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Crown decides to stay charges in case of New Westminster 2004 workplace death

It's been almost seven years since sawmill worker Lyle Hewer died in a workplace accident at Weyerhaeuser's now-closed New Westminster sawmill and Wednesday may have been the final chapter in the sad story behind his death.

Farewell to a friend and hero

Local New Democratic Party politicians are grieving over the loss of federal leader Jack Layton, who succumbed to cancer early Monday morning at the age of 61. "Of course, I am so deeply saddened by the news of Jack's passing today.
PHOTOS: Crowds descend on Quay

PHOTOS: Crowds descend on Quay

Task force arrests two men

Two men were arrested Monday following a police takedown in New Westminster. The province's integrated gang task force made the arrest in the parking lot of McBride Plaza around 11:30 a.m.

Where in the world are our readers?

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City readers wanted for favourite book list

Like to read? Here's a chance to do even more of it with a Kobo eReader. The New Westminster public library's summer reading program for adults is extending the deadline on a contest they've been running.

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Local duo involved in Fringe musical

New Westminster tea shop owner set to play lead role in upcoming fest production

Program reaches out to new Canadians

Volunteers sought to mentor new immigrants

New Westminster civic centre needs oil tank removal

An oil tank has been discovered on the site of the future civic centre but it's not anticipated to delay construction or impact the project's budget.