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PoMo drops four-storey homes

A zoning bylaw change approved at Tuesday's Port Moody council meeting has closed a loophole that allowed some residents to build four-storey homes. The old bylaw limited the height of a home to 10.5 m or three storeys (not including the basement).

Port Coquitlam big box proposal will get a second look

A proposal that would see a large commercial development built at Oxford Street and Lougheed Highway in Port Coquitlam on the site of a former car dealership needs more work before receiving council's approval.

Red tape cuts for movie theatres

Cuts to red tape will help movie theatres operators after the B.C. government moved to update the Motion Picture Act.

Bow shooting ban reconsidered in Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam councillors will reconsider an amendment to its firearms prohibition bylaw that would have banned crossbows and bow and arrows from being fired within the municipality. Coun.

Metal thieves put selves, others in danger, says Coquitlam RCMP

A rash of copper wire and pipe thefts in the Coquitlam area over the last couple of months has police calling on the public to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity.

Coquitlam River still in danger

The Coquitlam River is back on the list of the province's most endangered rivers.

Schoenborn hearing could be delayed

Child-killer Allan Schoenborn is requesting that the B.C. Review Board postpone his annual hearing, which was expected to take place next month, until some time in the fall.

Local teachers unhappy with Bill 22

Community centres and daycares across the Tri-Cities are open with activities to keep children busy - and out of the wind, rain and snow - as schools closed for a two-week spring break beginning Monday.

Trial begins for Coquitlam man accused of killing his mother

The trial of Blake Salemink, the young man accused of setting a house fire that killed his mother, begins this week in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. The fire tore through a home in the 2500-block of Burian Drive in Coquitlam at about 5 a.m.

Fire fighters tweet complaints

Port Moody firefighters took to the Twitter-verse over the weekend to complain about understaffing at Fire Hall #2 in Glenayre.
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