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Nearly 1,300 units in Cedar are currently impacted by a boil water advisory due to turbidity caused by recent storms.
Nearly 1,300 units in Cedar are currently impacted by a boil water advisory due to turbidity caused by recent storms. North Cedar Improvement District

UPDATE: boil water advisory ended for Cedar

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 8, 2019 - 12:35pm Updated: January 10, 2019 - 11:46am

NANAIMO — UPDATE: The boil water advisory for the North Cedar Improvement District has been lifted. All users of the Cedar water system can resume regular use, effective immediately.

 

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Bill McGuire, former longtime commodore of the Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society passed away just prior to Christmas.
Bill McGuire, former longtime commodore of the Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society passed away just prior to Christmas. Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society

'He was Nanaimo:' longtime bathtub commodore Bill McGuire passes away

By Ian Holmes
December 27, 2018 - 2:06pm

NANAIMO — The harbour city lost a tireless community builder who helped make the annual bathtub race what it is today.

The passing of longtime Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society commodore Bill McGuire was announced on the society's Facebook page Dec. 23.

Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday.
Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday. Photo Credit: Spencer Sterritt

Hydro update: Some good news to those without power in Nanaimo region

By Kyle Ireland
December 26, 2018 - 8:43am Updated: December 27, 2018 - 11:06am

NANAIMO — BC Hydro customers still in the dark in the Nanaimo-area could see their power restored some time on Boxing Day.

BC Hyrdo crews from as far away as the East Coast have worked around the clock to restore service after a powerful windstorm swept through the region on Thursday.

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