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The Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Katzie Community Response Network, (CRN), a subcommittee of the Seniors Network, is hosting a gathering to bring seniors together for an afternoon of fun and laughter. (Special to The News)

Celebrating greatest loves for good laughs this Valentine’s Day

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows seniors invited to take part in free social event

Putting on the Glitz helps ensure every graduating student can attend formal celebrations. (Special to The News)

Puttin’ on the Glitz supports grads in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Provides high school grads in need with formal attire

Thursday is family literacy day, but a local librarian suggests a love of books and storytelling should be a year-round passion. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Every day can be family literacy day

A Maple Ridge librarian tells her own story of how she shared her love of reading with her son

  • Jan 24, 2022
Thursday is family literacy day, but a local librarian suggests a love of books and storytelling should be a year-round passion. (Special to The News)
Chris Woloczko shared a series of winter scenics taken in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Local winter scenery captivates photographer

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  • Jan 25, 2022
Chris Woloczko shared a series of winter scenics taken in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
Eila, Ada, and Walter Rauma on the occasion of Ada’s 40th birthday. (Maple Ridge Museum & Archives P03869/Special to The News)

LOOKING BACK: A family’s journey from Finland via Toronto

Maple Ridge Museum curator shares story of Raumas, who settled in Webster’s Corners

  • Jan 23, 2022
Eila, Ada, and Walter Rauma on the occasion of Ada’s 40th birthday. (Maple Ridge Museum & Archives P03869/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge author Christine J. Logan shared this weather picture. “It’s not everyday one sees a rain puddle shaped like a beautiful heart,” she said. It was taken while walking home from work one day along Skillen Street. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Love found in a puddle

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  • Jan 24, 2022
Maple Ridge author Christine J. Logan shared this weather picture. “It’s not everyday one sees a rain puddle shaped like a beautiful heart,” she said. It was taken while walking home from work one day along Skillen Street. (Special to The News)
Carol McMillan shares a picture taken from the dikes in Maple Ridge during our recent cold snap that froze some of the local rivers and sloughs enough to allow for skating. These rinks were being enjoyed, the Golden Ears Mountains in the background. (Special to The News)

SHARE: What Maple Ridge looked like less than a month ago

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  • Jan 23, 2022
Carol McMillan shares a picture taken from the dikes in Maple Ridge during our recent cold snap that froze some of the local rivers and sloughs enough to allow for skating. These rinks were being enjoyed, the Golden Ears Mountains in the background. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Derrick Meal shared a series of weather pictures taken along the slough at Jerry Sulina Park, and from the Silver Bridge at Harris Road in Pitt Meadows. Among his photos are a series of red bushes. They are blueberries and he can’t wait until they’re back in season again. In the meantime, they stood out against the white of the snow and deep green of the evergreen trees, and the bright blue sky on a sunny winter day. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Excited for blueberries to be back in season

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  • Jan 22, 2022
Maple Ridge’s Derrick Meal shared a series of weather pictures taken along the slough at Jerry Sulina Park, and from the Silver Bridge at Harris Road in Pitt Meadows. Among his photos are a series of red bushes. They are blueberries and he can’t wait until they’re back in season again. In the meantime, they stood out against the white of the snow and deep green of the evergreen trees, and the bright blue sky on a sunny winter day. (Special to The News)
A monoprint using a gel plate by Greta Guzek called <em>White Shadow 1</em>. (The ACT Art Gallery/Special to The News)

Explore gel plate monoprinting in Maple Ridge

Singular/Serial: Contemporary Monoprinting will be at the ACT until Saturday, Feb. 19

A monoprint using a gel plate by Greta Guzek called <em>White Shadow 1</em>. (The ACT Art Gallery/Special to The News)
<em>Echoes of Mother Earth</em> runs from Saturday, Feb. 5 until Sunday, Mar. 27. (Pitt Meadows Art Gallery/Special to The News)
<em>Echoes of Mother Earth</em> runs from Saturday, Feb. 5 until Sunday, Mar. 27. (Pitt Meadows Art Gallery/Special to The News)
The first phase of the news playground development at Harris Road Park in Pitt Meadows is open on Thursday. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

New Harris Road Park playground equipment in Pitt Meadows

City invites residents to check out new elements starting Thursday

The first phase of the news playground development at Harris Road Park in Pitt Meadows is open on Thursday. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Adopt-A-Block will be at cleaning up along the Alouette River on Friday. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to the News)

Adopt-A-Block taking aim at Alouette River banks

Will be at Allco Park in Maple Ridge this Friday

Adopt-A-Block will be at cleaning up along the Alouette River on Friday. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to the News)
Maple Ridge artist Raeanne Schachter at Place des Arts where her exhibition Dames – Women With Stories is on display. (Jim Camozzi/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge artist celebrates first solo exhibition Dames – Women With Stories

Each piece uses a variety of processes including acrylics, collage and poetry.

Maple Ridge artist Raeanne Schachter at Place des Arts where her exhibition Dames – Women With Stories is on display. (Jim Camozzi/Special to The News)
The Rai family have donated $10,000 to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
The Rai family have donated $10,000 to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
Treena Innes, left, and Dr. Ursula Luitingh, with the Bouquets for Baba Giving Program, deliver flowers to McKenney Creek Hospice on Friday, Feb. 19. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Treena Innes, left, and Dr. Ursula Luitingh, with the Bouquets for Baba Giving Program, deliver flowers to McKenney Creek Hospice on Friday, Feb. 19. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Fraser Valley Bandits mascot Berry helps out at the Maple Ridge COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Haney Place Mall on Tuesday, as a little boy received his jab from pharmacist immunizer Ana Costa. Berry was handing out stickers. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Bandits pro basketball staff helping at Fraser Valley vax clinics

Will be on site at Haney Place Mall in Maple Ridge and Langley Events Centre

Fraser Valley Bandits mascot Berry helps out at the Maple Ridge COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Haney Place Mall on Tuesday, as a little boy received his jab from pharmacist immunizer Ana Costa. Berry was handing out stickers. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Sandi Thiessen got some photographs of a beaver during a walk along the dikes last Thursday, Jan.13. (Sandi Thiessen/Special to The News))

Busy beaver captured on camera along Maple Ridge dike

Walking group formed for those aged 55 and older as a social activity during pandemic

Sandi Thiessen got some photographs of a beaver during a walk along the dikes last Thursday, Jan.13. (Sandi Thiessen/Special to The News))
The Keg in Maple Ridge is a part of the Dine Out Vancouver Festival. (The Keg/Special to The News)
The Keg in Maple Ridge is a part of the Dine Out Vancouver Festival. (The Keg/Special to The News)
Mark Vosper with the Chamber of Commerce. (Special to The News)
Mark Vosper with the Chamber of Commerce. (Special to The News)