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Because sport is for everyone

New Westminster residents are working to set up a KidSport chapter in the city

Start those seedlings

Whether it's sunny or rainy, some things can be done to prepare for this year's vegetable harvest. In dry spells, shallots, onion sets and garlic can be planted outside.

Volunteers wanted

Hospital auxiliary has been working to support RCH for more than a century in city

Hospital auxiliary seeks volunteers in New West

Group has been supporting Royal Columbian Hospital for more than 100 years

Browse new magazines

The New Westminster Public Library has a rich variety of magazines and newspapers that everyone is welcome to enjoy at their leisure. Most magazines can be borrowed for 21 days, plus two renewals.

What's up in the city?

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. For the Feb. 17 to 19 weekend, we have ...

Black History Month ties to the Royal City

Frequently for Black History Month in February, we recount stories that link to accounts of blacks in the overall history of B.C., especially with New Westminster examples.
It's all in the flour, city baker says

It's all in the flour, city baker says

Longtime New Westminster resident Ray Porcellato is sweet on the idea of bringing tasty gluten-free baked goods to the masses. Porcellato is the founder of Cloud 9 specialty bakery, which just opened.

Gnome gets new home

Colleen Perrault is the lucky winner of the top prize in the New Westminster Lions Club's Gardener's Grand Slam Raffle. The Lions Club recently held the raffle to raise funds for student scholarships at New Westminster Secondary School.

Blogger earns national honour

Jarrah Hodge continues to make her mark in the blogosphere. Hodge's blog, Gender Focus, placed first in the Best Feminist Blog category in the 2011 Canadian Weblog Awards.