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Four Terry's, running west

A conceptual drawing for the new memorial to honour Port Coquitlam's favourite son at BC Place was unveiled yesterday (Tuesday).

Completion pushed back

Four public works projects in Coquitlam that got stimulus funding during the recession will likely be wrapped up in time to meet the senior governments' new deadline. And if they aren't, that could cost Coquitlam taxpayers money.

Plans for Coquitlam equestrian centre under close scrunity

Coquitlam planners are holding the reigns tightly on a development bid for a private equestrian centre in the northeast part of the city. While council on Monday approved the first of three conservation permits to fill land at 4104 Cedar Dr.

Politicians disclose assets, liabilities

Assets, liabilities and sources of income for Coquitlam city councillors were released this week, but the papers offer scant information about the elected officials' personal financial dealings.

Second learning centre

The Learning Disabilities Association Fraser North branch has kicked off 2011 with a second location for its social development programs as well as new games and materials.

Another $1.8m in casino cash

Coquitlam city hall was flush with cash last week after getting its latest payout from the Boulevard Casino. The city received $1.8 million from the provincial government for the Oct. 1 to Dec.

Financial literacy workshop offered - in French

The intricacies of budgeting, banking, credit and debt will be explained during a workshop for the French speaking community, presented by the Coquitlam Public Library and SUCCESS. This free program, in French, will be held from 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Drop, cover, hold on and be ready

At 10 a.m. next Wednesday, thousands of Tri-City students, teachers, city workers, care providers, business owners and employees will hit the floor. But they won't be searching for loose change or collecting dust bunnies under their desks.

Night-time and weekend closures for bridge work

Work on the Port Mann/Highway 1 improvement project will require some late night closures to the Coleman on-ramp and Highway 1 westbound during the next several weekends.

Police warn public after Craigslist assaults

Police are warning the public to be extra cautious when buying or selling items online after two violent assaults and thefts in as many days in Port Moody. At 8 p.m. on Jan. 6, police responding to reports of a fight in progress at the corner of St.