A 79-year-old man died after a fire swept through his Alberta Street home.
New Westminster fire chief Tim Armstrong had a Lego fire station under one arm and a dump truck under the other as he reported for duty at 6: 55 a.m. Wednesday.
A recent apartment fire in New Westminster serves as a reminder about the need to call 911, says Fire Chief Tim Armstrong.
A New Westminster family's savings went up in smoke on the weekend after fire destroyed their home.
New Westminster fire chief Tim Armstrong will lead a city delegation to the East Coast of the United States to evaluate post-disaster efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
During a tour of Honour House Nov. 2, De Genova's pride is obvious-not just for the structure, but also the way the project came together as a labour of love for the hundreds who volunteered time, labour and cash to make this dream a reality. De Genova mentions too many names, groups and associations to include here, but some of the key contributors are B.C. Housing, the Vancouver Regional Construction and B.C. construction associations, Portico interior design, Houle Electric, Walter Francl Architects, the New Westminster Rotary Club, Wesgroup financial, Scott Construction and the City of New Westminster.
The City of New Westminster will seek answers about why it wasn't notified earlier about the recent earthquake off the B.C. coast.
Pancake breakfast open house, Shiloh Sixth Avenue United Church (progressive and radically inclusive), 9 a.m. Sunday worship at 11 a.m. with children's church and nursery room, 1111 Sixth Ave. Info: www.shiloh-6ave.net or 604-522-3443.
The city's emergency management department is on the move.
A longtime Richmond firefighter is taking on one of the top jobs in New Westminster Fire and Rescue Service.
The number of city employees topping the $100,000 is holding steady at 66, but more employees are hitting the $75,000 mark.
While he's been hailed as a hero for helping a neighbour out of a burning building, the experience has given Royal City resident David Francoeur a sense of belonging in his new community.
The annual Ratstravaganza is returning to the Royal City.
The City of New Westminster has asked emergency vehicles to refrain from driving on the waterfront esplanade as much as possi-ble until an inspection determines why some of the brick pavers are becoming loose.
For the fifth year in a row, New Westminster residents have shown how much they care for local kids at the Christmas for Kids toy drive held Wednesday morning at the Paddlewheeler Pub at Westminster Quay.
The campaign for the civic election, which is exactly a month away, officially got underway following last Friday's deadline for candidates to file nomination papers. Before voters head to the polls, candidates will talk about a range of issues, including development, taxes and transportation, among others. The Optimist asked:
The Hyack Festival Association is urging young women to consider its popular ambassador program.
Sit in Fire Chief Tim Armstrong's office overlooking the corner of Sixth Avenue and McBride Boulevard and it's not the beautiful scenery that catches your eye.
A fire that destroyed a residential complex under construction in Richmond has provided some lessons for other municipalities considering six-storey wood frame buildings.