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New Westminster heritage house fire deemed suspicious

An 1885 house in the Brow of the Hill neighbourhood was hit by a suspicious fire Tuesday night. A neighbour called 911 after noticing the fire at the home at 214 Ash St. about 10:30 p.m. on July 12.

Mail backlogged at postal depots

Two weeks after the end of the strike and lockout of Canada Post workers, mail is getting out but only at a trickle, postal workers say.

Waste plant working on plans

Sapperton plant reviews options to develop an upgraded facility

Woodlands tower to be demolished

The Centre Block tower at the former Woodlands site will be demolished - much to the delight of former residents.

Casino funding pays for big projects

Queensborough parks, new downtown civic centre among developments being covered by casino deals

New track makes a splash

The City of New Westminster has opted for a two-toned running track at Mercer Stadium. Work on the new track got underway last summer, but its completion has been hampered by poor weather. "There are three layers of the rubber material.

Bun poll nixes tax

British Columbians will scrap the harmonized sales tax in the ongoing mailin referendum if New Westminster burger eaters have anything to do with it.

New Westminster mail delivery slow without overtime

Two weeks after the end of the strike and lockout of Canada Post workers, mail is getting out but only at a trickle, postal workers say.
PHOTOS: Royal City Show & Shine a rousing success in New Westminster

PHOTOS: Royal City Show & Shine a rousing success in New Westminster

New Westminster approves demolition of tower at Woodlands site

The Centre Block tower at the former Woodlands site will be demolished - much to the delight of former residents.