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Library patrons rack up the overdue fines

Port Moody library book borrowers paid a whopping $82,809 in late fees last year, but with the growing shift towards late-fee-free ebooks and online video streaming, money like that could soon be a thing of the past.

Summertime means more cops

'Tis the season for heightened policing, the Coquitlam RCMP warn.

Nine months for grow-op

A Coquitlam man has received a nine-month jail sentence for his role in a marijuana grow operation located in the Eagle Ridge area.

PoMo ends flirtation with Love Locks

The honeymoon is over before it began.

Large item collection OK'd

Port Moody is going private with its large-item garbage collection after canceling its annual $65,000 spring clean-up program late last year.

Residents pitch-in to combat vandalism

Tim Kelley lives near a school and he knows the sound of trouble brewing. If he hears the sound of clinking glass, he leaps to a window to see what's going on and he hopes Tri-City residents will do the same this summer.

Coq. industrial land sales, leasing slow

With economic uncertainty and major road construction in the Highway 1 corridor, industrial property tenants in Coquitlam are taking a wait-and-see approach to extending their leases or expanding their operations.

Port Moody fire hall approved

After months of debate at Port Moody city hall and a very public spat with the city's firefighters union, Port Moody city council narrowly voted Tuesday to build a new $11-million Port Moody Fire Department headquarters close to its present site.

Business owner wants Evergreen compensation

When Hong Lee learned in 2007 that the Evergreen Line alignment ran right through the property where his business is located, he knew it was only a matter of time before he had to move.

History is on track in Moody

The Port Moody Station Museum is inviting residents to celebrate a milestone in the city's history with a party and a trip back into time.