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New Westminster IGA robbed

New Westminster police responded to robbery in Columbia Square Sunday night, but the suspects are still at large. According to Sgt. Gary Weishaar, police responded to the Marketplace IGA around 8:30 p.m. after a report of a robbery in progress.

Lori Watt won't seek re-election as New Westminster school trustee

Three-term New Westminster school trustee Lori Watt announced Friday afternoon that she won't be seeking a fourth term in office. Watt sent a message to The Record from Los Angeles, where was on vacation, with notice of her intentions.
New Westminster decor shop a barometer for changing city

New Westminster decor shop a barometer for changing city

When the industry you work in begins to shrink and move away, you can try to change with it, or follow it wherever it goes, or you can be like Joanne Leblanc and use your industry skills in a new business entirely.

Fire department offers safety ideas

New Westminster Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging residents to keep their homes safe during Fire Prevention Week. The focus of this year's Fire Prevention Week, which is being held Oct. 9 to 15, is to prevent the leading causes of home fires.

Activist relying on faith

Paul Mulangu chains himself to door in downtown New West
Bandathon on Saturday

Bandathon on Saturday

New Westminster Secondary School music students want to raise $30,000 - and they need your help. The students are gearing up for their second fundraising bandathon, a 12-hour non-stop musical marathon to be held at the school on Saturday, Oct. 15.

Activist takes a run at city council seat

One of New Westminster city council's election challengers is launching his campaign while on hunger strike and chained to a door.

Thrifty Foods set to open next week

Thrifty Foods is the newest addition to the Brewery District development in Sapperton. The project on the former Labatt Brewery site recently welcomed TD Canada Trust. Thrifty Foods will open to the public on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 9: 30 a.m.

New Westminster to have 34 candidates vying for 14 seats on council and school board

It was a flurry of activity Friday afternoon as the City of New Westminster's elections office processed nomination papers for candidates in this year's civic election.

Voice won't back Crosty

Voice New Westminster is wishing James Crosty well but won't be officially supporting his campaign to become the city's next mayor.