Cumberland

The Village of Cumberland and the Cumberland Community Forest Society (CCFS) are offering two new spring break camps, open to children ages eight to 13. Photo supplied

Village and Cumberland Community Forest Society co-hosting spring break camps

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  • Mar 1, 2021

 

Cumberland Brewery is looking to expand its patio space temporarily for the summer. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland Brewery looks for temporary patio expansion

Move would allow business to spread customers outside in summer months

 

Cumberland will be looking to a parcel tax to cover debt for its new water system. File photo

Cumberland plans for parcel tax to cover water debt

Parcel tax review panel would take place March 22, if necessary

 

The community school in Cumberland. Image, Google image

Cumberland considers outdoor learning shelters

Council supports request in principle but wants more funding information

The community school in Cumberland. Image, Google image
Friends and family say much more needs to be done to help people like ‘Roby.’ Photo supplied

Cumberland’s ‘Roby’ was more than a statistic to many

Mother, friends point to obstacles preventing the most vulnerable people from getting help

Friends and family say much more needs to be done to help people like ‘Roby.’ Photo supplied
A map of current park areas in the CVRD. Screenshot, CVRD website

Cumberland commits staff to regional park study

Council holds off on firmer commitment to the CVRD’s plan

A map of current park areas in the CVRD. Screenshot, CVRD website
Ben Mason (left) and Lister de Vitré will be speaking more with Cumberland about a Green New Deal. Record file photo

Cumberland to talk Green New Deal with youth

De Vitré and Mason started pitching their proposal in community in late 2020

Ben Mason (left) and Lister de Vitré will be speaking more with Cumberland about a Green New Deal. Record file photo
Ben Mason (left) and Lister de Vitré recently pitched their Green New Deal plan to Cumberland’s council. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland pair pitch their Green New Deal

Two friends want their community to be example for others to follow

Ben Mason (left) and Lister de Vitré recently pitched their Green New Deal plan to Cumberland’s council. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland Community School students made a banner, among things, to wish Dot a happy birthday. Photo, Comox Valley Schools/Mary Lee

Cumberland students serenade Dot for her 99th

School and community as a whole sent hundreds of cards to senior

Cumberland Community School students made a banner, among things, to wish Dot a happy birthday. Photo, Comox Valley Schools/Mary Lee
Cumberland will be a launching a new web portal for new businesses and investors. Image, screenshot

Cumberland looks to future with online tools

Village updates website while launching new economic development site soon

Cumberland will be a launching a new web portal for new businesses and investors. Image, screenshot
The #LoveCumberland brand is one of the CBA initiatives. Facebook photo

Cumberland, business association work to formalize relationship

Plan is for memorandum of understanding to cover issues such as funding, events

The #LoveCumberland brand is one of the CBA initiatives. Facebook photo
Colin J.D. Crooks has published his debut novel, a fantasy titled “The Shards of Etherious: Arisen.” (headshot photo courtesy Joslyn Kilborn Photography)

Cumberland author delves into fantasy world with debut novel

The Shards of Etherious: Arisen is the first book of a five-book series

Colin J.D. Crooks has published his debut novel, a fantasy titled “The Shards of Etherious: Arisen.” (headshot photo courtesy Joslyn Kilborn Photography)
Cumberland’s council is looking at more ways to preserve its heritage not only through its museum and archives but through historic buildings. Record file photo

Cumberland considers density bonus to preserve heritage

The incentive is just one of many steps community looking at to protect older sites

Cumberland’s council is looking at more ways to preserve its heritage not only through its museum and archives but through historic buildings. Record file photo
A concept plan for the Bevan Road industrial lands from 2020. Council recently approved variances to help move along the development. Image, Village of Cumberland

Cumberland approves variance for Bevan industrial lands

Change allows one site to be smaller than the minimum lot size

A concept plan for the Bevan Road industrial lands from 2020. Council recently approved variances to help move along the development. Image, Village of Cumberland
Cumberland is demanding a major clean-up at a Derwent Avenue property. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland orders massive clean-up at downtown house

Uninsured vehicles, illegal structures have been subject of multiple complaints

Cumberland is demanding a major clean-up at a Derwent Avenue property. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Work on the first phase of renovations at the Village of Cumberland office is nearing completion. Record file photo

Cumberland office close to re-opening after reno

First phase with COVID measures should be done this month

Work on the first phase of renovations at the Village of Cumberland office is nearing completion. Record file photo
Cumberland has long gone its own way when it comes to parks. Record file photo

Cumberland hesitant about regional park service

Community was left out of area park plan back fifty years ago

Cumberland has long gone its own way when it comes to parks. Record file photo
An alley between Derwent and Dusnmuir in Cumberland points to some challenges for service access. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Alleys causing issues for Cumberland services

Variance request will go to advisory planning commission

An alley between Derwent and Dusnmuir in Cumberland points to some challenges for service access. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Manager of protective services Mike Williamson holds up his new bar for 45 years of fire service during a recent Zoom meeting of Cumberland council. Image, screenshot

Cumberland fire chief honoured for 45 years

Mike Williamson joined as junior firefighter at age 16

Manager of protective services Mike Williamson holds up his new bar for 45 years of fire service during a recent Zoom meeting of Cumberland council. Image, screenshot
The Village of Cumberland office is one of the targets for some grant funding work. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland council weighs COVID-19 funding priorities

Some priorities for COVID-19 funds including improve IT and adapting work spaces

The Village of Cumberland office is one of the targets for some grant funding work. Photo by Mike Chouinard