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Nanaimo RCMP. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo will look into ‘situation tables’ to address social disorder

Nanaimo MLA presents idea to city council, RCMP voices support

Nanaimo RCMP. (News Bulletin file photo)
The City of Nanaimo has determined that NDSS Community Field is the best location for a mid-size stadium and will begin work on stakeholder engagement and a phased plan for improvements to the venue. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo to look at turning NDSS field into mid-size stadium

Parks and rec will begin stakeholder engagement and begin work on a phased plan for improvements

The City of Nanaimo has determined that NDSS Community Field is the best location for a mid-size stadium and will begin work on stakeholder engagement and a phased plan for improvements to the venue. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Construction work on the Metral Drive ‘complete streets’ project is slated to get underway in August. (City of Nanaimo image)

City to begin Metral Drive ‘complete street’ roadwork in August

Phase 1 includes seven raised intersections, sidewalks, cycle track

Construction work on the Metral Drive ‘complete streets’ project is slated to get underway in August. (City of Nanaimo image)
A rendering of the OceanExp ocean discovery centre project. (Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc. image)

Nanaimo city council interested in ocean discovery centre’s efforts

Council will provide letter of support for Nanaimo Deep Discovery Association project

A rendering of the OceanExp ocean discovery centre project. (Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc. image)
The Port Theatre. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo will look at replacing all the Port Theatre’s windows next year

Replacement of 199 windows would cost $750,000, staff reports

The Port Theatre. (News Bulletin file photo)
An electronic speed board on Extension Road, near Cinnabar Drive, warns drivers exceeding the speed limit to slow down. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo starts work on trying to slow speeding on Extension Road

Staff collecting data in Chase River before considering traffic-calming measures

An electronic speed board on Extension Road, near Cinnabar Drive, warns drivers exceeding the speed limit to slow down. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
News Bulletin file photo

City of Nanaimo surveying residents to inform long-term planning

City starts ‘Reimagine Nanaimo’ process tied to official community plan review

News Bulletin file photo
A rendering of what the new Nanaimo Search and Rescue base on Fourth Street might look like. (de Hoog and Kierulf Architects)

Nanaimo Search and Rescue wants to get started with rebuilding base

City of Nanaimo being asked to budget $1.3 million toward $2.5-million project

A rendering of what the new Nanaimo Search and Rescue base on Fourth Street might look like. (de Hoog and Kierulf Architects)
News Bulletin file photo

Hammond Bay road work goes $150,000 over budget

Project improved street, stabilized slope and upgraded underground utilities

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Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo city council starts talking about potential budget items for next year

Councillors ask for business cases for mobile crisis response unit, manager of housing

Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)
The intersection of Georgia Avenue and Sixth Street. The City of Nanaimo will lower the speed limit on Georgia Avenue, add temporary traffic-calming circles and make other intersection improvements. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Speed limit on Nanaimo’s Georgia Avenue will be lowered to 30km/h

Lower speed limit, traffic calming part of a package of roadway reallocation measures

The intersection of Georgia Avenue and Sixth Street. The City of Nanaimo will lower the speed limit on Georgia Avenue, add temporary traffic-calming circles and make other intersection improvements. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
The City of Nanaimo will be putting in a cycling lane on Departure Bay Road southbound between Loat Street and Montrose Avenue. (News Bulletin file photo)

City building cycle lane on Departure Bay Road, walking lane on Boxwood

Nanaimo council approves three active transportation projects totalling $170,000

The City of Nanaimo will be putting in a cycling lane on Departure Bay Road southbound between Loat Street and Montrose Avenue. (News Bulletin file photo)
City of Nanaimo’s council chambers, the Shaw Auditorium at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo looking into making council’s voting records more accessible

Coun. Sheryl Armstrong says a lot of citizens have asked for additional transparency measure

City of Nanaimo’s council chambers, the Shaw Auditorium at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo reports on its salaries, expenses and payments

Municipality files statement of financial information with B.C. government

Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)
A map of the City of Nanaimo showing land that could support residential development. Land permitted for development is shown in pink, vacant land is shown in red and constrained land is shown in orange. (Colliers International/City of Nanaimo image)

City of Nanaimo takes inventory of its land for official community plan review

Report recommends high-density residential development, identifies shortage of industrial land

A map of the City of Nanaimo showing land that could support residential development. Land permitted for development is shown in pink, vacant land is shown in red and constrained land is shown in orange. (Colliers International/City of Nanaimo image)
Fitzwilliam Street in the Old City Quarter. (News Bulletin photo)

Overnight security intended to curb social disorder in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter

City of Nanaimo offers $136,500 support for business improvement association’s pilot project

Fitzwilliam Street in the Old City Quarter. (News Bulletin photo)
Temperature change projections under different greenhouse gas concentration scenarios based on mitigation action. (Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium image/City of Nanaimo)

City of Nanaimo plans for extreme weather over next 60 years

Councillors adopt climate change resilience strategy

Temperature change projections under different greenhouse gas concentration scenarios based on mitigation action. (Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium image/City of Nanaimo)
Curbs will be placed along the centre line of Departure Bay Road for the summer and part of the fall as a temporary traffic-calming measure. (City of Nanaimo images)

City trying temporary measures to slow traffic past Departure Bay Beach

Curbs to be placed along the centre line at crosswalks

Curbs will be placed along the centre line of Departure Bay Road for the summer and part of the fall as a temporary traffic-calming measure. (City of Nanaimo images)
The new playground at Maffeo Sutton Park is now open. (News Bulletin photo)

New playground now open at Maffeo Sutton Park

Surfaces meant to make playground more accessible

The new playground at Maffeo Sutton Park is now open. (News Bulletin photo)
Shopping carts collected by city staff. (City of Nanaimo images)

City invests in cleanup as 630 shopping carts collected around Nanaimo

City of Nanaimo formalizes $187,000 expenditure on full-time clean-up crew

Shopping carts collected by city staff. (City of Nanaimo images)