Construction on Ryan Road Starts Monday for Greenwood Trunk Sewer Line

Construction on the new Greenwood Trunk sewer line is set to begin on the Ryan Road portion of the new pipe route.

Work on Ryan Road, between Belair and Hudson roads, is expected to begin around July 16 and run until Aug. 10. Single-lane alternating traffic will be required during this time. Drivers should expect delays along this route.

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Improved parking and amenities at Saratoga Beach

A trip to one of the sandiest beaches in the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be a little more enjoyable this summer thanks to the recent completion of a CVRD park project.

Visitors to Saratoga Beach will be delighted to find improved parking with a dedicated accessible parking stall, bicycle parking, a washroom, a change room and a fully accessible trail that will lead visitors to the beach.

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Summer Workshops at the McLoughlin Gardens

We had a wonderful turnout for the Garden Gala in May. Over a hundred people made their way down the hill to see the gardens and listen to local writers read from their work. The word is getting out about these beautiful grounds and gardens. If you haven’t made a visit yet, put it on your summer adventure list!

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Cumberland Economic Development Coordinator Hired

The Village of Cumberland is excited to announce the hiring of Kaelin Chambers as Cumberland Economic Development Coordinator. Originally from Powell River, Kaelin, his wife and 9 year old son moved to Cumberland from Vancouver three years ago. Kaelin has 10 years of experience in undertaking socio-economic assessment and community engagement, particularly in relation to resource management and environmental planning and policy. Kaelin was also co-chair of the Economic Development Steering Committee which contributed to Cumberland’s Economic Development Strategy 2018-2023.

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North Island Acts Vying for Wild Spot

A voting contest being run by performance music website do250.com has narrowed down the field to 15 bands and solo live music acts, who want to be that final name on the lineup for the Aug 18-19 ‘small town, big sound’ music festival. And of those 15, two are from the Comox Valley and two from Cortes Island.

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