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City has 'blazed a trail'

Mayor cites new pier park and downtown revitalization

'Blob' at pier put park behind schedule

Waterfront pier park hits delays but is expected to open by deadline

New Safeway store opens Thursday

The Royal City's newest Safeway store is the first commercial tenant to open in The Plaza at New Westminster Station.

Teachers won't have to do report cards

Teachers won't be forced to do report cards after a B.C. Labour Relations Board ruling last week dismissed an application by the B.C.

District alerts parents to stranger run-ins

The New Westminster School District is again alerting parents to some recent suspicious run-ins between strangers and students. Al Balanuik, assistant superintendent, sent a letter home to parents on Nov. 29 informing them of three reports.

New Westminster's Douglas College wins award for Uganda Project

New Westminster's Douglas College has received national recognition for its Uganda Project, an initiative that sends students to the country to assist locals while developing their own skills.
North Pole Pets

North Pole Pets

New Westminster police make arrest in home invasion

A New Westminster man is facing break-and-enter and assault charges following a violent home invasion Monday night.
Photos: Light up the night

Photos: Light up the night

New Westminster "blazed a trail" for the history books

The City of New Westminster has "blazed a trail" and borrowed from others to make progress in the past few years, says Mayor Wayne Wright. In his 2011 inaugural address, Wright said the city has come a long way over the past few years.