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PoMo fire hall concerns not the reason for exit

Jeff Lambert says when he decided to "finally pull the pin" on his five-and-a-half-year career as Port Moody fire chief on May 2, the decision was less an explosive reaction to mounting pressure between the city and fire department over disagreements

City aims to make it easier to move

Getting around Coquitlam in a wheelchair or walking with a cane should be a little easier in the future after the city updates its design guidelines and sidewalk maintenance policies to improve accessibility.

PoMo looks at taking out the trash - big trash

Port Moody city council will consider a motion to contract out large-item garbage collection in place of the annual spring cleanup collection that was cancelled last October.

Coquitlam OKs amateur MMA

Coquitlam city council gave the green light to amateur mixed martial arts events Monday in a move that will likely see the first sanctioned MMA fight at the Boulevard Casino by the fall.

Derelict buildings an issue?

A Port Coquitlam resident is calling on the city to do more about abandoned, derelict buildings after three suspicious fires occurred on the weekend.

Three new parks are on the way for Burke

Coquitlam residents living on Burke Mountain will soon be able to take a stroll in one of three new area parks being built this year. Lori MacKay, Coquitlam's general manager of parks, said the second phase of Marguerite Park - a 4.

Evergreen Line has landed - a little bit

It's one small step for Port Moody and one giant leap of faith for the Evergreen Line. The Evergreen Line project board asked Port Moody city council last week to sign off on making a tiny 2.5 sq.

First shots over the bow in B.C. teacher talks

With the carrot being stability in schools come September, the BC Teachers' Federation is holding out the stick of teachers' job action in a bid to speed up provincial contract negotiations.

Cities hosting public events for cup finals

COQUITLAM The city of Coquitlam will be holding public TV viewing of Stanley Cup games on multiple television screens - as well as a variety of pre-game and intermission activities - at two public locations.

PoMo station development brings up privacy concerns

The developer behind The Station, Port Moody's latest mixed-use condo project planned for St. Johns Street, is asking the city for an expansion on the project, a matter that will be debated at a public hearing June 14.