• Family-run corner store in Parksville to close after 42 years

    Family-run business Shopper’s Grocery Mart on Alberni Highway in Parksville is closing after 42 years of serving the community. The store is run by brother-sister duo Don and Laura Wilhelm. They took over from their parents, Donald and Audrey Wilhelm, who first started the store in 1978. The store’s last day of business will be

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