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Coquitlam town hall on Saturday

Coquitlam residents with concerns ranging from potholes to property taxes can raise their issues before city council and managers at a town hall meeting tomorrow (Saturday).

Bigger budget carries risks

It was an uncharacteristically subdued board of education that approved $9 million in new spending for teachers, support workers, new programs and a beefed up internet system.

PoCo ponders options for budget surplus

Dog owners in downtown Port Coquitlam could soon have a new place to play with their pooches if city council decides to use some of a budget surplus for an off-leash park.

Home renovation seminar May 17

Homeowners considering renovations can obtain creative ideas from the internet, television, newspapers and magazines but careful planning is needed to de-mystify the renovation process, Peter Simpson, president and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Home B

PoMo mayor promises new fire hall, under budget

Port Moody's new No. 1 fire hall will be built on schedule and well under its voter-approved $16-million budget, the city's mayor promised.

Get a free wheel lock

Police and ICBC are targeting auto theft in the Tri-Cities this week by providing free steering wheel locks to owners of vehicles determined to be at the highest risk for theft.

$6,300 raised for Reaveley family

The city of Port Moody's fitness fundraiser in memory of Charlene Reaveley, one of two women killed in an alleged hit-and-run in February, raised thousands of dollars for her family Saturday.

You can weigh in on pesticides

A Coquitlam advisory group that's looking at whether the city should implement a cosmetic pesticide ban is accepting ideas from the public until Friday. Coun.

Kingsbury could get probation

Former Coquitlam mayor Jon Kingsbury appeared for sentencing in B.C. Supreme Court Friday with lawyers for both sides asking for a two-year probationary sentence and 150 hours of community service.

Eleven bear sightings in PoCo

As many as 11 bear sightings have been recorded in Port Coquitlam in recent weeks, prompting the city to remind homeowners to keep their garbage locked up or in containers with bear-resistant locks and wait until between 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.