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Highrise causes concern

A resident in the Metrotown neighbourhood is concerned about a proposed highrise near the Maywood Community School. Laura Ballon does not think the location of the proposed 32-storey highrise was well thought out by the city.

Fundraiser set to help local fire victims

A fundraiser to help a family get back on their feet, following a house fire, is set for later this month.

What's up around Burnaby this weekend?

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. We've moved publication to our Friday editions. This week, we have some rummage sales, high school reunions and registration for a kids' swap meet.

Burnaby: Show us your city

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the Burnaby NOW's online photo galleries are a repository of millions of words of every kind, colour and shape.
New highrise sparks debate in city

New highrise sparks debate in city

Sovereign highrise in Metrotown will be the tallest building in Burnaby - if not the Lower Mainland

Burnaby exhibit includes art from local children

Diane Moran is hoping some of the kids, parents and teachers she's worked with over the years in creating art in Burnaby and New Westminster will come out for a special exhibit that includes some of their work.
PHOTOS: Burnaby gets in the 'Rhythm'

PHOTOS: Burnaby gets in the 'Rhythm'

Get a healthy start for the new school year

At the start of a new school year, our kids experience a mixture of anxiety and excitement. My daughter is just starting high school: a new school, new routines, new friends. My son experienced his last first day of school.

Burnaby set to host Rivers Day celebrations

This year's Rivers Day celebration will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Burnaby. Organizers are anticipating approximately 2,000 participants.

Police: Man charged with killing estranged wife

A local man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his estranged wife, whose body was found Aug. 27 in a suitcase in the Fraser River.
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