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Professionally renovated homes open for one day

Greater Vancouver Home Builders' Association (GVHBA) renovation council invites the public to tour 12 professionally renovated Lower Mainland homes - including one in Coquitlam - on June 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PoCo heritage on 2 wheels

For years, the Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society heritage walks have been a good way for local residents to get to know a little more about important buildings and historical characters in their hometown.

Coq. seeks UBE intervention

Coquitlam is not ready to let the United Boulevard Extension die and has appealed to both the federal and provincial governments to step in and get the road project back on track.

2,000 Tri-City students already signed up for summer school courses

Three years after tuition fees were abolished for summer school courses and School District 43 staff were swamped with registrants, the annual sign-up for summer high school credit classes has become routine, almost dull.

UPDATE: PoCo woman found

A Port Coquitlam woman who went missing earlier in the week was located Thursday night, said Coquitlam RCMP. Cordula Thielke was planning on taking a new job up north and went missing only hours before she was supposed to catch her flight.

Wide canvas for public art

Coquitlam council is set to adopt a public art policy this month - about a decade after a task force held workshops, sought community input and issued a report on ways to beautify the city.

PoMo fire hall concerns not the reason for exit

Jeff Lambert says when he decided to "finally pull the pin" on his five-and-a-half-year career as Port Moody fire chief on May 2, the decision was less an explosive reaction to mounting pressure between the city and fire department over disagreements

City aims to make it easier to move

Getting around Coquitlam in a wheelchair or walking with a cane should be a little easier in the future after the city updates its design guidelines and sidewalk maintenance policies to improve accessibility.

PoMo looks at taking out the trash - big trash

Port Moody city council will consider a motion to contract out large-item garbage collection in place of the annual spring cleanup collection that was cancelled last October.

Coquitlam OKs amateur MMA

Coquitlam city council gave the green light to amateur mixed martial arts events Monday in a move that will likely see the first sanctioned MMA fight at the Boulevard Casino by the fall.