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Two PoCo residents face 64 counts of fraud

Two Port Coquitlam residents are facing 64 counts of credit card fraud after North Vancouver RCMP arrested the pair last week.

UPDATED: Police seek suspect in PoCo Safeway robbery

The Coquitlam RCMP are searching for a suspect after the Safeway in Port Coquitlam was robbed last month. According to Mounties, the robbery took place around 7 p.m.

IKEA plants trees at Coquitlam's Mundy Park

Employees at the Coquitlam IKEA will be planting trees at Mundy Park next week as part of its Pick a Tree, Plant a Tree program in support of Tree Canada This is the company's 16th tree planting event and gives employees the opportunity to restore gr

Port Coquitlam council to vote on budget

Port Coquitlam councillors are expected to vote on the final reading of the 2012-2016 financial plan during Monday night's meeting. The the first three readings of the budget, which calls for a 2.

Be smart with your smartphone, says Coquitlam RCMP

An increase in smartphone thefts has prompted the Coquitlam RCMP to warn the public to be more vigilant when using their devices.

Port Coquitlam heritage could soon have a new home

History may have a new home in Port Coquitlam. PoCo Heritage and Cultural Society could soon be operating a museum at the former 10,000 Villages retail space on McAllister Avenue, next to city hall.

More answers needed on new RCMP contract: Coq. council

Coquitlam council members say they'll use a workshop this week in Whistler to speak with other Lower Mainland politicians about the new RCMP contract. And some want to talk about the possibility of a municipal police force.

Port Moody considers ban on shark fins

Possessing or selling shark fins in Port Moody could net you a $500 fine under a new business licence bylaw that received first three readings at Tuesday's council meeting.

Get to know your H2O

Coquitlam will promote the value of drinking water - from the tap - at the first Coquitlam Farmers Market of the season on Sunday. The city will have a booth at the market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Garden gets okay in PoCo

Port Moody council agreed to waive the permit application fees for a community garden at the corner of Clarke and St. Johns streets despite traffic, parking and soil quality concerns.