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Mayor wants to keep police force local

Wayne Wright says no need for regional police force

Council ponders tax hike

New Westminster city council is contemplating a tax hike of up to two per cent in 2013.

For the record

A red-flanked bluetail bird that's been spotted in Queen's Park in New Westminster was first identified on Jan. 13, not Feb. 13 as recently reported in The Record. The bird, which was found Jan.

Roadblock locations tweeted

Police discuss ethics of revealing roadblocks via social media websites

DPAC considers motion to have secretary-treasurer replaced

At Monday night's district parent advisory council (DPAC) meeting, the McBride Elementary PAC brought forward a motion to replace New Westminster secretary-treasurer Brian Sommerfeldt.

New Westminster rejects society's bid for compensation for theatre assets

The City of New Westminster has closed the curtain on a local society's bid for cash connected to the former Raymond Burr Performing Arts Theatre.

French program to stay at new school

Parents of early French immersion at John Robson Elementary will probably be pleased to learn the program will stay at their school when a new school is built on the former Saint Mary's Hospital site.

New Westminster school district still looking for ways to cover $2.2 million deficit

With less than a week before New Westminster school trustees have to decide how they'll address their $2.

New Westminster plans to spruce up Hyack Square

New Westminster city council is interested in ways of making "modest improvements" to Hyack Square. Coun.

Naturopathic clinic offering free health exams

Boucher Naturopathic Medical Clinic is offering free health exams for seniors. Seniors who are 60 and older are invited to book a free exam at the clinic ,which runs until Jan. 26.