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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.

Women want a chance to Glow at Coquitlam event

Women are known for taking self-improvement seriously. They blog and attend seminars, network and take part in trade shows.

Evergreen equals OK for a Port Moody development

A housing development proposal for Port Moody's Chineside neighbourhood may finally be getting close to reality more than five years after the property owners made their first application to city hall.

UPDATED: Several injured in Coquitlam car pile up

Several people are recovering with broken bones and minor injuries after a six car pile up along the Riverview Hospital stretch of the Lougheed Highway last week. The incident occurred shortly after 2 p.m.

Another trip up Thermal hill for Port Coquitlam's Hill, too

Rick Hansen's trek up Thermal Drive in 1987 was one of the most dramatic moments of his around-the-world Man In Motion Tour . But it was not planned that way.