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Task force arrests two men

Two men were arrested Monday following a police takedown in New Westminster. The province's integrated gang task force made the arrest in the parking lot of McBride Plaza around 11:30 a.m.

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City readers wanted for favourite book list

Like to read? Here's a chance to do even more of it with a Kobo eReader. The New Westminster public library's summer reading program for adults is extending the deadline on a contest they've been running.

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Local duo involved in Fringe musical

New Westminster tea shop owner set to play lead role in upcoming fest production

Program reaches out to new Canadians

Volunteers sought to mentor new immigrants

New Westminster civic centre needs oil tank removal

An oil tank has been discovered on the site of the future civic centre but it's not anticipated to delay construction or impact the project's budget.

New Westminster fire department searching for mystery hero

New Westminster resident Fred Chadwick doesn't remember it, but someone saved his life last month and then disappeared before he could even be thanked. Chadwick, 62, was about to hop a bus uptown on July 15 when he went into cardiac arrest.

New Westminster's McBride Plaza sees gang unit takedown

Two men were arrested Monday following a police takedown in New Westminster. The province's integrated gang task force made the arrest in the parking lot of McBride Plaza around 11:30 a.m.

New Westminster politicians mourn 'friend' and 'hero' Layton

Local New Democratic Party politicians are grieving over the loss of federal leader Jack Layton, who succumbed to cancer early Monday morning at the age of 61. "Of course, I am so deeply saddened by the news of Jack's passing today.