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Loud and busy on Halloween

Coquitlam Mounties were five times busier on Halloween than on an average Monday and were kept hopping over the weekend, too, responding to a large number of disturbances and noise complaints related to fireworks. Cpl.

Canucks honour Fox family

The family of Port Coquitlam hometown hero Terry Fox - and the foundation built around the cancer crusader - was recognized last Saturday by the Vancouver Canucks.

Coquitlam business owners win entrepreneur awards

Two Coquitlam business owners were rewarded for their entrepreneurial endeavors at the 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards on Oct.19, during small business week.

PoCo needs two new turf fields, says parks staff

A growing number of people involved in recreation activities matched with an increased expectation for field quality is putting stress on many of Port Coquitlam's outdoor sports facilities.

Three injured in Port Coquitlam house fire

Three people are in hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire ripped through a home in the Citadel Heights neighbourhood of Port Coquitlam Thursday night.

Dispute between union, labour council in PoCo

Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore may have received the endorsement of the New Westminster District Labour Council (NWDLC) but not all labour organizations will be backing his bid for re-election.

Be careful with heating work, BBB warns

The cool autumn weather has arrived and, for many people, now is the ideal time to have your furnace serviced or upgraded before the busy winter season starts.

Summer school busy

School District 43 is considering expanding its summer school skill-building programs to make them available to more elementary school students.

Grant money issued

Port Coquitlam councillors will consider a proposal that would see $5,000 in community cultural development grants doled out to two local organizations.

More talk on connector

Skeptics on Port Moody council didn't derail a visioning exercise between the city and TransLink to determine the fate of Murray and Clarke streets now that an overpass is off the to-do list.