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Food scraps picked up Wednesdays

Flyers have gone out to everyone who's purchased a garbage decal and additional notices were left at waste collection stops.

Mayor proclaims Steamship Days

At the June 11 council meeting, mayor Jack Adelaar proclaimed July 7 to 15, 2012 as Bowen Island Steamship Days.

Help! Where to get a bin for food scraps?

There are a number of outlets that carry containers suitable for collecting food scraps and for putting them out at the road-side for pick-up.

Bowen Island RCMP put a dent in drug trafficking

On June 2, as a result ofan ongoing investigation,Bowen Island RCMP officers arrested aman fortrafficking cocaine.A small amount of cocaine packaged for resale was seized.

Fostering a caring community

The Bowen Island Community Foundation received its charitable status 10 years ago and it is bearing fruit that were distributed at the organization's annual general meeting on May 29.

Divvying up grant money

On the table were seven requests for community grants plus six applications for spring grants in aid.

Quick response leads to apprehension of oyster poachers

Shortly after noon on June 5, Cpl Nancy Joyce of the Bowen Island RCMP got a call about a group of people illegally harvesting oysters on Sandy Beach. This was not the first time local police has been alerted to activities like this.

Narrow window to change the fate of the cape

The Cape on Bowen has recently announced the launch of phase two for oceanfront properties.

Close enough to the action to get ‘kettled’

The streets of Montreal have been the arena for protests against the hike of tuition fees for over three months and Bowen Islander Riley Sparks has been right in the thick of things.

Knick Knack Nook expands bursary program

The Knick Knack Nook has issued a call for applicants for a bursary that will go to students who have strong ties to Bowen Island and who are pursuing careers in support of environmental sustainability through studies at the undergraduate or post-gra