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River levels rising

The City of New Westminster is playing a waiting game to see how high the Fraser River will reach in the coming days.

Tugboat sinks in Fraser

The New Westminster Police Department, the Surrey RCMP, the RCMP Air 1 helicopter and the Coast Guard were all on scene at the Fraser River after a Thursday morning incident where a tugboat towing a barge sank.

City delegation to visit China this fall

The City of New Westminster is planning to send a delegation to China this fall on a business trip. City council has approved a recommendation from the city's international relations committee to send a business delegation to China in 2012.

TransLink will work with city on Pattullo

New Westminster supports 'collaborative process' on bridge replacement project

What's going on in the city this weekend?

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend.

New Westminster police respond to tugboat sinking in Fraser River

The New Westminster Police Department, the Surrey RCMP, the RCMP Air 1 helicopter and the Coast Guard are on scene at the Fraser River after a Thursday morning incident where a tugboat towing a barge sunk. The incident occurred at approximately 9 a.

Province and teachers reach tentative deal

B.C.'s long-running labour dispute with teachers may finally be coming to an end. On Tuesday night, the B.C. Teachers' Federation and the B.C. Public School Employers' Association reached a tentative deal.

Fundraisers celebrate history

River Market hosts events to help Royal Columbian Hospital

Truck driver charged in April 2011 fatal crash

A 43-year-old Burnaby man has now been charged in connection with the April 2011 accident where a cement truck collided with a car driven by 26-year-old Mark Holmes of Coquitlam. Holmes, a new father, died at the scene.

12 people graduate from New Westminster reserve constable program

New Westminster will soon have 12 new reserve constables. The police department is hosting a graduation ceremony on Thursday evening at City Hall to celebrate the 12 reserve constables, the first in the city since the program was phased out in 2000.