Langley Township

Melissa Carson submitted this photo of the train track near 248th Street in Langley Township. (Melissa Carson/Special to The Star)

PHOTO: A reader shares a Fraser Valley photo of a bright dawn sky

Melissa Carson snapped her picture of a train track near 248th Street

Melissa Carson submitted this photo of the train track near 248th Street in Langley Township. (Melissa Carson/Special to The Star)
Jocelyn Titus, founder of Earth Ninjas and Cleaning Up Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)

New year brings new call for residents to keep Aldergrove clean

Earth Ninjas founder Jocelyn Titus asks people to join garbage picks this January

Jocelyn Titus, founder of Earth Ninjas and Cleaning Up Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)
Oregon Spotted Frog (Greater Vancouver Zoo/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Greater Vancouver Zoo remains dedicated to local and global conservation efforts

2020 saw release of 505 adult Oregon spotted frogs, 1,458 tadpoles, and 146 western painted turtles

Oregon Spotted Frog (Greater Vancouver Zoo/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Township of Langley firefighters were called to a house fire on Dec. 26, 2020 in the 2000-block of 200th St. around 12:30 p.m. Three occupants were able to escape, but two dogs and a pet bird remain unaccounted for. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley firefighters were called to a house fire on Dec. 26, 2020 in the 2000-block of 200th St. around 12:30 p.m. Three occupants were able to escape, but two dogs and a pet bird remain unaccounted for. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
After much uncertainty if the event could go ahead, Christmas in Williams Park welcomed hundreds of guests for two weekends in December. (Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Organizer estimates 20,000 visited Williams Park this Christmas

Drive-thru light display was open to the public for two weekends only

After much uncertainty if the event could go ahead, Christmas in Williams Park welcomed hundreds of guests for two weekends in December. (Special to the Aldergrove Star)
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LETTER: Plow pushes snow right back on Langley man’s nice, clean sidewalk

A Walnut Grove resident just finished snow clearing when municipal crews came by Dec. 21

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Aldergrove legion branch #265 president Doug Hadley accepts a donation from Langley MP Tako van Popta. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove legion branch #265 receives $11,000 in federal funding

Government of Canada announced 14 million will be distribute to branches across the country

Aldergrove legion branch #265 president Doug Hadley accepts a donation from Langley MP Tako van Popta. (Special to The Star)
Township of Langley firefighters reported to a house fire in the 20500 block on 78th Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Firefighters battle blaze at boarded up Willoughby home

Crews were called to the area Tuesday evening

Township of Langley firefighters reported to a house fire in the 20500 block on 78th Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Robin and Michele Girouard’s home in Aldergrove, 27079 24a Ave, is decked with lights. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

CHRISTMAS LIGHT MAP: ‘We do it for the neighbours’

Nearly 10,000 lights cover Robin and Michele Girouard’s Aldergrove home

Robin and Michele Girouard’s home in Aldergrove, 27079 24a Ave, is decked with lights. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
A judge has ruled against the former tenant of Hangar 17 at the Langley Regional Airport and upheld their eviction. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Judge rules against Langley Airport tenant in hangar eviction battle

The tenant said they were losing access to millions of dollars worth of recent renovations

A judge has ruled against the former tenant of Hangar 17 at the Langley Regional Airport and upheld their eviction. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Sung Kim, owner of Aldergrove Return-It Depot, now welcomes oil, filters, and antifreeze. (Kari Kylo/Special to The Star)

Used oil recycling facility opens in Aldergrove

New program provides environmentally friendly system to recycle used oil and antifreeze materials

Sung Kim, owner of Aldergrove Return-It Depot, now welcomes oil, filters, and antifreeze. (Kari Kylo/Special to The Star)
Aldergrove residents have been leaving personalized decor along the green fence surrounding the Christmas tree in the Alder Inn lot. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Photos: Aldergrove shares holiday traditions and positive wishes

Residents left personalized decor along fence surrounding the Christmas tree in Alder Inn lot

Aldergrove residents have been leaving personalized decor along the green fence surrounding the Christmas tree in the Alder Inn lot. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
In its first year, the polar bear plunge at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre drew about 80 people. (Aldergrove Star files)

COVID curtails polar plunges around Lower Mainland, including Aldergrove

Dip held at Credit Union Community Centre swimming pool would have been in third year

In its first year, the polar bear plunge at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre drew about 80 people. (Aldergrove Star files)
Developers have widened parts of 208th Street in Willoughby, but the road still narrows to two or three lanes for much of its length. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

No money in 208th widening account yet, Township says

Councillors clashed again over the timing of widening the Willoughby road

Developers have widened parts of 208th Street in Willoughby, but the road still narrows to two or three lanes for much of its length. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Lights have gone up at 272nd Street and 28th Avenue so pedestrians can cross in a more safe manner. (Cashmere Roder/Special to The Star)

Lights officially working at 28th Ave and 272nd Street in Aldergrove

Motion was passed to install standards in March after pedestrians were struck in intersection

Lights have gone up at 272nd Street and 28th Avenue so pedestrians can cross in a more safe manner. (Cashmere Roder/Special to The Star)
Long lines have prompted Christmas at Williams Park organizers to make reservation option online. (Mariana Aramburu/Special to The Star)

Christmas at Williams Park sold out

Organizers ask people not to come if they don’t already have a reservation this weekend

Long lines have prompted Christmas at Williams Park organizers to make reservation option online. (Mariana Aramburu/Special to The Star)
2020 BC election ballot package. Photo credit: Black Press files

Langley school board byelection moves forward

No sign yet of provincial help with mail-in ballots during pandemic

2020 BC election ballot package. Photo credit: Black Press files
Gathering at Aldergrove Christmas tree on Saturday to help people grieve together. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Helping Aldergrove grieve this holiday season

Informal candlelight Christmas sing-a-long to be held Saturday at Aldergrove Christmas tree

Gathering at Aldergrove Christmas tree on Saturday to help people grieve together. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
The Passionate Home owner Carrie Thachuk, seen here in her Langley City store in McBurney Plaza on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, is selling a lot more than she used to over the internet (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

It could be a good Boxing Day for Langley merchants

Online shopping and a closed U.S. border could mean more business for local stores

The Passionate Home owner Carrie Thachuk, seen here in her Langley City store in McBurney Plaza on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, is selling a lot more than she used to over the internet (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to a fire in the 22100 block of 16th Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to a fire in the 22100 block of 16th Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)