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Meet MaryAnn Mortensen, New Westminster school board candidate

MaryAnn Mortensen announced in September that she will be seeking a school trustee position in New Westminster. Mortensen was born in Strathroy, Ont., the youngest of three children. She met her husband Trevor shortly after moving to B.C.

Meet David Phelan, New Westminster school board candidate

David Phelan has lived in New Westminster for 10 years. His father was born and raised here and his grandparents were involved in community and sporting events throughout the city. His wife, Sarah, is a graduate of New Westminster Secondary School.

Meet Glen Richmond, New Westminster school board candidate

Long-time New Westminster resident Glen Richmond has thrown his hat into the school trustees' race.

New Westminster quiet on Halloween night

Smoke machines may have created a foggy feel to some spooky yards on Halloween, but it was a routine night for the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Service. Fire inspector Brent Joel said crews were called out nine times between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m.

New Westminster police say Halloween shooting was targeted

One man is in hospital after taking multiple gunshots in what police are calling a targeted attack on Halloween night. New Westminster Police responded a to highrise in the 200 block of Ross Drive around 10:15 p.m.

New Westminster resident among first to be recommended for criminal charges in Vancouver riot

Vancouver police say one New Westminster resident is among the first 60 that police are recommending charges for related to the June 15 Stanley Cup riot. Vancouver Police Department Chief Const.

Two hockey stars on contrasting paths

Burnaby's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is officially an Edmonton Oiler and can now start bankrolling his $1 million salary, which includes nearly $2.8 million more in performance bonuses.

New Westminster continues to work on Chinese reconciliation process

The Chinese Benevolent Association site on Agnes Street is currently being used as an off-leash area for dogs but more respectful use for the site will be considered.

One candidate bows out of council race

And then there were 17. While 18 people filed nomination papers to run for city council, one candidate has withdrawn. Chelsea Lawrence will not longer be vying to be a city councillor.

Bike-to-work week coming to the city

Celebration of cycling runs Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, with a site in New West for participants