Langley Township

Fort Langley Cemetery was created as a local community burial plot in 1881, and is one of the oldest cemeteries in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Council mulls allowing mausoleum in old Fort Langley cemetery

Councillors had some concerns about the possibility of a new way to inter families

Fort Langley Cemetery was created as a local community burial plot in 1881, and is one of the oldest cemeteries in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
It’s no longer 80th Avenue. With the opening the 216th overpass, the road to TWU has been renamed University Drive. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: What’s the real motive behind renaming Langley road?

University District erases historic names of several areas

  • Oct 31, 2020
It’s no longer 80th Avenue. With the opening the 216th overpass, the road to TWU has been renamed University Drive. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley Township council daytime meeting prevents resident involvement

A newcomer to the community is concerned about working people not being able to local politics

  • Oct 26, 2020
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BC Liberal candidates Michael de Jong and Bruce Banman are projected to win in Abbotsford West and Abbotsford South, respectively. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Aldergrove Liberals de Jong and Banman heading to Victoria, say Highway 1 widening will be focus

In Abbotsford-Mission, BC Liberal Simon Gibson in close race against NDP’s Pam Alexis

BC Liberal candidates Michael de Jong and Bruce Banman are projected to win in Abbotsford West and Abbotsford South, respectively. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Aldergrove legion Branch 265 president Doug Hadley presents a poppy to Langley Township mayor Jack Froese. (Madeline Roach/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Poppy sales begin at Aldergrove legion branch #265

Branch president Doug Hadley shared the poem Who is a Veteran to begin the time of remembrance

Aldergrove legion Branch 265 president Doug Hadley presents a poppy to Langley Township mayor Jack Froese. (Madeline Roach/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Langley Township council met by Zoom on Oct. 19, 2020 to debate cannabis shop applicants. (Zoom screenshot/special to the Langley Advance Times)

Cannabis stores move to next stage of approval in Langley Township

The council has whittled down the number of applications considerably

Langley Township council met by Zoom on Oct. 19, 2020 to debate cannabis shop applicants. (Zoom screenshot/special to the Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley has 8,763 licensed dogs, while the City has 1,809, according to numbers provided by each municipality on Oct. 15, 2020. (File)

Most popular dog names and breeds in Langley

More than 10,000 dogs in total are registered to the Langleys

Township of Langley has 8,763 licensed dogs, while the City has 1,809, according to numbers provided by each municipality on Oct. 15, 2020. (File)
Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Township tackles retail cannabis applications

The meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 19

Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
Members of the Township of Langley Fire Department dawn pink for 2020 Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Jhim Burwell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley firefighters go pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Donation benefits Canadian Cancer Society

Members of the Township of Langley Fire Department dawn pink for 2020 Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Jhim Burwell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Capt. Morley Sagert, accompanied by his family, was honoured with a ‘walk out’ ceremony following his retirement shift at firehall #8 - Walnut Grove. (Jhim Burwell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Captain retires after 29 years of service in Langley

A 60-year-old Township firefighter retires, trading the job for travel and family time

  • Oct 8, 2020
Capt. Morley Sagert, accompanied by his family, was honoured with a ‘walk out’ ceremony following his retirement shift at firehall #8 - Walnut Grove. (Jhim Burwell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
An LED streetlight. (Black Press Media files)

LED streetlight plan to save Langley Township thousands

The new lights will slash power consumption and cost less

An LED streetlight. (Black Press Media files)
Township councillor steps down while running for MLA

Township councillor steps down while running for MLA

Margaret Kunst won’t be at council meetings until after Oct. 24

Township councillor steps down while running for MLA
Former Langley Township councillor and RCMP officer Grant Ward has died at the age of 80. (Langley Advance Times files)

Longtime Langley Township councillor Grant Ward dies

The former councillor served for a dozen years under three mayors

Former Langley Township councillor and RCMP officer Grant Ward has died at the age of 80. (Langley Advance Times files)
The pool at the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience re-opened in Aldergrove this August. Langley Township council is considering re-opening W.C. Blair as well. (Black Press Media files)

Council debates opening next pool – W.C. Blair or Walnut Grove?

Costs are higher for Walnut Grove, park staff say

The pool at the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience re-opened in Aldergrove this August. Langley Township council is considering re-opening W.C. Blair as well. (Black Press Media files)
Langley craft beer brewers lobbied for bigger patio spaces so they could serve people during COVID-19. (Photo submitted)                                Langley craft beer brewers lobbied for bigger patio spaces so they could serve people during COVID-19. (Photo submitted)

Langley expanded patios could be in place until fall of 2021

The province is allowing the expanded patios to stay in place for another year

Langley craft beer brewers lobbied for bigger patio spaces so they could serve people during COVID-19. (Photo submitted)                                Langley craft beer brewers lobbied for bigger patio spaces so they could serve people during COVID-19. (Photo submitted)
Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Council to consider $6 million water treatment plan for Murrayville, Brookswood

Several areas saw their water turn dark brown last fall

Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
Nora Cashato, 12, organized a petition to preserve the Fort Langley Outdoor Pool after she learned about its coming closure from her mother, Rachelle. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Council puts Fort Langley pool replacement on pause

This is the last chance to answer an online survey about the project

Nora Cashato, 12, organized a petition to preserve the Fort Langley Outdoor Pool after she learned about its coming closure from her mother, Rachelle. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Volunteers and neighbours gathered last Saturday to help clean up a family’s yard after a wind storm. (Jocelyn Titus/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove family grateful for community support after falling tree claims resident’s life

Following a wind storm on Sept. 24, more than 25 people came to clean up the family’s littered yard

Volunteers and neighbours gathered last Saturday to help clean up a family’s yard after a wind storm. (Jocelyn Titus/Special to The Star)
Fort Langley’s rainbow crosswalk was installed in 2017. On Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, the Township has consented to one between the school district and RCMP buildings in Murrayville. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley East Liberal candidate denies NDP accusation of homophobia over crosswalk vote

Margaret Kunst said she has worked with LGBTQ youth with her PuCKS charity

Fort Langley’s rainbow crosswalk was installed in 2017. On Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, the Township has consented to one between the school district and RCMP buildings in Murrayville. (Langley Advance Times file)
Mayor Jack Froese (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley surveys its residents about building sustainable community

Township encourages people to have their say about climate action before Oct. 16

  • Sep 29, 2020
Mayor Jack Froese (Langley Advance Times files)