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Farmers' market fundraiser a record success

The Royal City Farmers Market set a new record at its recent fundraiser held recently at Wild Rice restaurant. More than $3,500 ($1,200 more than the previous year) was raised at the event.
Celebrating the Queen in New Westminster

Celebrating the Queen in New Westminster

The City of New Westminster recently celebrated the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth with a tree planting. Students from Urban Academy joined city officials in planting an English oak in Friendship Gardens in honour of the Queen.
Happy 90th to these longtime New Westminster residents

Happy 90th to these longtime New Westminster residents

Plants need care

Question: Since I'm in Vancouver, some of the annuals in my containers sprout again the following year. I also have perennial plants and bulbs in some of these containers.

A 'gritty' fiction

Nordic crime fiction has grown in leaps and bounds over the last few years. Spurred on by the wild success of the Stieg Larsson Millennium trilogy, many popular northern European authors have been translated into English.

Music, gardening and more in store

Local music legend Dal Richards is bringing his big band sound back to the Royal City tonight. Richards and his orchestra will perform at a fundraising concert at the Columbia Theatre on Friday, June 8 (tonight).

Cooking the perfect burger

Although summer is not officially here yet, many of us have already fired up the grill on a few occasions. (Of course, some dedicated individuals continue to grill all year round.

Learning never stops for Keely

Eighty-four-year-old New West woman earns her high school diploma this month

Explore in pictures

Where did you get that photo? That's a wonderful view of a tall ship at dock on the New Westminster waterfront.

A special ride for Father's Day

Local resident taking part in the Ride to Conquer Cancer
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