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Boost in Coquitlam board of education expenses

Tri-City school trustees' wages and expenses tripled in 2011/'12, according to School District 43's latest financial figures, and a conference in Boston may be behind in the spike in expenses for some of them.

Turning on the taps in Belcarra

A sub-aquatic water line linking North Vancouver with Belcarra is complete and approximately 300 homeowners and one million visitors to Belcarra Regional Park will be the beneficiaries.

Port Coquitlam passes anti-bullying resolution

Port Coquitlam council vote unanimously in favour of a resolution that instructs staff to create a bylaw that would make it an offence to bully in the municipality.

Jesse Penner's killer facing charges for incident that occurred while behind bars

Ryan Crossley, the 22-year-old responsible for the death of Port Coquitlam's Jesse Penner, will not be released from prison when his six-year sentence comes to an end next week.

Amanda Todd one of the world's most Googled names

Amanda Todd, the name of a Port Coquitlam girl who died in October after posting a video about her struggles was one of the most searched in the world in 2012, according a ranking of search trends by the search engine giant Google.

Police lockdown elementary school

Coquitlam RCMP closed off an elementary school on Wednesday afternoon after three students believed they saw an armed man walking through the school yard. Cpl.

Trustees' expenses climbed last year

School District 43 trustees spent a total of $18,226 in expenses last year, according to the latest statement of financial information for the 2011/2012 school year.

Langley business wins Evergreen contract

The last of the early works contracts for the Evergreen Line has been awarded to Langley-based Pedre Contractors Ltd. to install underground power lines in Coquitlam.

Christmas comes early for centennial committees

The Port Coquitlam and Port Moody centennial planning committees got an early Christmas gift in the form of hefty cheques from the federal government.

Holiday road blocks already catching impaired drivers

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, police are conducting road checks to ensure drivers aren't too full of the festive spirit.