unwieldy

Nanaimo school officials are spending too much time attending committee meetings.

Aiport land use scrutinized

The public will have its chance to voice concerns regarding land-use jurisdiction at the Nanaimo Airport.

City can't afford to save west Linley Valley

A group of citizens concerned about the fate of a parcel of land in Linley Valley must come up with the money to buy it themselves.
Lottery booth clerk pepper sprayed in Nanaimo

Lottery booth clerk pepper sprayed in Nanaimo

Woman recovering from second pepper spray attack against a lottery booth clerk in Nanaimo in less than a month.