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Vegetable oil spill in Abbotsford this morning

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

photo from Kevin Macdonald

photo from Kevin Macdonald

Crews have spent the morning cleaning up a mess in the McDonalds parking lot at Whatcom Rd. Assistant fire chief Craig Bird says around 8:30 a garbage truck was lifting a steel bin when a hydraulic line burst and caused a spill.

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RCMP believe bear spray assualt was targeted

Posted on by grant.sigaty

RCMP_CrestWebsiteA 17 year old teen boy was assaulted and hit with bear spray Tuesday afternoon at around 2 PM near the library on Second avenue.

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Salvation Army looking for help with their annual Christmas campaign

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

christmas kettleThe Salvation army is looking for volunteers to help out with the kettle campaign in Abbotsford and Mission.

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Infection control warning regarding Abbotsford acupuncture centre

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Fraser Health says a warning has been raised about a health hazard at the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Centre, located on McCallum road in Abbotsford.fraser health

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Mayor and outgoing councilors say farewell

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banmanCouncillor SmithBill-Macgregor1

It was emotional night Monday at Abbotsford council, as those who will not be a part of the new council said their farewells.

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Abbotsford releases voting numbers by age and neighborhood

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ballot_boxAbbotsford’s voting turnout was just over 37% in this last municipal election, but you can’t blame the teenagers.

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New Abby trustee eager to get into schools

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election freddy lathamFreddy Latham is one of two new faces on Abbotsford school board, along with Phil Anderson.

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Students in Mission denied trip to Japan thanks to thieves

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

Students from Heritage Park Secondary in Mission hoping to go to Japan had their hopes dashed when their fundraising efforts were stolen.

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Banman not looking for turning points in election

Posted on by grant.sigaty

bruce banmanBruce Banman says the voters are never wrong and that he takes satisfaction in the fact that the mayor race was so close, despite his loss.

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Breaking down the Abbotsford election

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UFV political science professor Hamish Telford says the Abbotsford mayor race was very competitive during the campaign but says the result was even closer than he expected.

Telford says it’s been refreshing to see the last two mayor races decided on actual issues.

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