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New Westminster residents urged to turn out the lights on Saturday night

It's that time of the year again when Royal City residents will join people around the world in taking action to increase awareness about climate change.

Man charged in robberies

A 33-year-old New Westminster man has been charged with three counts of robbery after being arrested on March 9. Michael Ross Ogden had a court appearance on March 21 to face the three robbery charges.

New Westminster loses partner in civic centre project

Uptown Property Group has pulled the plug on its partnership with the City of New Westminster on the multiuse civic centre.

New Westminster parent upset with DPAC

A Herbert Spencer Elementary parent doesn't like the district parent advisory council's handling of a vote on a controversial issue regarding banning acting teachers from serving as trustees.

Care centre gets set for new gift shop

It's out with the old and in with the new at the gift shop at Queen's Park Care Centre. The folks at the gift shop have been hard at work on plans to rebuild and rebrand the gift shop that's located inside the centre's main lobby.

Red light tickets down in New Westminster

More people were caught running red lights in Metro Vancouver last year, but New Westminster seems to have bucked the trend.

Campaign targets kids and energy drinks

A student-teacher at Queensborough Middle School is using a poster campaign to help kids swallow the dangers of energy drinks.

Mulcair 'best leader' or a 'salesman'

The New Democrats have chosen Thomas Mulcair as their new leader, positioning the party to shore up support in Quebec, according to one SFU pundit. But New Westminster Conservative Paul Forseth has a very different take on the situation.
Titanic captivates city man

Titanic captivates city man

In the grand story of the Titanic, it may seem that all that can be said has been said already: the sinking of the great ship has held the collective interest of the world for a century now, its story being told and retold through films, books and re

Electrical rates jump on April 1

New Westminster city council has approved a 3.91 per cent increase to electrical utility rates effective April 1. A staff report states that the rates reflect the 3.91 per cent increase that the city will pay to purchase electricity from B.C. Hydro.