Theresa McManus

End of an era as longtime New West jewelry store set to close

Cartwright Jewelers is inviting folks to “come by and share a memory and say goodbye” as a local institution prepares to close its doors. While owner Susan Cartwright-Coates has considered it a...

New West condo owners launch petition in response to insurance crisis

Soaring insurance premiums are causing panic among some condo owners. Asifa Lalji, who owns a condo in Anchor Pointe at the Quay, said her strata had been anticipating increases to their insurance...

Construction to start on new Pattullo Bridge in coming months

Work on a $1.4-billion replacement for the aging Pattullo Bridge will get underway this year. Premier John Horgan and provincial officials gathered at Westminster Pier Park on Monday afternoon to...

Queensborough residents raise concerns about proposed industrial facility in New West

Starla Lodell moved to Queensborough four years ago thinking it would be a healthy place to live. Now, she’s worried she may have to move. Lodell was among more than 100 people who attended a...

New West paves the way for pot shops on Sixth Street and 12th Street

Two pot shops have cleared one of the hurdles on the path to opening in New West. New Westminster city council held public hearings on Monday night related to two cannabis shops proposed in the...

New Westminster highrise with separate entrances for renters heading to hearing

A 29-storey building that includes a mix of strata and rental units is heading to public hearing later this month. Orr Development Corp. is proposing to build a mixed-used development that includes...

Hotel and condos could be part of plan to revitalize New Westminster’s Columbia Theatre

The City of New West considered a proposal to build a 22-storey mixed-use residential and commercial development on the Columbia Theatre site

Queensborough-to-Quay ferry returns to New Westminster

The Q to Q ferry, which carries passengers from Westminster Quay to Queensborough, will be sailing back to New Westminster this month. The service will run daily from May 19 to October 28.  “The...

New Westminster mayor says six-lane Pattullo Bridge should connect Coquitlam and Surrey

New Westminster Mayor Wayne Wright said if Coquitlam and Surrey want a six-lane replacement for the Pattullo Bridge, they can have it – on their own turf.