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Teachers raise concerns about May Day

Preparation takes away learning time for other students, say Tweedsmuir teachers

Strike set for Monday

Eighty-seven per cent of B.C. teachers voted in favour of action

Local man faces firearms charges in Surrey death

A 19-year-old New Westminster man is facing firearms-related charges and a 21year-old Surrey man has been charged with first-degree murder after a Sunday night Surrey shooting that resulted in the death of a 31-year-old Surrey man.

District pays down deficit

The school district managed to craft a budget that allows it to pay off a half-a-million dollar deficit. Trustees passed the 2011/12 budget, which included a $2,014,000 revenue increase compared to an earlier budget for the year.

What's up this weekend?

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend: 1 Get out and hear Beethoven, as performed by the New Westminster Symphony Orchestra, on stage at Massey Theatre on Sunday, March 4 at 2 p.m.

Whooping cough warning

Adults who have regular contact with young children are advised to get vaccine

New Westminster teachers set to strike on Monday

New Westminster teachers will join their counterparts across the province Monday for a full-scale teacher's strike. Eighty-seven per cent of B.C. teachers have voted yes to escalate the current job action. Of 32,209 ballots cast, 27,946 voted yes.

New Westminster man faces firearms charges in Surrey death

A 19-year-old New Westminster man is facing firearms-related charges and a 21-year-old Surrey man has been charged with first-degree murder after a Sunday night Surrey shooting that resulted in the death of a 31-year-old Surrey man.

New Westminster moms want district to red flag high-failure rates

Two local moms say the low success rate in a math class at New Westminster Secondary School should have sounded alarm bells, and they want the district to ensure that failing students aren't left floundering.

District holds up almost $1,400 FOI charge

The district didn't budge after receiving an appeal from New Westminster parent Lisa Chao to reduce the $1,385 bill that the school district would charge to cover the cost of photocopying and research for her information request for math marks at New