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A slide on best practices when reporting a suspected impaired driver that was presented to Parksville city council on June 7 by Margarita Bernard, a volunteer with MADD. The organization’s Report Impaired Drivers campaign involves the installation of informative signs within the City of Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)

MADD brings campaign to report impaired drivers to Parksville

Aim is to raise awareness that 911 should be called

A slide on best practices when reporting a suspected impaired driver that was presented to Parksville city council on June 7 by Margarita Bernard, a volunteer with MADD. The organization’s Report Impaired Drivers campaign involves the installation of informative signs within the City of Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Parksville Lions Ventureland Playground at Parksville Community Park. (PQB News file photo)

Lions Ventureland Playground in Parksville to get $315K worth of upgrades

City of Parksville awarded grant from B.C.’s Tourism Dependent Communities Fund

Parksville Lions Ventureland Playground at Parksville Community Park. (PQB News file photo)
A screenshot from the May 17, 2021, Parksville city council meeting that shows the proposed location for an overdose memorial kiosk along the Jensen Avenue greenway. At right, a wayfinding sign which was also requested for installation in the greenway, is shown. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot from the May 17, 2021, Parksville city council meeting that shows the proposed location for an overdose memorial kiosk along the Jensen Avenue greenway. At right, a wayfinding sign which was also requested for installation in the greenway, is shown. (Submitted photo)
The Parksville Community Centre, located at 132 Jensen Ave. in Parksville, is scheduled to reopen as the Boys and Girls Club of Central Vancouver Island, ‘Parksville Child, Youth and Family Centre’ in January 2022. (PQB News file photo)

City awarded $2.03M to complete renovations to the Parksville Community Centre

Provincial grant received to facilitate new childcare spaces

The Parksville Community Centre, located at 132 Jensen Ave. in Parksville, is scheduled to reopen as the Boys and Girls Club of Central Vancouver Island, ‘Parksville Child, Youth and Family Centre’ in January 2022. (PQB News file photo)
A screenshot from the May 3, 2021, Parksville city council meeting that shows where a new sign will be located (next to 371 Alberni Highway), and what it will look like. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot from the May 3, 2021, Parksville city council meeting that shows where a new sign will be located (next to 371 Alberni Highway), and what it will look like. (Submitted photo)
Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien explains opposition to 4-way stop at high-traffic intersection

‘None of us on council have the education or training to recommend traffic control systems’

Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien. (PQB News file photo)
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A screenshot depicting the Shelly Creek watershed. The watershed itself is outlined in white and blue line in the middle signifies the creek. (Submitted photo)

Mid Vancouver Island Habitat Enhancement Society to conduct two projects and mail out surverys in Parksville

Vice-president: ‘I have some good news, some bad news, and some really ugly news about Shelly Creek’

A screenshot depicting the Shelly Creek watershed. The watershed itself is outlined in white and blue line in the middle signifies the creek. (Submitted photo)
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Parksville council looks to address concerns about speeding dump trucks on city streets

Residents concerned about heavy-duty vehicles cutting through side roads

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The graph provided by the City of Parksville in a release issued on May 4, depicting a balanced financial budget for 2021. (submitted photo)

City of Parksville announces a balanced budget for 2021

Penalty date for property tax payments extended from July 2 to Oct. 1

The graph provided by the City of Parksville in a release issued on May 4, depicting a balanced financial budget for 2021. (submitted photo)
(PQB News file photo)
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A map of the new layout at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville once the four-way stop installation is complete. City crews will begin work on May 5. (Submitted photo)

Installation of 4-way stop at high-traffic intersection in Parksville begins May 5

City says crews will work for two days at Despard and Moilliet

A map of the new layout at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville once the four-way stop installation is complete. City crews will begin work on May 5. (Submitted photo)
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Takaya, the coastal lone wolf on Vancouver Island that was shot and killed by a hunter in March 2020, approximately two months after it was relocated. (SpringTide Whale Watching/Screenshot)
Takaya, the coastal lone wolf on Vancouver Island that was shot and killed by a hunter in March 2020, approximately two months after it was relocated. (SpringTide Whale Watching/Screenshot)
A screenshot taken from the Parksville city council meeting on Monday, April 19, where members of the Friends of the Parksville Community Centre presented the results of an ongoing online petition. Parksville city council is shown top left, David Todtman is shown top right, and Valerie Dare is shown at the bottom. (Via Youtube)

Friends of the Parksville Community Centre members present online petition to city council

Nearly 2,600 signatures collected in bid to keep facility as community gathering place

A screenshot taken from the Parksville city council meeting on Monday, April 19, where members of the Friends of the Parksville Community Centre presented the results of an ongoing online petition. Parksville city council is shown top left, David Todtman is shown top right, and Valerie Dare is shown at the bottom. (Via Youtube)
(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
The intersection of Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street, where a child was struck and injured in November 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)

High-traffic Parksville intersection to get temporary 4-way stop

City staff to monitor effectiveness of traffic-calming measure at Despard and Moilliet

The intersection of Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street, where a child was struck and injured in November 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville council agrees to meet with other elected officials in the region

RDN’s Tyler Brown sent letters to Nanaimo, Lantzville, Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)

RDN looks to establish treatment facilities and complex care housing

District asks City of Parksville to write a letter of support

(PQB News file photo)