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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.

Fun in the sun Sunday for PoCo Polish festival

Asia Machaj wears a Goralski costume while sharing a laugh with her dance partners before hitting the stage during Polish Culture and Heritage Day held Sunday at Port Coquitlam's Leigh Square and the adjacent Elks Hall.

Towering concerns on Austin

If there's one message Coquitlam city council got this week, it's that it's hard to get people's attention - even when something big is happening in their neighbourhood.

Coquitlam pair's video 'weaving' technology wins award

Imagine watching a live concert or Canucks game on TV and being able to rotate the camera angle 360 degrees and watch multiple views of the same event in real time.

MONEY TALK: Make some money from that holiday get-away

If you have a winter or summer residence that lays empty during the off-season, you may have considered renting it out when you aren't using it.