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New Westminster's McBride Plaza sees gang unit takedown

Two men were arrested Monday following a police takedown in New Westminster. The province's integrated gang task force made the arrest in the parking lot of McBride Plaza around 11:30 a.m.

New Westminster politicians mourn 'friend' and 'hero' Layton

Local New Democratic Party politicians are grieving over the loss of federal leader Jack Layton, who succumbed to cancer early Monday morning at the age of 61. "Of course, I am so deeply saddened by the news of Jack's passing today.

New Westminster Police offer crime prevention tips

How safe is your home in New Westminster when it comes to breaking and entering? Statistically, pretty safe, but there's always room for improvement - especially in the summer when people tend to overlook some basic safety techniques to prevent theft

Uptown businesses frustrated

Sixth Street business owners say compensation may be needed for construction issues

Help fight cancer

The B.C. Cancer Agency is hoping an hour's worth of your time will turn into a generation's worth of invaluable research data.

Were you in Queen's Park?

Cops looking for pair who flagged down officer

Railway appeal case coming next month

Quay residents hope court case will quiet trains

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Local historians hunt for artifacts of yesteryear

As we read through old newspapers and other resources from the early days of New Westminster, we often come across stories about local objects of interest, just as we might find in The Record today.

Take a peek into the lives of top chefs

I'm fascinated by people who take an ordinary activity and make it something extraordinary. While all of us do some type of cooking, even if it's only warming up frozen food, chefs elevate this ordinary activity into kitchen art.