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Planting seeds of sharing

Plant a Row/Grow a Row kicks off a new season in the city

Students join teachers on the line

Three-day teachers' strike wraps up today, but contract dispute is far from resolved

Astrologer visiting for workshop

An astrologist and botanist will be making a rare appearance in New Westminster this week. The Fraser Valley Astrological Guild is hosting award-winning astrologer, author and botanist J. Lee Lehman.

Building owner agrees to repair order

The owner of a Columbia Street building has agreed to make repairs as requested by the City of New Westminster. Last March, city council approved a remedial action order that required the owner of 410 Columbia St.

Funding helps groups working with homeless

Several New Westminster organizations are among the recipients of homelessness reduction grants from Metro Vancouver. The Homelessness Partnering Strategy is a federally funded program that supports Canadian communities addressing homelessness.

Appliance recycling helps cut down waste

Royal City residents who are decluttering as part of spring cleaning don't have far to go to dispose of their unwanted small appliances. A small appliance recycling program, Unplugged, has been underway in B.C. since Oct. 1.

Calendar of Events

SATURDAY, MARCH 10 Overview of free legal resources in B.C., presentation at New Westminster Public Library, 1 to 3 p.m.

School district stands by information fee

Parent has one more avenue of appeal on $1,385 freedom of information bill

City ponders stance on Pattullo tolls

New Westminster city council is concerned that tolls on the new Port Mann Bridge will lead to more traffic in the Royal City.

Helping women take care of their hearts

If you don't have your health, nothing else matters. A local nurse is hoping to encourage women in New Westminster to spend a little time improving their health with a unique prevention program offered through the B.C.