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New Westminster district still in the red

After months of dealing with a looming $2.2 million deficit, the New Westminster board of education passed a near-balanced budget at its meeting on Feb. 28, but that doesn't mean the district is out of the red.

New Westminster BIA hungry for food truck festival

This may be the one time people want trucks to come rolling into town.

New Westminster school district holds public budget meeting tonight

The cash-strapped New Westminster school district is holding a special open meeting tonight to deal with the 2012/13 amended budget, which it had to scramble to put together because secretary-treasurer Brian Sommerfeldt is off on medical leave.

New Westminster festival year features fireworks, music, parades and more

The Hyack Festival Association is aiming to be bigger, better and more relevant than ever before.

City zipping forward on access plans

Planning for a new access into Westminster Pier Park is moving on to the detailed design phase - including consideration of a zipline into the park. The riverfront park is currently only accessible via a parking lot at the east side of the park.

First symphony concert of the season features prestigious trio

Three giants from the music world share the spotlight in the opening concert of the year by the New Westminster Symphony Orchestra: Mozart. Beethoven. Brahms.

Local artists display works at library

There's still time to enjoy the works of two local artists who are currently displaying their creations in the New Westminster Public Library. Katherine Freund-Hainsworth has a show that's based on Heritage B.C.

New Westminster Rotarians contribute to campaign to eradicate polio

The Rotary Club of New Westminster encourages people to donate today to triple their contributions toward the eradication of polio around the world.

School district announces open budget meeting

New Westminster school district is looking into its amended budget at a special open meeting this Thursday

Adding up the tax tab

Anvil Centre will provide a place where residents can enjoy theatre productions, museum displays and banquets - but it comes with a cost. The City of New Westminster is currently building the multiuse civic facility at Columbia and Eighth streets.
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