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Lawyer in the race for New West school trustee

Brenda McEachern-Keen announced Monday she'll be running to become a New Westminster school trustee in this November's civic election.

New Westminster 2010 Citizen of the Year nominee to run for mayor

Cites "lifestyle" issue and Burr Theatre sale as catalysts for candidacy

Former MLA sets sights on city council

A familiar face on the New Westminster political scene is hoping to return to the political arena.

Municipal candidate nominations close today

Candidates vying for seats on New Westminster city council and school board have until 4 p.m. today to file their nomination papers.

Volunteers pitch in to clean up shoreline

On Sept. 25, 28 hard-working volunteers participated in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at the Carter Foreshore Park and on South Dyke Road from Gifford Street to Boundary Road in Queensborough. They collected almost 100 kilograms of refuse.

Library lets you try out eReaders, eBooks

So what are these eBooks that everyone is talking about? Electronic books (more commonly known as eBooks) have the same words and content as regular books, but they come in an electronic format, rather than on the printed page.

Atkinson won't seek re-election

The second-longest-serving school trustee in the province will not be seeking re-election this November. Brent Atkinson told The Record that after 31 years as a school trustee, he's decided to call it a day. "I'm not running," Atkinson said.

New Westminster activist starts hunger strike

New Westminster activist Paul Mulangu says he plans on just "God and faith" getting him through 10 days of being on hunger strike and chained to the front door of the Centre of Integration for African Immigrants.

New Westminster Homelessness Action Week fundraiser tonight

Tickets are still available for a fundraising dinner that's taking place tonight in support of Homelessness Action Week in New Westminster. The seventh annual Homelessness Action Week, which is Oct.

New Westminster missing man located in Ontario

New Westminster police have called off the search for a local man with sensitive health issues after he has turned up out of province. Amarjit Dhaliwal, 60, was reported missing by his family Tuesday evening. According to New Westminster Sgt.