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Former Coquitlam mayor gets 2 years probation

The trial of former Coquitlam mayor Jon Kingsbury may have come to an end but the 64-year-old said his legal battle is not over yet.

Tips on qualifying for a mortgage after bankruptcy

I then asked if they had re-established any credit over the past seven years, then braced for the answer I was afraid of. They both looked at each other and then back at me with that all too familiar 'I'm not quite sure what you mean' look.

5.16% tax increase for Port Moody

Port Moody has sent out its property tax notices and payments are due on or before July 4. Port Moody property taxes are up 5.16% over last year, an increase of about $80 for a house with the statistically average assessed value of $519,000.

PoCo author offers customer service workshops and training

Allison, who helped train 4,000 employees from 40 different groups in "The Art of Travel" for the Vancouver International Airport, and 3,200 staff in preparation for the 2010 Winter and Paralympic Games, will provide training in leadership and superv

Weekly green bin pickup starts in PoCo

With gardening season - and maybe warmer weather - here, Port Coquitlam residents will be able to bring their green waste bins to the curb every week for collection starting May 17.

Fisheries signs off on Burke watershed plan

A $30-million plan for watershed upgrades in the biggest and busiest neighbourhood on Burke Mountain last week got the signature the city of Coquitlam needed to move on.

UPDATED: 48 hours of violence

Police have released the name of a suspect and some frightening details about a string of violent robberies targeting women in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and across Metro Vancouver last week.

Heritage home to be saved

One of the oldest homes in Coquitlam built by French-Canadian pioneers is about to be saved thanks to a hometown developer. This week, Coquitlam resident Harry Parmar of Haraman Development Inc.

RCMP call off search

The RCMP have called off their search for a Coquitlam man who disappeared in the wilderness above North Vancouver nearly two weeks ago.

Tower hearing soon

A 24-storey tower that would be the gateway building for a revitalized Austin Heights neighbourhood in Coquitlam is expected to go to public hearing this month.