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Maple Ridge council has chosen a concept for development of the Yennadon Lands.

Maple Ridge council chooses a plan for Yennadon Lands

25 hectare site will be developed as employment lands

Maple Ridge council has chosen a concept for development of the Yennadon Lands.
A massive fire broke out at the CP Rail yard in Port Coquitlam in 2018 after a train collided with a truck carrying ethanol. (Black Press files)

CP’s logistics yard brings new level of fire hazard to Pitt Meadows

Fire department will need more career firefighters and training: Larsson

A massive fire broke out at the CP Rail yard in Port Coquitlam in 2018 after a train collided with a truck carrying ethanol. (Black Press files)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Pitt Meadows city hall and residents oppose new CP Rail operation

Company announces plans for CP Logistics Park: Vancouver

Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
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LETTER: Pointing out an issue is not ‘shaming,’ reader argues

Duncan has been as strong advocate for the community, and hopefully can continue in that role

  • Nov 30, 2020
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New Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall supports hiring more full-time firefighters. (The News files)

Pitt Meadows approves four new career firefighters

New council will have added six over three years

New Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall supports hiring more full-time firefighters. (The News files)
Maple Ridge city hall. (THE NEWS – files)

Maple Ridge city council approves Lougheed transit corridor concept plan

Plan aims to create an urban environment with a focus on pedestrians, bicycles, and green features

Maple Ridge city hall. (THE NEWS – files)
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LETTER: Councillor demonstrates her ‘major commitment’ to her job

Reader impressed by Maple Ridge council member’s devotion

  • Nov 19, 2020
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Route B and Route F are the two routes recommended by consultants.

Council considers key east-west route through Maple Ridge

Latest report on extending Abernethy Way to 256th Street

Route B and Route F are the two routes recommended by consultants.
Coun. Kiersten Duncan is recovering from a motor vehicle accident on May 3. (The News files)

Maple Ridge councillor criticized for nodding off in meeting

Duncan said chest pains had kept her awake for two days before online meeting

Coun. Kiersten Duncan is recovering from a motor vehicle accident on May 3. (The News files)
Council considered a report showing gaps in its recreation infrastructure, despite recent investment.

Council puts new pool, rec facilities on the table

Facilities gap analysis shows half of users dissatisfied

Council considered a report showing gaps in its recreation infrastructure, despite recent investment.
Langley City council voted to appoint councillor Gayle Martin (R) to the Metro Vancouver board of directors in place of mayor Val van den Broek (L). The decision was made at a closed-door meeting of council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (file)

Langley City mayor says her removal from Metro board of directors is example of continued in-fighting

‘I’m not the mayor they wanted’ Val van den Broek says of the council members who voted against her

Langley City council voted to appoint councillor Gayle Martin (R) to the Metro Vancouver board of directors in place of mayor Val van den Broek (L). The decision was made at a closed-door meeting of council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (file)
Pitt Meadows and Metro are making an announcement today in the Codd Wetland Ecological Conservancy Area.

Metro making parks announcement in Pitt Meadows

Monday morning press conference in Codd Wetland

Pitt Meadows and Metro are making an announcement today in the Codd Wetland Ecological Conservancy Area.
A scan of WWI vet R.F.C. Thomson’s official letter of resignation from Pitt Meadows City Council in September of 1915. (Pitt Meadows Museum - Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows First World War vet resigned from city council to fight

Local museum unearthed RFC Thomson’s resignation letter after city donated wealth of old docs

A scan of WWI vet R.F.C. Thomson’s official letter of resignation from Pitt Meadows City Council in September of 1915. (Pitt Meadows Museum - Special to The News)
Phase three of Onni’s Golden Ears Business Park is before council Tuesday.

New look for Golden Ears Business Park in Pitt Meadows

Zoom webinar allows public to share thoughts with council on Tuesday

Phase three of Onni’s Golden Ears Business Park is before council Tuesday.
Maple Ridge council has prohibited more vape stores in the city. (Black Press files)

Maple Ridge council moving to prohibit more vape stores

Four existing stores vape shops would be grandfathered under new regulations

Maple Ridge council has prohibited more vape stores in the city. (Black Press files)
The Muse Cannabis store in Maple Ridge would be one of up to eight in B.C., along with two locations in Vancouver and others in Deep Cove, Courtenay and Campbell River. (Special to The News)

Split decision: Maple Ridge council deals with two retail cannabis stores

The Muse goes to public hearing, Chronic Cannabis’ application raised questions

The Muse Cannabis store in Maple Ridge would be one of up to eight in B.C., along with two locations in Vancouver and others in Deep Cove, Courtenay and Campbell River. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows mayor Bill Dingwall. (THE NEWS/files)

Pitt Meadows residents paid property taxes on time

Mayor lauds property owners and city hall spending cuts

  • Oct 4, 2020
Pitt Meadows mayor Bill Dingwall. (THE NEWS/files)
Work continues on the creation of a new autonomous RCMP detachment in Pitt Meadows. (The News files)

Work continues on Pitt Meadows own RCMP detachment

City studying whether to renovate offices or build new detachment

Work continues on the creation of a new autonomous RCMP detachment in Pitt Meadows. (The News files)
The province and City of Pitt Meadows have planned changes to the intersection at Harris Road and Lougheed Highway. (Google)

Changes planned for Harris/Lougheed intersection in Pitt Meadows

Public consultation planned this fall

The province and City of Pitt Meadows have planned changes to the intersection at Harris Road and Lougheed Highway. (Google)
Maple Ridge residents could see their tax bills increase by $140 for the average home. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge council looking at 4.25 per cent tax increase

‘Pick list’ could increase or reduce spending during November’s budgeting

Maple Ridge residents could see their tax bills increase by $140 for the average home. (Special to The News)