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Blood donors urgently needed before long weekend

Before heading out on the road for the long weekend, open your veins to give some blood first.

New Westminster MP calls for more government oversight on gas prices

Local MP Peter Julian wants the government to move faster to protect Canadians from paying too much at the gas pumps. Julian was critical of inaccurate pump measurements, causing consumers to pay an extra $20 million for gas annually.
Feds drop in to Royal City

Feds drop in to Royal City

Federal officials dropped by the Royal City this week to check on the progress of local projects that have received federal funding.

12th Street gearing up for music festival

There'll be music in the streets next Sunday, July 31. Well, 12th Street at least. The West End Business Association is bringing back the 12th Street Music Festival and promises it will be twice the size of past years' festivals.

Lottery loses millions

The Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation's B.C. Vacation Home Lottery has lost the charity millions of dollars after not enough tickets were bought to cover costs. "We fulfilled all our obligations for the lottery.

Suspect arrested in daytime bank robbery

One man has been arrested following a daytime bank robbery on Tuesday. According to New Westminster Police Service acting Sgt. Bruce Carrie, the suspect entered a Scotiabank and committed the robbery around 3 p.m.

Chainsaw warrior: Top marks for carving

Local resident takes home first in his category in the annual chainsaw challenge

Things to keep you busy this weekend

The Record is continuing with its popular Top Five Things to Do in the Royal City this Weekend feature. 1 Get to know the Fraser River at the 22nd annual FraserFest that's produced by the Hyack Festival Association.

Riot investigations continuing

Two New Westminster residents are among the 37 people who have turned themselves in to police after last month's Stanley Cup riot in downtown Vancouver. The numbers come courtesy of a Vancouver Police Department press release on Wednesday.

Douglas College joins U-Pass program

About 10,000 Douglas College students will be riding transit with U-Passes this September. Douglas College inked a deal with TransLink and the province to provide the U-Pass in late June.
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