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Cheri Mactier celebrates 20 years in Ladysmith real estate

After 20 years in town, Mactier’s daughter, Brianne Mactier is joining the family business

First downtown parklet patio installed on 1st Avenue

Social distancing regulations will determine the total seat count

LSS students make video to commemorate 2020 musical

The LSS production of Newsies was cancelled due to COVID-19

Local handyman crafts emergency float from recycled materials

Pieter Stegeman built Air-Float-One to keep himself busy during the pandemic

‘He has a home’, the tale of Ladysmith’s Turf Kitty

Chewy, also known as ‘Turf Kitty’, is a popular presence at Forrest Field

Downtown Ladysmith vehicle fire quickly extinguished

LFR Lieutenant Matt Rickett said that everyone involved responded exactly how they were supposed to

LMS hosts virtual Kids’ Pirate Event in late August

Kids’ Pirate Event will feature five days of online content

Ladysmith a little less sweet with closure of Mr. Poppers Sweet Shoppe

Mr. Popper’s Sweet Shoppe is closing after 14-years in business

Town of Ladysmith, Boys and Girls Club, receive $875,000 grant to fund new child care spaces

The new childcare spaces are being created at the BGCCVI’s Ladysmith location at 220 High Street

Western Forest Products donates $10,000 to LRCA Food Bank

The LRCA was one of 13 food banks to receive a donation from WFP

Boys and Girls Club Central Vancouver Island resumes programming

BGCCVI summer programs are operating at reduced capacity to facilitate social distancing

Proposed development aims to add housing to south Ladysmith

Developers seek rezoning to allow for townhouses and single family homes

FMC Holdings proposes six storey apartment building at Dalby’s Automotive site

The building would be for residents 55+, and provide 30 market rate rental units

Oceanview Community Church adapts to online service during COVID-19 pandemic

Pastor Darin Phillips says Oceanview has been forced to ‘step up’ their online presence

Debby Baker walks the distance to the Dalles, Oregon in ‘virtual walk’ fundraiser

The walk will raise funds for Parkinson’s, musuclar dystrophy, Alzhemier’s and the Golden Eagle Fund

From theatres to patios, Vancouver Island Symphony plays through the pandemic

A series of pop-up concerts are taking place in various locations from Saltair to Comox

Commercial plaza proposed for Rocky Creek and Ludlow intersection

Town Council directed the application proceed for further consideration

Town of Ladysmith receives $3.3 million grant for Arts & Heritage Hub

The funds will go to creating artist studios around the Machine Shop and maintaining heritage assets

What’s in a name? Ladysmith’s historical streets re-examined

Several streets in downtown Ladysmith are named after generals that served in the Boer War