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Driving through construction areas takes toll on vehicle

Summer is the main season for road construction, which means there's a good chance you'll hit a bump or two, or come across loose stones and other hazards associated with construction zones.

Quirky 'angel' never woke up

Vigil, celebration will remember popular teenager

Raccoon attacks on rise

Late summer means aggressive moms still with kits

Arts community gets cash boost

More money will be dished out by the City of Richmond next year in civic grants - and the main beneficiary will be the grossly under-funded arts community.

AroundTown

The Music at the Cannery series presents Vancouver indie singer/ songwriter Dave Hadgkiss on Friday, July 22 at 6: 30 p.m. at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, 12138 Fourth Ave. Admission by donation. For more information, visit The Beat Merchant at www.

Hundreds gather for funeral of Richmond philanthropist

Most people in Richmond had at least heard of Milan Ilich. And his popularity and high esteem in which he was held was never more evident Friday when hundreds of people turned out for a celebration of Ilichs life at the Richmond Funeral Home.

Minister defends EAO's pipeline review

Minister of Environment Terry Lake defended the work of the B.C.

Massive drug lab busted in Richmond

Five people have been arrested after cops uncovered a massive synthetic drug lab in suburban Richmond.

Murder rates down in Richmond and B.C.

Homicide rates in B.C. plummeted last year to their lowest level since statistics started being recorded, helping send Canada's murder rate to its lowest point since the mid-1960s. At 1.8 per 100,000 residents, B.C.

Many boomers opt to keep working beyond age 65; Richmond accountant plans to scale back his hours, devote more time to hobbies

Peter Kozak is a chartered accountant, but he's also a car buff, boater, cyclist and occasional guitar player. The active 63-year-old Richmondite will devote more time to these and other passions when he retires.