Reverend Victoria Scott – New Priest Announced at Ascension Church Our Neighbours – Meet Dave Longbottom & Carrie Colton: For This Echo Drive Couple, Collaboration is the Essence of Community Art Beat – Tim Hunt’s Main Street Sketches
Reverend Victoria Scott – New Priest Announced at Ascension Church

Reverend Victoria Scott – New Priest Announced at Ascension Church

Mary Crawford The Church of the Ascension has announced that Reverend Victoria Scott is the new priest of the Echo Drive Anglican church. Her appointment as the spiritual head of… Read more »

Our Neighbours – Meet Dave Longbottom & Carrie Colton: For This Echo Drive Couple, Collaboration is the Essence of Community

Our Neighbours – Meet Dave Longbottom & Carrie Colton: For This Echo Drive Couple, Collaboration is the Essence of Community

Dianne Wing Dave Longbottom and Carrie Colton believe in collaboration and that collaboration is community. While his first career as a technology executive and entrepreneur saw him travel the world,… Read more »

Art Beat – Tim Hunt’s Main Street Sketches

Art Beat – Tim Hunt’s Main Street Sketches

Tim Hunt Tim Hunt explores his community outfitted with a small sketchbook, pen, and watercolour kit. In our regular feature, he shares the pages from his sketchbook and tells the… Read more »

Art Beat – OOE Artist Feature: Activism Through Artphotographers Jake Morrison and Jim Lamont

Art Beat – OOE Artist Feature: Activism Through Artphotographers Jake Morrison and Jim Lamont

Tanis Browning-Shelp Photographer Jake Morrison and his partner Jane Keeler care deeply about Ottawa’s green space. In Old Ottawa East (OOE), Morrison curated the rotating photographic gallery at The Green… Read more »

Colonel By Drive and Queen Elizabeth Driveway Are Now Slower, But Is That Better?

Colonel By Drive and Queen Elizabeth Driveway Are Now Slower, But Is That Better?

John Dance We received about 100 comments from residents who expressed strongly held but varying opinions on the reduction of the speed limit on the Rideau Canal parkways from 60… Read more »

Controversy Surfaces Over Brantwood Park Tennis and Pickleball Courts

Controversy Surfaces Over Brantwood Park Tennis and Pickleball Courts

    David Henderson Tennis and pickleball players who make use of the Brantwood Park courts are well aware of the work the City of Ottawa has undertaken this fall to lay-in… Read more »

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend :  Old Ottawa East is Running Territory, and The Journey to The Start Line Begins Soon

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend : Old Ottawa East is Running Territory, and The Journey to The Start Line Begins Soon

Theresa Wallace If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we should pursue our dreams when we can. As Theresa Wallace explains, if your body is good to go… Read more »

Our Community – At Lady Evelyn School History of Local WW2 Heroes Brought Home to Students

Our Community – At Lady Evelyn School History of Local WW2 Heroes Brought Home to Students

John Dance The astounding contributions of Lady Evelyn School’s students to Canada’s Second World War “Fighting Forces” were literally brought home to the school’s current students at their Remembrance Day… Read more »

Our Community – Citizens rally to preserve Brantwood Gates Tradition

Our Community – Citizens rally to preserve Brantwood Gates Tradition

John Dance The important and longstanding tradition of honouring Canadian veterans at Old Ottawa East’s Brantwood Gates has continued this year thanks to the efforts of many community members, several… Read more »

The Greening of Colonel By Drive – NCC Will Address Lopsided Canal Tree Coverage

The Greening of Colonel By Drive – NCC Will Address Lopsided Canal Tree Coverage

Mainstreeter Staff Improvements to the tree-barren stretches of Colonel By Drive will be made, MP Yasir Naqvi told Old Ottawa East (OOE) residents at the recent OOE Community Association (OOECA)… Read more »

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