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City works to create 'brand'

Marketing image of new civic centre will likely incorporate modern and traditional elements

Change to change will cost city money

New loonies and toonies mean city parking meters will have to be upgraded

A golden day

A cabin cruiser cuts through the water on the Fraser River off of the New Westminster waterfront.

Teachers' latest proposal would cost $565 million

The B.C. Teachers' Federation is estimating its latest proposal will cost taxpayers $565 million. On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the B.C. Teachers' Federation named its price for a pay increase.

Former New Westminster Secondary School principal leaves job as Langley superintendent

Former New Westminster Secondary School principal Cheryle Beaumont was fired as superintendent of the Langley School District. That's the word from one Langley school trustee, who said she was very angry about how everything played out.

New Westminster parents invited to anxiety workshop

The Parents' Night Out series will be highlighting the growing issue of anxiety among young people. Helping Kids Navigate Anxiety is the topic of a free parent information session that's being held tonight (Thursday, Jan.

New Westminster's River Market to host new Wally's Burgers

Classic drive-in style burgers are being added to the menu at the River Market - and lots of them.

New Westminster's Salvation Army emergency weather shelter busy in cold snap

While New Westminster residents have been bemoaning the driving conditions, transit delays and snow that needs to be shoveled, volunteers at the Salvation Army's emergency weather shelter have been working to offer the city's needy some shelter from

Cop shop wants new sign, lighting

The City of New Westminster wants to ensure folks have no trouble finding the police station. The city has applied to vary the sign bylaw requirement so it can erect two new signs at the New Westminster Police Service's building at 555 Columbia St.

Sally Ann gets Christmas

For Capt. Dave Macpherson of the New Westminster Salvation Army Citadel, Christmas came late on the afternoon of Dec. 28.