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The construction of the Evergreen Line continues in earnest. For the next three months, a big drill will be used to break up the ground along the CPR tracks along Clarke Street between Moody and Queens Street in Port Moody. As far as stuff that may affect drivers along there, watch for traffic control folks as construction vehicles are entering and exiting the area on Clarke Street.

Even though winter is still here, May Day in Port Coquitlam is coming up. They are looking for May Day Royal Party members to help with the celebrations. Applications are being accepted for Flower Girls, Princesses, and Lancers. If you have a child in Grades 1, 2, 4 or 5, get the application here, the deadline is Friday, January 30th, 2014.

As part of the preparations for the 2010 Olympics, the City of Vancouver put up a bunch of wayfinding signs. They’re the little information signs that tell you where you are and shows you what to see around the area. As part of the Evergreen Line coming to town, the City of Coquitlam is looking to do the same thing.

The Port Moody Library is offering free computer help. Adults can get one-on-one help from friendly teen volunteers. Help with any confounding technology problems can be had in the ParkLane room any Friday from 4:30-6pm until March 7th, 2014. No registration required, bring your devices or use the library’s laptop computers.

The Coquitlam History blog, in looking for information about the Pitt River, came across the story of George Leaf. The newspaper article from 1918 explains that the police located him in the Pitt River district, and are “closing in on their man, who, they expect, will fight to the death before surrendering himself.”

Finally, a couple weeks ago an unexpected visitor entered the front of the GianCarlo Italian Deli on Austin Avenue. The full story can be read from the Coquitlam Now, but really, the video speaks for itself.

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