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Have your say on the Pattullo Bridge

TransLink is looking for New Westminster residents' input into the Pattullo Bridge replacement project. The Pattullo Bridge, which opened in 1937, doesn't meet current road and seismic design guidelines.

New Westminster's Sapperton business owners say East Columbia parking a problem

While there's been much ado about parking in New Westminster's downtown, Sapperton business owners say parking on East Columbia Street has become challenging enough to deter some customers.

Union prez weighs in on 'factfinder'

New Westminster Teachers' Union president Grant Osborne says the "factfinder" appointed by the provincial government to look into teacher negotiations is not a neutral mediator. For the story, go to www. royalcityrecord.com.

New Westminster woman giving facials to the stars

When George Clooney or Meryl Streep exit their limousines and smile for the cameras before Sunday's Oscar awards ceremony, they might just have a local woman to thank for their camera-ready looks.

Pub helps students

Moonrakers Pub is hoping to make some local music dreams come true by raising funds to help send promising New Westminster students to a prestigious national music festival. The local pub is holding a fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 11 a.m.

Police warn residents about thefts

The New Westminster Police Service is warning residents of an increase in the number of residential break-and-enters in various areas throughout the city in the past week.

School support staff set to vote on contract

While teachers and the government slug it out over a pay increase, members of the union representing support workers in schools are voting this week to accept the B.C. Liberals' net-zero mandate, which means no raises for public sector employees.

Resident says parkade falls short

Handicapped parking spots at plaza called 'Ridiculous'

Calendar of Events

-THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 Turn your trash into treasure with Craigslist, presentation at New Westminster Public Library's Tech Thursday program, 7 p.m., 716 Sixth Ave. Space is limited. Pre-register at 604-527-4667.

City residents face 2.25 per cent tax hike

Royal City residents have a few more days to comment on the city's 2012 financial plan, which is proposing a 2.25 per cent tax hike. The 2.
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