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Evergreen delay won't hurt Coquitlam's 125th plans

A delay in the opening of the Evergreen Line will not affect 125th birthday programming and celebrations the city of Coquitlam had scheduled for the summer of 2016.

Lots of thoughts on the Fremont connector in Port Coquitlam

More than 250 responses came in this month and last on the city of Port Coquitlam's consultation for a major road due to be built from Burke Mountain to Lougheed Highway.

Port Coquitlam city hall to demolish a downtown building

An aging Port Coquitlam building that was last used as a public health unit will be torn down. This week, PoCo council voted to demolish the one-storey structure at 2266 Wilson Ave. rather than upgrade it.

Burke Mountain residents not happy with mail service

Several Burke Mountain residents are questioning the security of their mail delivery after discovering a wide-open community mailbox last week on Dayton Street.

Budget plans, finances topic of discussion at School District 43

A warm winter means more teachers and special education assistants in the classroom as School District 43 was able to pump money saved from snow clearing and heating costs back into schools.

Coquitlam fire wasn't suspicious; residents need help

A fire that badly damaged a Glen Drive apartment complex and left close to 100 people homeless in Coquitlam on Monday is not considered suspicious.

Walk 2Talk this Sunday in support of anti-bullying initiatives

Preparations are underway for the Walk 2Talk taking place Sunday in support of Tri-City youth and a pilot texting platform to help those struggling with bullying, mental health and other troubling issues.

Fund setup for Coquitlam fire victims

Residents looking to help out people displaced by Monday night's apartment fire on Glen Drive can now make donations at a local financial institution.

Coquitlam RCMP still searching for credit card theft suspect

Coquitlam RCMP are renewing calls for information on a woman wanted for allegedly using a stolen credit card to buy electronic goods at Coquitlam Centre in July 2013.

Tire, wheel theft probe rolls out charges for Coquitlam couple

A large police investigation resulted last month in two Coquitlam residents being charged in connection with more than 30 tire and wheel thefts.