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One of the approximately 1,200 street lights within the city of Parksville that will be changed to 3000 Kelvin LED under BC Hydro’s Streetlight Replacement Project. (Mandy Moraes photo)
One of the approximately 1,200 street lights within the city of Parksville that will be changed to 3000 Kelvin LED under BC Hydro’s Streetlight Replacement Project. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Canadian Federation of University Women Parksville Qualicum logo. (submitted photo)

CFUW to host guest speaker for International Women’s Day

Online presentation by Dorothy Woodend set for March 8

Canadian Federation of University Women Parksville Qualicum logo. (submitted photo)
A man receives his COVID-19 vaccine. (CP file photo)

COVID-19: Vaccination site in Parksville Community Centre to start March 15

Approximately 60,000 Parksville Qualicum Beach residents to be vaccinated

A man receives his COVID-19 vaccine. (CP file photo)
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COVID-19: Case confirmed at École Oceanside Elementary School in Parksville

Dates of exposure were Thursday, Feb. 25 and Friday, Feb. 26

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RCMP act quickly in response to report of gun-toting man in Parksville

43-year-old man taken into custody; students at nearby schools were asked to stay inside

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RCMP arrest man after report of gun-toting threat-maker near Parksville schools

43-year-old man taken into custody; students at nearby schools were asked to stay inside

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Community Wildfire Resiliency Plans to be developed for each of the seven Electoral Areas within the Regional District of Nanaimo. (PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo gets grant for wildfire resiliency planning

Money to be used to help reduce risk, impact of wildfires

Community Wildfire Resiliency Plans to be developed for each of the seven Electoral Areas within the Regional District of Nanaimo. (PQB News file photo)
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PQB crime report: Thieves pilfer trailer, camera, tools, cigarettes and cleaning supplies

Parksville, Nanoose Bay feature prominently among 226 complaints to Oceanside RCMP

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Regional District of Nanaimo adopts new tree management policy

Comprehensive guidelines to enhance, maintain healthy forested ecosystems

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Mary Ellen Campbell, president of the Parksville Museum, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with Parksville Museum president Mary Ellen Campbell

Podcast: Talk includes plans for 2021, dealing with COVID-19 and more

Mary Ellen Campbell, president of the Parksville Museum, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
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City of Parkville notes new process for B.C.’s homeowner grant

Applications to be sent directly to provincial government

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Regional District of Nanaimo advises residents about phone scam

Resident reports a caller purporting to be an RDN rep and seeking credit card info

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The popular Beach Day celebration in Qualicum Beach has been cancelled for 2021. (PQB News file photo)
The popular Beach Day celebration in Qualicum Beach has been cancelled for 2021. (PQB News file photo)
Gina Adams as she works on her latest piece titled ‘Undying Love’. (Submitted photo)
Gina Adams as she works on her latest piece titled ‘Undying Love’. (Submitted photo)
Oceanside Minor Softball hopes to play ball again in 2021. (PQB News file photo)

Oceanside minor softball set for another competitive season

Registration for the 2021 year is open now

Oceanside Minor Softball hopes to play ball again in 2021. (PQB News file photo)
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The City of Parksville has announced its dates for the upcoming 2021 open budget meetings. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville announces dates for 2021 open budget deliberation meetings

Residents can submit comments to council before and during meetings

The City of Parksville has announced its dates for the upcoming 2021 open budget meetings. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Top left: painting by Donna Hales. Top right: painting by Tony Pawlett. Bottom: painting by Gwen Spinks. (Submitted photos)

McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville to host three exhibits in March

Works of Charles Anthony Pawlett, Donna Hales and Gwen Spinks on display

Top left: painting by Donna Hales. Top right: painting by Tony Pawlett. Bottom: painting by Gwen Spinks. (Submitted photos)