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New six-storey apartment proposed along Marshall Road

New six-storey apartment proposed along Marshall Road

Building would be second new apartment on dead-end Eleanor Avenue

New six-storey apartment proposed along Marshall Road
Twenty-five gold-plated fire hydrants on Eagle Mountain were repainted by the city in 2018. Left: Jocelyn Wagner photo; Right: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

How an Abbotsford neighbourhood got – and lost – its gold-plated hydrants

Staff warned 25 years ago that it was a bad idea to allow developer to install golden hydrants

Twenty-five gold-plated fire hydrants on Eagle Mountain were repainted by the city in 2018. Left: Jocelyn Wagner photo; Right: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
COLUMN: Cities should enlist teenagers to clear sidewalks for absentee owners

COLUMN: Cities should enlist teenagers to clear sidewalks for absentee owners

Connecting shovelers with property owners could make cities more walkable after a snow storm

COLUMN: Cities should enlist teenagers to clear sidewalks for absentee owners
Premier John Horgan at Thursday’s announcement. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Highway One to be widened east to 264th Street in Langley

The $235 million project includes upgrades to overpasses and a rail bridge

Premier John Horgan at Thursday’s announcement. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Abbotsford banquet hall lawsuit withdrawn

Abbotsford banquet hall lawsuit withdrawn

Plaintiffs had said rejection of 2015 plan relied on bad staff report

Abbotsford banquet hall lawsuit withdrawn
Luanne Patterson asked the city to get motorists to slow down along Clayburn Road, where the 30 km/h speed limit is rarely obeyed. File photo

City to put brakes on Clayburn Road speeders

City of Abbotsford staff asked to come up with plan to slow traffic in historic neighbourhood

Luanne Patterson asked the city to get motorists to slow down along Clayburn Road, where the 30 km/h speed limit is rarely obeyed. File photo
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Abbotsford finances and reserves ‘in good shape’

Financial assets much improved since 2011 infrastructure projects pushed city into red

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Abbotsford City Hall File photo

Living wage on city radar, but officials wary of ‘snap decision’

Siemens says implications of requiring workers be paid at least $15.90 need to be examined

Abbotsford City Hall File photo
New quarry could put Sumas Prairie at risk, city says

New quarry could put Sumas Prairie at risk, city says

Council objects to possible gravel operation above pump station keeping Sumas Lake from re-forming

New quarry could put Sumas Prairie at risk, city says
Dolphin Crescent and Beaver Street are among area roads that may receive sidewalk improvements this year. City of Abbotsford image

Council approves sidewalk projects

See which neighbourhoods are slated to get new walkways

Dolphin Crescent and Beaver Street are among area roads that may receive sidewalk improvements this year. City of Abbotsford image
Massive new industrial facility set for Abbotsford

Massive new industrial facility set for Abbotsford

Manufacturing plant will be one of biggest buildings in city and employ hundreds

Massive new industrial facility set for Abbotsford
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City of Abbotsford seeking feedback on new plans

Public asked to weigh in on ideas behind transportation, parks and City Centre plans

Abbotsford city hall.
Abbotsford wants to know how much it would cost to build a fleet of vehicles that use greener sources of fuel, including natural gas and electric power. File photo

Abbotsford wants to know how much it will cost to buy greener vehicles

Study commissioned to consider benefits of buying natural gas trucks, electric and hybrid cars

Abbotsford wants to know how much it would cost to build a fleet of vehicles that use greener sources of fuel, including natural gas and electric power. File photo
Abbotsford city staff behind failed request to remove poop logo image

Abbotsford city staff behind failed request to remove poop logo image

Web provider refused notice to remove satirical graphic

Abbotsford city staff behind failed request to remove poop logo image
Some Abbotsford residents to face significant tax hikes, others decreases

Some Abbotsford residents to face significant tax hikes, others decreases

Uneven assessment means some will benefit, others will pay much more

Some Abbotsford residents to face significant tax hikes, others decreases
Should Abbotsford ask to use ALR land for industrial parks?

Should Abbotsford ask to use ALR land for industrial parks?

Sites in Bradner and near airport identified for possible job lands

Should Abbotsford ask to use ALR land for industrial parks?
Hundreds of homes south of Highway 1 are currently governed by land use contracts, which must be abolished by 2024. City of Abbotsford image

Council, residents of affordable Abbotsford neighbourhood presented with three land use options

Neighbours has objected last year to proposal to build large home in area

Hundreds of homes south of Highway 1 are currently governed by land use contracts, which must be abolished by 2024. City of Abbotsford image
Abbotsford turns to Plan B to fix Fraser Highway congestion

Abbotsford turns to Plan B to fix Fraser Highway congestion

Funding sought for $7 million project to alleviate persistent traffic issues

Abbotsford turns to Plan B to fix Fraser Highway congestion
A blogger modified the City of Abbotsford’s logo, seen here unaltered, with a piece of feces in place of the tree after the 2013 chicken manure incident involving a homeless camp.

City of Abbotsford logo altered with image of poop will stay online

Web company rejects plea to remove image created by blogger following 2013 chicken manure incident

A blogger modified the City of Abbotsford’s logo, seen here unaltered, with a piece of feces in place of the tree after the 2013 chicken manure incident involving a homeless camp.
Spiritual centre project rejected by Abbotsford council

Spiritual centre project rejected by Abbotsford council

Proposal inconsistent with several city policies and not supported by province

Spiritual centre project rejected by Abbotsford council