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Multi-family food waste program OK'd

Apartment and townhouse dwellers in Port Coquitlam will now have the opportunity to participate in the city's food waste program.

How do you want your money spent?

The city of Port Coquitlam is seeking input from the public as staff and council begin the difficult process of putting together the city's financial plan for the next five years.

Missing woman found dead

A long-term patient who went missing from Riverview last week was found dead on the hospital grounds Monday morning, according to the Coquitlam RCMP.

Target-hardened homes

A Friday night break-in at a Princeton Avenue home has Port Moody police warning the public that even the most solid doors and deadbolts are only as strong as the frames that hold them.

PoCo pushes big green goals

Significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and the protection of forested areas, watercourses and shorelines are just some of the objectives outlined in Port Coquitlam's draft environmental strategic plan.

Inlet Park plans too pricey, says council

Port Moody council accepted last week an updated study on revamping Inlet Park. But councillors say that even the project's lowest cost option of $3.7 million won't work within the city's five-year financial plan. The study accepted by council Feb.

Welcome mat is out in Coq.

More overseas delegations will make their way to Coquitlam this year, scouting for ways to do business in the city.

What's in a park name? No confusion, council hopes

It took four months, a little paperwork and a lot of discussion but a tiny park on Coquitlam's Burke Mountain finally appears to have a name.

2010: Geese 1 - Coquitlam 0; 2011: Rematch at Como Lake

Spring is on its way to Coquitlam and so are the Canada geese. And that has city staff looking to take a new approach with the iconic birds after last year's egg-addling project failed to reduce their numbers and nuisance.

Kingsbury on trial

The trial of former Coquitlam Mayor Jon Kingsbury, who has been accused of stealing an RV from a repair shop in Langley in 2008, began this week.