A Bird-en Worth Having? Creepy or Majestic? The jury on crows is still out in Old Ottawa East Momos Coming to Main Street; Family prepares to live and work in OOE Elgin and Hawthorne: You Could Be Next! City considers turning portions into complete streets
The Mainstreeter is Looking for a New Editor

The Mainstreeter is Looking for a New Editor

The Board of Directors of the Mainstreeter Community Newspaper are currently recruiting a new Editor-in-chief to begin in summer 2017. This is a home-based volunteer position for a resident of… Read more »

Main Street Retail Emerges From the Dust

Main Street Retail Emerges From the Dust

By Ron Rose When residents first learned that Main Street would be under construction for two years, one of their concerns was the potential impact the work would have on… Read more »

Main Street Re-opens, Readers Speak Out

Main Street Re-opens, Readers Speak Out

When traffic began circulating again in Old Ottawa East, we asked some of our far-flung correspondents to weigh in on the new Main Street. The O’Reillys of Harvey Street actually… Read more »

A Bird-en Worth Having? Creepy or Majestic? The jury on crows is still out in Old Ottawa East

A Bird-en Worth Having? Creepy or Majestic? The jury on crows is still out in Old Ottawa East

By Leslie Anne Michelson Old Ottawa East residents are baffled by thousands of crows that have descended on the city – and the neighbourhood – this winter. The birds have… Read more »

Momos Coming to Main Street; Family prepares to live and work in OOE

Momos Coming to Main Street; Family prepares to live and work in OOE

By Joe Paraskevas The day Andrew Lay met Su Xinhui, the woman who would become his wife, she pulled him vigorously off the street in the south China city of… Read more »

Elgin and Hawthorne: You Could Be Next! City considers turning portions into complete streets

Elgin and Hawthorne: You Could Be Next! City considers turning portions into complete streets

By Robb Barnes Elgin Street and Hawthorne Avenue will soon become friendlier to cyclists and pedestrians, City of Ottawa officials told people at a public consultation last month. The consultation… Read more »

Hosers Victorious

Hosers Victorious

The Old Ottawa East Hosers triumphed in the 10th annual Councillor’s Cup Januray 28, emblematic of shinny supremacy in the centre of the nation’s capital. In the final game, the… Read more »

Paved River Pathway Coming to OOE This Year

Paved River Pathway Coming to OOE This Year

By John Dance By the end of this year, Old Ottawa East will finally have a multi-use pathway along most of its Rideau River corridor. One of the pathway’s key… Read more »

Ask Rainbow: How do I prepare my four-year-old for kindergarten?

Ask Rainbow: How do I prepare my four-year-old for kindergarten?

By Roxeanne Marberl How do I prepare my four-year-old for kindergarten? Starting school in September can be a scary time for some children. As parents, we want to ensure we… Read more »

Crows, Snow and So Much More: OECA Update

Crows, Snow and So Much More: OECA Update

By Phyllis Odenbach Sutton, President, Ottawa East Community Association Despite a massive black cloud of crows over much of Old Ottawa East, deep snow burying the landscape, soil contamination in… Read more »

Rededication of the Brantwood Place Heritage Gates

Rededication of the Brantwood Place Heritage Gates

By Martin (Malph) Maltais, President, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 595, Strathcona On behalf of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 595 I would like to extend to you, an invitation to attend the rededication of… Read more »

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