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The Triple O’s restaurant on Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge has been closed by a COVID-19 outbreak, but the service station remains open. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Three Maple Ridge businesses closed by COVID-19 outbreaks

Chrysler dealership, Triple O’s, Cann-Amm Exports hit by virus

The Triple O’s restaurant on Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge has been closed by a COVID-19 outbreak, but the service station remains open. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Firefighters respond to a vehicle fire at Haney Place Mall on Tuesday afternoon. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)

Pickup ‘exploded’ into flames in downtown Maple Ridge

Engine burst into flames in Haney Place Mall parking lot

Firefighters respond to a vehicle fire at Haney Place Mall on Tuesday afternoon. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
Bouquets for Baba volunteer Jan Hickman, right, puts up a display for their Mother’s Day campaign at Therapy. (Special to The News)

Bouquets needed for Ridge Meadows babas

Mother’s Day campaign to inspire donations for one or two years

Bouquets for Baba volunteer Jan Hickman, right, puts up a display for their Mother’s Day campaign at Therapy. (Special to The News)
Heather Treleaven. (Special to The News)

Honouree highlights work of Maple Ridge dementia task force

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s in May

Heather Treleaven. (Special to The News)
Councillors discuss tax increases during a Zoom meeting last week. The city budget will be back on the agenda Tuesday night. (Special to The News)

Councillors want to give Maple Ridge taxpayers a break

Budget back on the agenda Tuesday night for final reading

Councillors discuss tax increases during a Zoom meeting last week. The city budget will be back on the agenda Tuesday night. (Special to The News)
(Black Press files)

Thief drops wallet at Maple Ridge crime scene, arrested when he returned for it

Ridge Meadows RCMP grab two suspects in connection with catalytic converter theft

(Black Press files)
Art artist rendering of the new Pitt Meadows Fire Hall.

Work to begin on new Pitt Meadows firehall

Mayor and fire chief hold groundbreaking ceremony

Art artist rendering of the new Pitt Meadows Fire Hall.
A sign to students outside Pitt Meadows secondary. The school is not currently listed by Fraser Health as having COVID-19 exposures. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Hammond elementary has COVID-19 exposure

Latest of seven schools in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows district listed with exposure events

A sign to students outside Pitt Meadows secondary. The school is not currently listed by Fraser Health as having COVID-19 exposures. (Neil Corbett/The News)
RCMP are in the 18800-block of 122nd Avenue in Pitt Meadows Monday morning (April 26, 2021) as they investigate an overnight shooting that targeted the wrong home. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Wrong home targeted in Pitt Meadows shooting

Mounties received a call around 2:45 a.m. on Monday, April 26

RCMP are in the 18800-block of 122nd Avenue in Pitt Meadows Monday morning (April 26, 2021) as they investigate an overnight shooting that targeted the wrong home. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Jesse Sokol and Dena Jones started the Non-Judgmental Recovery Society that meets at the CEED Centre in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

New Maple Ridge drug recovery society makes no judgment

The Non-Judgmental Recovery Society meets weekly at the CEED Centre

Jesse Sokol and Dena Jones started the Non-Judgmental Recovery Society that meets at the CEED Centre in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Planter found in friend’s basement. (Special to The News)
Planter found in friend’s basement. (Special to The News)
Bob Mundell (left) with Shirley Dickie and Jack Toovey at a party in Pitt Meadows to celebrate Mundell’s Nobel prize. (Edward Lien - Special to The News)

Maple Ridge High Nobel winning economist dies, 88

Robert Mundell was known as the ‘father’ of the Euro

Bob Mundell (left) with Shirley Dickie and Jack Toovey at a party in Pitt Meadows to celebrate Mundell’s Nobel prize. (Edward Lien - Special to The News)
Entries in the Earth Day Maple Ridge photo contest. (Special to The News)
Entries in the Earth Day Maple Ridge photo contest. (Special to The News)
Aqua fit classes will be among the activities offered when Hammond Outdoor Pool opens on May 3. Registration begins on Sunday. (The News files)

Hammond Outdoor Pool set to open on May 3

Registration begins Sunday for Maple Ridge’s summer season facility

Aqua fit classes will be among the activities offered when Hammond Outdoor Pool opens on May 3. Registration begins on Sunday. (The News files)
(Neil Corbett/The News)

COVID-19 hits Maple Ridge city hall

Changes to public access will begin on Monday

(Neil Corbett/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)
Educators in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows will be getting a COVID-19 vaccination after being deemed a higher priority. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)

Educators in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows getting the jab

Fraser Health says vaccinations coming, many teachers already getting it by age

Educators in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows will be getting a COVID-19 vaccination after being deemed a higher priority. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
Previous water rescue in Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows (Black Press files)

Pitt Meadows fire attend water rescue

A boat is stranded upon a sand bank on the Pitt River

Previous water rescue in Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows (Black Press files)
Bhupinder Johar. (The News files)

Maple Ridge vet hoping for BC Human Rights Tribunal hearing against CVBC

College of Veterinarians of British Columbia denies discrimination

Bhupinder Johar. (The News files)
Constables Robertshaw and Mitchell were engaged in multiple investigations in the Pitt Meadows area. (Facebook/Ridge Meadows RCMP)
Constables Robertshaw and Mitchell were engaged in multiple investigations in the Pitt Meadows area. (Facebook/Ridge Meadows RCMP)