A young man is recovering after being found lying unconscious on the side of the road just south of Dalmeny during the early morning hours of Saturday, March 10. Continue reading “Man recovering after being found lying on side of Dalmeny Road”
Does Langham need a beefed-up police presence?
And if so, how much are residents willing to pay for the service?
That question will be on the ballot when residents vote in a plebiscite held in conjunction with a by-election for a town councilor position on Wednesday, September 20. The plebiscite is aimed at gauging public opinion and will provide Langham town council with direction, according to Langham Mayor John Hildebrand.
About 150 residents turned out for a public forum at the Langham Community Hall on Tuesday, September 12 to learn details about a proposal for expanding the Dalmeny Police Service to create a regional police force that would include the towns of Langham and Dalmeny.
While the plan for a regional police service would provide 24-hour policing, seven days a week through the addition of three full-time officers to the Dalmeny Police Service, it would also dramatically increase the cost to Langham ratepayers through a hike in property taxes. Continue reading “Regional police option aired at Langham public forum”