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Aldergrove Town Centre development for phase one is expected to be completed in 2024 (Janda Group/Special to The Star)

Pre-sales start for Aldergrove’s new town centre

Mall site will be developed into a mixed-use site with four buildings

Aldergrove Town Centre development for phase one is expected to be completed in 2024 (Janda Group/Special to The Star)
Langley residents can dispose of household hazardous waste, such as leftover paint, at the Household Hazardous Waste Event, Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 at the George Preston Recreation Centre (Township of Langley/Special to The Star)

Langley community invited to prevent household dangers by disposing hazardous waste

Disposing of hazardous waste can prevent a fire or explosion in houses

Langley residents can dispose of household hazardous waste, such as leftover paint, at the Household Hazardous Waste Event, Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 at the George Preston Recreation Centre (Township of Langley/Special to The Star)
Five artists took part in the ‘Art Crawl at the Hall’ event on Sunday, Oct. 3 on the front lawn of the historic Fort Langley community hall. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Art Crawl at the Hall’ in Fort Langley

Outdoor exhibition was held on front lawn of historic community hall

Five artists took part in the ‘Art Crawl at the Hall’ event on Sunday, Oct. 3 on the front lawn of the historic Fort Langley community hall. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Noah Trulsen, the Maple Ridge athlete, let behind a legacy of kindness. (Lorraine Trulsen/Special to The News)

Perform an act of kindness, urges mother of late Maple Ridge athlete ‘with the heart of a giant’

Family to mark the day of Noah Trulsen’s passing with this giving-activity

Noah Trulsen, the Maple Ridge athlete, let behind a legacy of kindness. (Lorraine Trulsen/Special to The News)
An estimated 1,000 people turned out for the annual giant pumpkin contest and weigh-in at Langley’s Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery on Saturday, Oct. 2. Two new B.C, records were set. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
An estimated 1,000 people turned out for the annual giant pumpkin contest and weigh-in at Langley’s Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery on Saturday, Oct. 2. Two new B.C, records were set. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The tale featured on the StoryWalk is <em>Bob’s and LoLo’s Run Salmon Run</em> (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Learn about salmon life cycle in rural Langley park

Township installs StoryWalk project in Williams Park in time to celebrate BC Rivers Day

The tale featured on the StoryWalk is <em>Bob’s and LoLo’s Run Salmon Run</em> (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Oregon Spotted frogs have been on the list of endangered animals since 1999 (Cody Gampe/Special to The Star)

Greater Vancouver Zoo wins award for special program

Zoo has been acknowledged for its Oregon spotted frog recovery program

Oregon Spotted frogs have been on the list of endangered animals since 1999 (Cody Gampe/Special to The Star)
On the last day of September, Maryalice Wood captured this “stunning scene” during what she called golden hour on the Bedford Channel in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Oct 3, 2021
On the last day of September, Maryalice Wood captured this “stunning scene” during what she called golden hour on the Bedford Channel in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
LAPS has a virtual gala Oct. 23 with boxes of gourmet goodies delivered to ticketholders. (LAPS/Special to Black Press Media)
LAPS has a virtual gala Oct. 23 with boxes of gourmet goodies delivered to ticketholders. (LAPS/Special to Black Press Media)
Community Station House, the new neighbourhood hub, is getting ready for the whole community to enjoy it. (Madison McKenzie/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Find a little bit of everything at Aldergrove’s new hub

Aldergrove Community Station House will be a new neighbourhood centre for the community

Community Station House, the new neighbourhood hub, is getting ready for the whole community to enjoy it. (Madison McKenzie/Aldergrove Star)
M.J. Kim noticed the trees turning fall colours while walking in Langley City on Firday, Sept. 24, 2021. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

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  • Oct 2, 2021
M.J. Kim noticed the trees turning fall colours while walking in Langley City on Firday, Sept. 24, 2021. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Self-guided cranberry tours are back for the second year at The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm. (Madison McKenzie/the Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Fort Langley farm inviting visitors to take selfies with their crimson crop

The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm is having self-guided tours until Oct. 9.

Self-guided cranberry tours are back for the second year at The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm. (Madison McKenzie/the Aldergrove Star)
The pigs at Aldergrove-based Happy Herd farm are looking for more tasty treats this pumpkin season. (Tiffany Akins/Aldergrove Star files)

Happy Herd Farm Sanctuary looking for tasty donation

Pumpkins aren’t only a pig favourite, donkeys, goats, and chickens love tasting the seasonal treat

The pigs at Aldergrove-based Happy Herd farm are looking for more tasty treats this pumpkin season. (Tiffany Akins/Aldergrove Star files)
Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Park is ranked the second best course in Canada (Facebook/Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Park)

Aldergrove disc golf course throwing a fun day Saturday

This is the first year Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Course has hosted an open house event

Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Park is ranked the second best course in Canada (Facebook/Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Park)
People wrote messages on laminated hearts that were attached to wooden crosses at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Huge crowds show up to Langley’s community-based reconciliation day event

Signs at arboretum helped educate public about Canada’s residential school system

People wrote messages on laminated hearts that were attached to wooden crosses at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The Beauty Shop Dolls performed at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, as part of the activities for International Day of Older Persons, a United Nations designation. It’s also known as National Seniors Day in Canada. (Langley Advance Times files)

Did someone say free pie? Langley seniors centre hosts social

Friday, Oct. 1 is National Seniors Day, and the local centre has organized a tasty gathering

The Beauty Shop Dolls performed at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, as part of the activities for International Day of Older Persons, a United Nations designation. It’s also known as National Seniors Day in Canada. (Langley Advance Times files)
Jaspreet and Priya Toor are the owners of What’s Pop Inc. (Jaspreet Toor/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove sisters bring the treat to trick or treating

Customized balloon pops are an option for kids who can’t go door to door

Jaspreet and Priya Toor are the owners of What’s Pop Inc. (Jaspreet Toor/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor

1,000 km route opens northern Vancouver Island to bikepackers

Bikepacking combines ultralight backpacking and bicycle touring

The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor
Self-guided cranberry harvest tours run until Oct. 9 at the Riverside Cranberry Farm (above). (Joy Ruffeski/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Jumping in a lake of cranberries

Fort Langley farmers launch self-guided tours of their bog that take up to two hours

Self-guided cranberry harvest tours run until Oct. 9 at the Riverside Cranberry Farm (above). (Joy Ruffeski/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Petrina Arnason (left) with volunteer Teresa Spring, read a decades-old article about her mother then-alderman Muriel Arnason on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Alder Grove Heritage Society museum, as part of Community Heritage Day. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times) (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: More than just telephones: Alder Grove Heritage Society museum marks Community Heritage Day

New additions to archives include newspaper articles and photos from the Aldergrove Star

Petrina Arnason (left) with volunteer Teresa Spring, read a decades-old article about her mother then-alderman Muriel Arnason on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Alder Grove Heritage Society museum, as part of Community Heritage Day. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times) (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)