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Port Coquitlam heritage could soon have a new home

History may have a new home in Port Coquitlam. PoCo Heritage and Cultural Society could soon be operating a museum at the former 10,000 Villages retail space on McAllister Avenue, next to city hall.

More answers needed on new RCMP contract: Coq. council

Coquitlam council members say they'll use a workshop this week in Whistler to speak with other Lower Mainland politicians about the new RCMP contract. And some want to talk about the possibility of a municipal police force.

Port Moody considers ban on shark fins

Possessing or selling shark fins in Port Moody could net you a $500 fine under a new business licence bylaw that received first three readings at Tuesday's council meeting.

Get to know your H2O

Coquitlam will promote the value of drinking water - from the tap - at the first Coquitlam Farmers Market of the season on Sunday. The city will have a booth at the market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Garden gets okay in PoCo

Port Moody council agreed to waive the permit application fees for a community garden at the corner of Clarke and St. Johns streets despite traffic, parking and soil quality concerns.

Stop hunting in Coquitlam: BC SPCA

The BC SPCA is wading into a political debate in Coquitlam to stop hunting of animals for trophy or sport within the city limits.

Gates Park could get new turf field

The gravel field at Port Coquitlam's Gates Park could be upgraded to artificial turf later this year. On Monday, council is expected to approve its 2012 budget, which includes more than $1.

Burn, baby, burn & learn, baby, learn

Port Coquitlam firefighters will no longer have to travel to conduct live-fire training exercises. A new burn building was unveiled at Fire Hall No. 1 on Wednesday and officials said it will dramatically improve the department's training regimen.

PoMo residents to pay about $90 more for 2012

Port Moody residents will be paying about $89 more on their property tax bill for 2012 after council approved the tax rates bylaw at Tuesday's meeting. And Port Metro Vancouver will be asked to chip in as well, after Coun.

Options altered in plans for Moody's Inlet Park

Port Moody staff will go back to the drawing board on plans for Inlet Park's redevelopment.