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A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.

Hundreds of jobs, millions of dollars from logistics park

CPR at public meeting of Pitt Meadows council

A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.
Wanstall’s owner, Matt Mendel, poses with a 37mm anti-tank gun. *Not available for purchase. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge gun shop forced to put the safety on for COVID

Wanstall’s Sporting Goods will close their doors until Dec. 27 due to staff virus exposure

Wanstall’s owner, Matt Mendel, poses with a 37mm anti-tank gun. *Not available for purchase. (Special to The News)
There were 135 participants in the Maple Ridge Community Foundation’s Season of Giving Community Card Project. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Christmas card project targets isolated seniors in Maple Ridge

PERSONAL ACCOUNT: This is the first year for the community foundation’s Season of Giving card project

There were 135 participants in the Maple Ridge Community Foundation’s Season of Giving Community Card Project. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
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Woman sings Christmas song in Golden Ears Provincial Park to delight of onlookers
Downtown Maple Ridge BIA Win Your Wish contest
Archer Reid was the Ridge Meadows Hospital New Year baby
Polar Plunge Alouette Lake
Const. Britteny George has made more than 800 Christmas cards to hand out to seniors in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows RCMP officer made over 800 cards for seniors

With police carolling stopped by COVID, constable sent personalized greetings

Const. Britteny George has made more than 800 Christmas cards to hand out to seniors in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
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Maple Ridge council approves 3.6 per cent tax increase

Council defeats motion that would lower taxes during pandemic

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Local schools will benefit from gaming funds for parent advisory councils. (Maple Ridge Secondary School/File photo)

Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge school parent groups receive gaming funds

The provincial government announced funding for 1,300 groups

Local schools will benefit from gaming funds for parent advisory councils. (Maple Ridge Secondary School/File photo)
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School District 42 shop teacher suspended for professional misconduct

Had dangerously untidy shop, allowed students in vehicles on hoist

(THE NEWS/files)
Claudette Schulte, left, and Sheila Diebel, built a gingerbread church to raise the spirits of the residents at Sunwood Retirement Residence over the holiday season. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge friends create gingerbread church for local retirement residence

Church stands about 70 centimetres tall from the base to the tip of cross on the steeple

Claudette Schulte, left, and Sheila Diebel, built a gingerbread church to raise the spirits of the residents at Sunwood Retirement Residence over the holiday season. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Marilynn McDonald, left, and Vicki Laleune, volunteers with Christmas Haven wrap presents. (Christina Waschko/Special to The News)

Christmas Haven delivering this Christmas Eve across Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Christmas Haven provides Christmas dinner and gifts for those in need

Marilynn McDonald, left, and Vicki Laleune, volunteers with Christmas Haven wrap presents. (Christina Waschko/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge city hall. (News Files)

Maple Ridge council approves updated zoning bylaw

City’s current zoning bylaw has been in place since 1985

Maple Ridge city hall. (News Files)
COVID-19 (Pixabay)

Two more schools exposed to COVID-19 in District 42

Cases of virus at Pitt Meadows secondary and Eric Langton elementary

COVID-19 (Pixabay)
A Maple Ridge woman pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer with a weapon. (Black Press files)

Maple Ridge woman guilty of pepper spraying police officer

Assaulted officer during traffic stop in June near Revelstoke

A Maple Ridge woman pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer with a weapon. (Black Press files)
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Recruiting a new team to help those struggling with mental illness

Maple Ridge man leading Fraser Health’s efforts in his hometown

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Stephanie Marcil and Michael Vogel tie a four-metre-high tree to the top of their Honda Civic. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Stephanie Marcil and Michael Vogel tie a four-metre-high tree to the top of their Honda Civic. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
An early morning car fire in Maple Ridge on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, completely destroyed a four-door sedan (Nancy Townson/special to Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows News)

VIDEO: Car destroyed by fire in Maple Ridge

Blaze is being treated as suspicious by police

An early morning car fire in Maple Ridge on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, completely destroyed a four-door sedan (Nancy Townson/special to Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows News)
One of 31 holiday light displays that are part of a self-guided light tour to raise spirits this year. (Kim Dumore/Special to The News)
One of 31 holiday light displays that are part of a self-guided light tour to raise spirits this year. (Kim Dumore/Special to The News)
CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

From ‘The Natural Place’ to ‘The Industrial Place’

Pitt Meadows residents, council rally against CPR logistics park

CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
SD42 school board trustee Katie Sullivan staffed a Salvation Army kettle outside Save-On-Foods in the Westgate Shopping Centre Thursday morning. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Salvation Army kettle campaign only half way there

The ministry serving Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge hopes to reach its goal of $90,000 by Christmas

SD42 school board trustee Katie Sullivan staffed a Salvation Army kettle outside Save-On-Foods in the Westgate Shopping Centre Thursday morning. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Protesters of all ages gathered together in Maple Ridge to draw attention to the plight of Indian farmers. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Indian community rally around striking farmers in India

Almost 100 sign-bearing protesters showed support at Lougheed Hwy. and Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Protesters of all ages gathered together in Maple Ridge to draw attention to the plight of Indian farmers. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)
Harry Dhillon is the new superintendent for School District 42. (SD42/Special to The News)
Harry Dhillon is the new superintendent for School District 42. (SD42/Special to The News)