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Advocate grills board on appeal decision

The president of the British Columbia confederation of parent advisory councils sat in the front row at Tuesday's board of education meeting and pounded trustees with questions about a decision to deny parents the right of an appeal regarding a math

Canadian National Ringette championships in Burnaby and New Westminster all week

For the first time in 20 years, the Lower Mainland is hosting the Canadian National Ringette Championships. All games take place in Burnaby and New Westminster from April 9 to 14. The three venues are Bill Copeland Arena at 3676 Kensington Ave.

Catch a night of mystery at Lit Fest New West

If you love mystery writing, be sure to set aside Friday, April 13. A Night of Mystery is happening at the New Westminster Public Library as part of Lit Fest New West.

Easter fun for families set for Queen's Park

It's one of the highlights of the spring, and on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the annual Easter in Queen's Park event is on at the Queen's Park bandshell and rainbow playland.

What's on this weekend?

As we celebrate our first statutory holiday in three months this weekend - Good Friday - we're continuing with our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. This week, we have some great options for Easter weekend in the city.

Share photos of your Easter fun

Is your family up to something fun this weekend? Whether it's an Easter egg hunt, a neighbourhood celebration or a visit to the festivities at Queen's Park, take a photo of your fun holiday moments and share it with the city through our online galler

Poetry, mystery at Lit Fest New West

Mark your calendars for the second annual Lit Fest New West, sponsored by the Arts Council, Douglas College and the New Westminster Public Library.

Whooping cough outbreak on the decline

New cases of whooping cough are still being reported in the Fraser Health Region, but the number is in decline, according to the health authority.

Police investigate uptown robbery

New Westminster police are investigating a robbery at the Bank of Montreal branch at 610 Sixth St. that happened on Tuesday morning. According to New Westminster police spokesperson Sgt. Diana McDaniel, the robbery occurred at approximately 10: 30 a.

Mayor undaunted by loss of civic centre partner

The City of New Westminster is pushing forward with plans for a civic centre - with or without a partner.