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Look ahead to autumn gardens

In late summer when annuals are lanky, tired and dried out, a whole contingent of fall-flowering perennials are opening fresh buds for a display of colour that continues from August to frost. Some enjoy shade.

City cyclist part of 'trek'

Local resident set to participate in annual bike event

Book features locals

Women and men are invited to contribute to a book about some fine women in New Westminster's history.

New home for seniors group

New Westminster seniors society moved into new downtown heritage space
Shooting for Hope across the globe

Shooting for Hope across the globe

New West grad keeps soccer school program going in Punjab, India

The delicate art of cooking crustaceans

As part two of a series of three columns on shellfish, this one will continue to focus on crustaceans. If you missed my previous column on crab and lobster, please email me at, and I will be more than happy to send it to you.
Art in Bloom in New Westminster

Art in Bloom in New Westminster

Tiptoe through the tulips

Tiptoe through the tulips: Julie Paciejewski, a horticultural worker at Queen's Park, tends to a bed of flowers.

Royal City Farmers Market pie bake-off

Know a good pie recipe? It might be time to pull it out and start baking. The Royal City Farmers Market is hosting its first annual pie bake-off on Aug. 16 and all levels of bakers are welcome to enter this delicious competition.

Message of peace travelling east

From the moment I stepped on the ferry to Victoria, I knew this trip was going to be a life-changing experience. The first day we met the group, I could tell that they were really an amazing group of youth.
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