Cumberland

The Village of Cumberland’s summer was marked by extreme heat and continuing COVID challenges. File photo

Cumberland staff’s summer meant changing COVID orders

Other issues that posed challenges for village included the heat dome and drought

The Village of Cumberland’s summer was marked by extreme heat and continuing COVID challenges. File photo
There were plenty of creative costumes on display at the Perseverance Trail Run Sunday in Cumberland. Photos by Scott Stanfield

Trail run raises funds to purchase, protect Cumberland Forest

Rain did not dampen the spirits of the hundreds of runners or…

There were plenty of creative costumes on display at the Perseverance Trail Run Sunday in Cumberland. Photos by Scott Stanfield
Downtown Cumberland. Record file photo

Cumberland considers downtown ‘parklet’ for beautification project

Village also moves toward formal agreement with Community Business Association

Downtown Cumberland. Record file photo
Visitors filled Dunsmuir Avenue for the recent Foggy Mountain Fall Fair in Cumberland. Council has approved using some Restart grant funding for a master plan for arts, culture and recreation. Record file photo

Cumberland looks at master plan for arts, culture

Council also approves some other Restart grant funding allocations

Visitors filled Dunsmuir Avenue for the recent Foggy Mountain Fall Fair in Cumberland. Council has approved using some Restart grant funding for a master plan for arts, culture and recreation. Record file photo
An image from a staff report shows work on retaining walls on Bolton Street. Image, Village of Cumberland

More retaining wall questions for Cumberland

Council approves four variances but holds off on others in subdivision

An image from a staff report shows work on retaining walls on Bolton Street. Image, Village of Cumberland
The Village of Cumberland office. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland council prioritizes key focus areas

Cumberland Council has identified priority focus areas to guide the village through…

The Village of Cumberland office. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The latest plans for the water treatment plant include moving a creek channel. Image, Village of Cumberland report

Plans, timeline changes for Cumberland wastewater project timeline

Latest plan has creek channel being moved for site stability as well as different building sites

The latest plans for the water treatment plant include moving a creek channel. Image, Village of Cumberland report
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Second annual Cumberland Fungus Fest upcoming

The second annual open-air interdisciplinary celebration of all things ’shrooms takes place…

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A Cumberland resident pleaded guilty in provincial court on Sept. 23 to a release order breach concerning the possession of crossbows. Record file photo

Cumberland man pleads to sentence breach over crossbows

Travis Sehn had been charged after RCMP searched ‘nuisance’ home in April

A Cumberland resident pleaded guilty in provincial court on Sept. 23 to a release order breach concerning the possession of crossbows. Record file photo
The former Cumberland United Church is where Weird Church in Cumberland is held. Record file photo

Cumberland’s Weird Church will double as local art gallery

The Gallery @ Weird Church is a new initiative in Cumberland’s iconic…

The former Cumberland United Church is where Weird Church in Cumberland is held. Record file photo
Cumberland’s council has to consider variances for some retaining walls that are too high on Bolton Street. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland council considers retaining wall height dilemma

The variance requests on maximum height will go to advisory planning commission

Cumberland’s council has to consider variances for some retaining walls that are too high on Bolton Street. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland holds its Sept. 7 meeting. The village is looking at options for digital meetings in the future. Screenshot

Cumberland considers meeting videos’ future

Council directs staff to prepare amendments to procedures bylaw for video options

Cumberland holds its Sept. 7 meeting. The village is looking at options for digital meetings in the future. Screenshot
14-year-old Liam Docherty will be performing at the Foggy Mountain Fall Fair, Sept. 18 in Cumberland. Photo via liamdochertymusic.com

Foggy Mountain Fall Fair comes to Cumberland this weekend

Head to the heart of Cumberland to celebrate community, connection, and the…

14-year-old Liam Docherty will be performing at the Foggy Mountain Fall Fair, Sept. 18 in Cumberland. Photo via liamdochertymusic.com
Downtown Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Business group looks for grant to beautify downtown Cumberland

The Cumberland Business Association formed in response to pandemic challenges

Downtown Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The Village of Cumberland is reconsidering its single-use plastic bag ban. Black Press File Photo

Cumberland’s council revisits plastic bag ban bylaw

Province changed Community Charter to give local governments more control

The Village of Cumberland is reconsidering its single-use plastic bag ban. Black Press File Photo
The community school in Cumberland. Image, Google image

Council takes next steps on Cumberland child care

Village will go into partnership with school district to provide new spaces

The community school in Cumberland. Image, Google image
Bob Joseph’s book, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act, will be the topic of discussion for Weird Church’s September book study. (Courtesy of Vancouver Island Regional Library)

Cumberland’s Weird Church discusses Indian Act in September’s book study

If you pass by Weird Church in Cumberland at First and Penrith,…

Bob Joseph’s book, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act, will be the topic of discussion for Weird Church’s September book study. (Courtesy of Vancouver Island Regional Library)
The Dodge City X is looking for volunteers. Photo supplied

Volunteers needed for off-road triathlon

Dodge City X takes place in Cumberland on Sept. 18

The Dodge City X is looking for volunteers. Photo supplied
AVI’s youth outreach educator Christina Armstrong will be going over how to use a Naloxone kit during the workshop. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland, AVI hold workshop for youth on overdoses, Naloxone

UPDATE: Other event held Aug. 31 in conjunction with International Overdose Awareness Day

AVI’s youth outreach educator Christina Armstrong will be going over how to use a Naloxone kit during the workshop. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A perspective view at outdoor patio space along Dunsmuir Avenue. Image, Village of Cumberland staff report

Cumberland Hotel could be replaced by new mixed-used building

Proponents asking for development variance, heritage alteration permits

A perspective view at outdoor patio space along Dunsmuir Avenue. Image, Village of Cumberland staff report
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