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Briefly: March 30, 2012

Time to switch off For one hour on Saturday evening, March 31, if all goes to plan, Powell River will be in total darkness as the community turns off the lights and unites with millions protecting the planet during Earth Hour.

Literacy program raises awareness

Plan reaches out to residents to build skills through four topic areas

Regional district budget increases by 25 per cent

Taxes vary in electoral areas depending on services
Highway upgrade starts

Highway upgrade starts

Government expects resurfacing to happen this summer
Thieves target businesses

Thieves target businesses

A local business in the 4200 block of Joyce Avenue was broken into on the night of Monday, March 5. Police responded to a break and enter alarm at 12:32 am and found the front door had been pried open.
Winds topple part of radio tower

Winds topple part of radio tower

Emergency groups still able to communicate
Service review contains inaccurate information

Service review contains inaccurate information

Errors create uncertainty about reports credibility according to some councillors
Architects unveil library design

Architects unveil library design

Long narrow building features green roof that can support grasses

CrimeStoppers: March 28, 2012

Week of March 20 to 26, 2012 Total calls for service = 104 Impaired driving = 2 Assaults = 5 Break and enters = 2 Thefts = 11 Mischief = 7 1. March 20 7200 block Hazelton Street Police responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle.

Quick Peaks: March 28, 2012

Trail funds Powell River Regional District has received funding from the provincial government to upgrade a trail that is part of a wilderness camp at Haywire Bay.
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