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Cautious approach to balanced calendar - SD43 board chair

School District 43 board chair Melissa Hyndes is cautious about the idea of year-round schooling and fears changes to the current school calendar could create scheduling problems and other concerns.

Group disrupts pool work

Protesters blocked construction crews from entering Coquitlam's Rochester Park yesterday (Tuesday) to stop the neighbourhood pool from being filled in.

Tri-Cities to help fill Share's shelves

City halls are gearing up for the fourth Tri-City Food Bank Challenge to help stock the Share Food Bank shelves for the post-Christmas lull. Port Moody Coun.

Beware of apartment scams, say PoMo Police

Police are warning the public about an apartment rental scam that surfaced in Port Moody recently.

Sports groups pushing for a roof

Two groups representing athletes and recreation enthusiasts will speak before a Coquitlam advisory committee next month to lobby for a new indoor sports facility.

Get a boost, says Fraser Health

Fraser Health is again urging parents to ensure their children - as well as themselves - are up-to-date on their immunizations.

Coquitlam middle school hit with racist graffiti

The Coquitlam RCMP is investigating after racist graffiti was sprayed on the outside walls of Hillcrest middle school over the weekend. A nearby resident noticed the graffiti Sunday morning while she was walking her dog and notified police. Const.

Port Moody, Coquitlam police receive recognition

Twelve police officers in Port Moody and Coquitlam were recognized this week as members of Alexa's Team for their diligence in removing impaired drivers from Tri-City roads.

Trees stay blue in Port Moody

The blue trees outside of Port Moody city hall will not be changing back to their natural colour anytime soon.

Port Coquitlam council to vote on budget

Port Coquitlam councillors will be holding a special council meeting on Monday in order to vote on the first three readings of the 2012-2016 financial plan.