Maple Ridge News Staff

Elder abuse can manifest itself in many forms, including emotional, financial, physical and even sexual abuse. (Photo contributed)

Wear purple for World Seniors Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

Abuse incidents up as seniors in Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows face more social isolation due to COVID

Elder abuse can manifest itself in many forms, including emotional, financial, physical and even sexual abuse. (Photo contributed)
Program to increase digital literacy among older adults to be operated out of Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Community Services. (Special to The News)

New seniors digital literacy program to be offered in Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows

Community Services was one of 29 non-profit service agencies to receive an Active Aging Plus grant

Program to increase digital literacy among older adults to be operated out of Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Community Services. (Special to The News)
Summer Learning programs are open for registration. (File)
Summer Learning programs are open for registration. (File)
School bus registration closes Wednesday, June 30. (The News files)

School bus registration open for Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows students

Fees will be refunded if transportation services cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

School bus registration closes Wednesday, June 30. (The News files)
Ethan Page, left, and Nicky Walton received Excellence in Arts Scholarship Awards in music. (Special to The News)

SD42 artists awarded scholarships from Maple Ridge arts centre

Awards handed out for more than 20 years

Ethan Page, left, and Nicky Walton received Excellence in Arts Scholarship Awards in music. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows fire chief Mike Larsson said a quick-thinking neighbour helped keep a utility trailer fire from causing serious damage to a residence (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News file)

Neighbour with garden hose helped save Pitt Meadows home

Helped to prevent fire in trailer from spreading to nearby house

Pitt Meadows fire chief Mike Larsson said a quick-thinking neighbour helped keep a utility trailer fire from causing serious damage to a residence (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News file)
On Friday, May 14 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, Michael Caan joined a very elite club of golfers who have shot under 60 (Instagram)
On Friday, May 14 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, Michael Caan joined a very elite club of golfers who have shot under 60 (Instagram)
Maple Ridge player Larissa Franklin puts the ball in play during a Canada Cup game. On Wednesday, May 11, she was named to the final roster of Canada’s Olympic softball team. (file)
Maple Ridge player Larissa Franklin puts the ball in play during a Canada Cup game. On Wednesday, May 11, she was named to the final roster of Canada’s Olympic softball team. (file)
Maple Ridge Seniors Village is one of five members of the British Columbia Seniors Living Association. (The News files)

BC Seniors Living Association’s Seal of Approval goes digital

Better quality of life the goal for member communities like those in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Maple Ridge Seniors Village is one of five members of the British Columbia Seniors Living Association. (The News files)
Students across school district watched videos and did activities geared towards mental health. (Special to The News)

National day of mental health marked by Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows school district

Child and Youth Mental Health Day started by FamilySmart in 2007

Students across school district watched videos and did activities geared towards mental health. (Special to The News)
Approximately $1.6 million was provided by the province to support the Foundry’s virtual services, including the development of the new Foundry app. (The News files)

New app to help youth access mental health and substance use supports

New Foundry BC app to complement services at Foundry Ridge Meadows

Approximately $1.6 million was provided by the province to support the Foundry’s virtual services, including the development of the new Foundry app. (The News files)
Chef Trevor Randle, center, will be hosting a free, family-friendly cook-along on May 8. (Special to The News)
Chef Trevor Randle, center, will be hosting a free, family-friendly cook-along on May 8. (Special to The News)
The team at West Coast Dream Homes Ltd. in Maple Ridge took home best renovation between $200,000-$399,999. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge homebuilders win industry award

West Coast Dream Homes was a finalist in three categories for HAVAN awards

The team at West Coast Dream Homes Ltd. in Maple Ridge took home best renovation between $200,000-$399,999. (Special to The News)
Pascale Shaw holds one of 400 sprouting pumpkin plants to be available for pick-up in about one week. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge pumpkin growing contest is getting underway

More than 400 pumpkin plants will be available next week for free contest

Pascale Shaw holds one of 400 sprouting pumpkin plants to be available for pick-up in about one week. (Special to The News)
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Two fires in one day kept Pitt Meadows crews busy

Two multiple unit buildings were evacuated Saturday

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Dr. Michael Ungar, left, and Dr. Jody Carrington, are the speakers at the SD42 2021 virtual convention.(Special to The News)

Nurturing resilience in children is theme at SD42 convention

Registration on now for staff and parents/guardians

Dr. Michael Ungar, left, and Dr. Jody Carrington, are the speakers at the SD42 2021 virtual convention.(Special to The News)
Kevin Goossen, last seen in Pitt Meadows on Tuesday, April 27, has been found. (Special to The News)

Update: Missing man from Pitt Meadows found safe

RCMP thank the public for their help

Kevin Goossen, last seen in Pitt Meadows on Tuesday, April 27, has been found. (Special to The News)
A recent meeting of UPlan on the topic of mental health. (The News files)

Maple Ridge students to be featured on Toronto podcast

Sunday’s live stream will be on youth mental health

A recent meeting of UPlan on the topic of mental health. (The News files)
Dr. Jennifer Mervyn, left, and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith, will be speaking at event. (Facebook/STORM Stop Overdose Ridge Meadows)

Strengthening resiliency in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Free event will be an evening of stories, strategies, and conversations

Dr. Jennifer Mervyn, left, and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith, will be speaking at event. (Facebook/STORM Stop Overdose Ridge Meadows)
Two employees who drive for work review a safety checklist before getting behind the wheel. (Kupicoo - iStock photo)

Road Safety at Work offers free webinar

Small businesses in Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows can ensure they keep driving employees safe

Two employees who drive for work review a safety checklist before getting behind the wheel. (Kupicoo - iStock photo)