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New Westminster school district's business company repays almost $1-million advance

The school district's controversial business company, which operates a school in China, has repaid the almost $1-million it borrowed from the New Westminster School District roughly a decade ago.

New Westminster man now faces second-degree murder charge in Surrey death

A 19-year-old New Westminster man now faces a second-degree murder charge in the Feb. 26 death of Kacey Rogers. Joshua Martinez, 19, had been facing firearms-related offences in the death of Rogers, 31, who was shot just after 10:30 p.m. on Feb.

New Westminster School District answers strike questions

The New Westminster School District is responding to parents with a press release that answers a number of "frequently" asked questions on the teachers' strike.

New Westminster police respond to Friday afternoon incident at high school

A report of a possible student with a gun at New Westminster Secondary School last Friday afternoon turned out to be a false alarm.

City invites premier to visit

New Westminster city council is inviting provincial officials to visit the Royal City to discuss a number of pressing issues. On Monday, city council approved a motion by Coun.

Shoes help a good cause

Douglas College is asking community members to Walk a Mile in a Woman's Shoes. In honour of International Women's Day on March 8, the Douglas College Women's Centre is hosting a sale of gently used women's footwear.

Teachers raise concerns about May Day

Preparation takes away learning time for other students, say Tweedsmuir teachers

Strike set for Monday

Eighty-seven per cent of B.C. teachers voted in favour of action

Local man faces firearms charges in Surrey death

A 19-year-old New Westminster man is facing firearms-related charges and a 21year-old Surrey man has been charged with first-degree murder after a Sunday night Surrey shooting that resulted in the death of a 31-year-old Surrey man.

District pays down deficit

The school district managed to craft a budget that allows it to pay off a half-a-million dollar deficit. Trustees passed the 2011/12 budget, which included a $2,014,000 revenue increase compared to an earlier budget for the year.