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New Westminster police looking for armed robbery suspect

New Westminster police are looking for a suspect in an apparent armed robbery at a pharmacy on Tuesday night. According to police, a man entered a pharmacy in the 400-block of East Columbia Street just before 6:30 p.m.

New Westminster school district receives $649,000 in holdback funds from province

District's $521,000 deficit recovery plan made much easier

Police announce break in case of New Westminster's JIBC associates being targeted

Investigators have had a break in the bizarre case of people connected to New Westminster's Justice Institute of B.C. being targeted for shootings and arsons.

Pattullo planning to start in 2012

TransLink will get to get to work planning for a replacement Pattullo Bridge early in 2012. TransLink has advised residents to stay tuned for details in early 2012 on ways people can get involved in information sessions.

Former New Westminster associate superintendent's company receives $216,360 from school district

It's by no means the largest amount in the New Westminster school district's statement of financial information on vendors paid more than $25,000 in the last fiscal year, but $216,360 paid out to a company called CINEC may be the most interesting.

Police seek input from public

The New Westminster Police Service is reaching out to the public to help set the force's goals and priorities for the coming years.

Success for toy drive

For the fifth year in a row, New Westminster residents have shown how much they care for local kids at the Christmas for Kids toy drive held Wednesday morning at the Paddlewheeler Pub at Westminster Quay.

Laundry fire

An early morning trip to the laundry room sparked a fire in a Sapperton apartment building. Fire inspector Brent Joel said a small fire occurred in an apartment building on Sherbrooke Street, after a resident used a dryer at about 4 a.m.

Extreme weather shelter opens after cold snap

The Salvation Army has been operating its extreme weather shelter for several days because of the recent cold spell. Capt. Dave Macpherson of the Salvation Army said its been operating the program since Dec. 2.
Preemie born at RCH weighed just two pounds

Preemie born at RCH weighed just two pounds

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