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Band students tops

New Westminster's talented music students have earned themselves more honours. The New Westminster Secondary School senior jazz band was named Best Senior Jazz Band at the 2012 Envision Jazz Festival, held in Surrey.

Janzen is sorry for 'offensive' remark

Board of education chair James Janzen said he would apologize for accusing a parent of having a "hard-on" over an issue.

Fraser River Discovery Centre offers spring fun

Local families looking for something to do during spring break don't have far to go. The Fraser River Discovery Centre is presenting two programs that offer fun ways for families to discover the world around them.

City eyes snowpack - potential for flooding

The City of New Westminster is monitoring the snowpack in the Fraser River Basin in preparation for the freshet of 2012.

Sunken boat in limbo

The fate of a fishing boat at Sapperton Landing Park is as clear as the water in which it sits. The boat has been sitting partially submerged in the Fraser River since December 2011.

City teachers move forward with strike vote

New Westminster teachers will continue to vote today on whether to escalate job action, even after Education Minister George Abbott introduced legislation that would defer a teachers' right to legally strike.

Drowning in dollar stores?

Does New Westminster need another dollar store? A number of vocal residents answered with a resounding "No" on a recent Twitter discussion on the topic of yet-another dollar store opening in the Royal City.

Teachers say May Day takes too much instructional time

Teachers at Lord Tweedsmuir Elementary say teaching May Day dances is taking up too much learning time for students who aren't involved in the annual community event.
City teachers move forward with strike vote

City teachers move forward with strike vote

New Westminster trustee plans to apologize for 'offensive' comments

Board of education chair James Janzen said he will apologize at tomorrow night's school board meeting for accusing a parent of having a "hard-on" over an issue.