Langley Township

The development plan for a proposed Willoughby building showing a possible library site. (Pollyco/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township council says no to delay in considering Willoughby library

One councillor called for a system-wide review before making a decision

The development plan for a proposed Willoughby building showing a possible library site. (Pollyco/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Some examples of spray-painted graffiti found by Fort Langley resident Bryan Miller, who is scheduled to appear before Langley Township council on March 8 to argue for a bylaw that would restrict spray paint sales to minors (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Age limit for spraypaint sales would reduce graffiti, Fort Langley petition organizer says

Bryan Miller proposes bylaw similar to other cities in Canada and the U.S. to ban sales to minors

Some examples of spray-painted graffiti found by Fort Langley resident Bryan Miller, who is scheduled to appear before Langley Township council on March 8 to argue for a bylaw that would restrict spray paint sales to minors (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township deputy elections officer Bob Wilson said 376 people voted in person at advance polls in this month’s byelection. (Langley Advance Times files)

Few votes cast so far in Langley school board byelection

Fewer than 400 people have voted early or by mail so far

Langley Township deputy elections officer Bob Wilson said 376 people voted in person at advance polls in this month’s byelection. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) asked several questions to the seven candidates in the Langley School Board byelection. (DPAC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

School board byelection candidates answer DPAC questions

The District Parents Advisory Council quizzed the candidates about their views

Langley District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) asked several questions to the seven candidates in the Langley School Board byelection. (DPAC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Abbotsford playwright, Shelley Picard, wrote an original work called A New Normal, which will be performed by Gallery 7. (Special to The Star)

Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre offers local works and clean comedy for virtual season

Panic Squad improv, a play by resident Shelley Picard, and The Little Price, are on tap this spring

Abbotsford playwright, Shelley Picard, wrote an original work called A New Normal, which will be performed by Gallery 7. (Special to The Star)
Langley Township council will debate a plan for a 3.99 per cent property tax increase this year. (Langley Advance Times files)

UPDATED: Township council votes yes on 3.99 per cent property tax increase

Council discussed why next year’s projected tax increase was 7.51 per cent

Langley Township council will debate a plan for a 3.99 per cent property tax increase this year. (Langley Advance Times files)
Aldergrove Star files

Langley Township preparing dementia action plan to support older adults

Dementia Friends Virtual Forum will be held online, 12 to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23

Aldergrove Star files
Langley Mustangs athlete Jade Lenton got in an off season speed workout under the lights at McLeod Athletic Park this month. Thanks to some creative flexibility during the COVID-19 pandemic, the club membership numbers are close to pre-virus levels (Langley Mustangs Track and Field Club video)
Langley Mustangs athlete Jade Lenton got in an off season speed workout under the lights at McLeod Athletic Park this month. Thanks to some creative flexibility during the COVID-19 pandemic, the club membership numbers are close to pre-virus levels (Langley Mustangs Track and Field Club video)
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Langley City offers sites for mass vaccination

Fraser Health to decide which sites, if any, to use

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Victims treated at the scene when an Aldergrove deck collapsed on April 19, 2019, ranged in age from 15 to 83. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press Media)

Multiple Aldergrove deck collapse lawsuits moving toward trial

Judges are holding case management conferences to deal with the dozens of participants

Victims treated at the scene when an Aldergrove deck collapsed on April 19, 2019, ranged in age from 15 to 83. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press Media)
Maureen Brown and her roommates asked for help finding a new place after the Township bought the home they’ve rented for the last few years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Renters facing eviction from Township-owned house ask for aid

The locals were helped by a tenants right group

Maureen Brown and her roommates asked for help finding a new place after the Township bought the home they’ve rented for the last few years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Dozens of Aldergrove residents gifted a Valentines care package full of chocolates to a well-known local, nicknamed ‘radio Brian.’ (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove resident gifted Valentine’s care package from the community

‘Radio Brian,’ as he is commonly known, resides in assisted living and was given an array of treats

Dozens of Aldergrove residents gifted a Valentines care package full of chocolates to a well-known local, nicknamed ‘radio Brian.’ (Special to The Star)
Brad Richter and Candy Ashdown (top left and center) hosted the seven candidates for the Langley school board by-election on Wednesday, Feb. 17. (Zoom)

Trustee candidates put best foot forward at all-candidates meeting

The virtual gathering gave candidates a chance to speak to voters before Feb. 27.

Brad Richter and Candy Ashdown (top left and center) hosted the seven candidates for the Langley school board by-election on Wednesday, Feb. 17. (Zoom)
Township firefighters rescued a dog trapped on a lake in the area of 228 Street and 24 Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 17 around 10 a.m. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Dog rescued after falling through ice on Langley lake

Firefighters remind public to be cautious around frozen waterways

Township firefighters rescued a dog trapped on a lake in the area of 228 Street and 24 Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 17 around 10 a.m. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
(Black Press Media files)

Artistic sustainability challenge returns to Langley

Langley Centennial Museum and Langley Arts Council partners to offer juried upcycling art exhibit

(Black Press Media files)
Six black axcess box shipping containers have been stolen from. an Aldergrove residence. (Robert Smith/Special to The Star)

Owner asks for help finding six shipping containers stolen from Aldergrove residence

Boxes disappeared between 9:45 p.m. and 1 a.m. from 264th and 36th Ave on Wednesday, Feb. 10

Six black axcess box shipping containers have been stolen from. an Aldergrove residence. (Robert Smith/Special to The Star)
Firefighters were called to 2135 240th St. at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to find smoke showing from a chicken barn. (Google)
Firefighters were called to 2135 240th St. at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to find smoke showing from a chicken barn. (Google)
Otter Co-op liquor store in Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Star files)

Otter Co-op set to acquire Liquor Depot, Liquor Barn and Wine Cellar stores

Transaction is expected to close on March 31, and could bring an additional $85 million in sales

Otter Co-op liquor store in Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Star files)
Members got creative training their dogs in their own backyards and homes and shared videos with other 4-H club members. (Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: 4-H in a pandemic year

Anabelle Dos Santos, club reporter for Woodlands Hare and Hound 4H club, reflects on her first year

Members got creative training their dogs in their own backyards and homes and shared videos with other 4-H club members. (Special to The Star)
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LETTER: Council has ‘gall’ to ponder 4% tax hike

Property taxes: Township politicians should prepare to be ousted come the next election

  • Feb 15, 2021
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