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Easter dinner filled with hope at Union Gospel Mission this Saturday

When New Westminster resident Rodger Konkle serves Easter dinner to many homeless or disadvantaged people this weekend at the local Union Gospel Mission, hell be helping himself, too.

Group's decision comes under fire

Parents upset with handling of motion regarding teachers on school boards

Passing on the honour

Grace Wardle was crowned Miss New Westminster Ambassador before a packed crowd at Massey Theatre Saturday night. Wardle, Miss New Westminster Police Officers Association, was one of six young women vying for the title.

Grading teachers: What would it look like?

Parents want more transparency, the govt. wants improvements, and the union wants 'regular' reviews

New Westminster school district won't hear math moms' appeals

Local parents learned the New Westminster school board won't hear their appeals related to a certain math teacher at New Westminster Secondary School because they don't fall in the "scope" of the School Act or the school district's own policy.

Pier Park is nearly shipshape

Royal City residents will soon be able to set foot on the city's new park along the Fraser River. Westminster Pier Park, a 600-metre long linear park on the city's waterfront, will open to the public in the next few weeks.

New Westminster police investigate Uptown bank robbery

New Westminster police are looking into a robbery at the Bank of Montreal branch at 610 Sixth St. on Tuesday morning. According to New Westminster police spokesperson Sgt. Diana McDaniel, the robbery occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m.

City hall maps out plans for the future

The City of New Westminster plans to tackle a wide range of actions from 2012 to 2014 as part of its strategic plan.
City pageant is in their genes

City pageant is in their genes

Sixteen-year-old Maggie Rogal is one of six young ladies hoping to win the Miss New Westminster Ambassador pageant, but she's not the first in her family to run in the event.

Budget forces seniors to work longer: MP

Burnaby New Westminster MP Peter Julian is criticizing the Conservatives for making changes to old age security and health care, following release of the federal budget Thursday.