Northern Main also to be a “Complete Street” Paddling the Rideau Island The O-Train’s A-Coming
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 »

Northern Main also to be a “Complete Street”

Northern Main also to be a “Complete Street”

Potential New Crossing on Colonel By Drive By John Dance Plans to complete the northern end of Main Street are well underway, driven by the need to replace aging water… Read more »

Paddling the Rideau Island

Paddling the Rideau Island

By Tara Hogeterp On Saturday, September 9, nearly 25 canoes and kayaks slipped into the quiet waters of the Rideau Canal at the Clegg Street dock across from the Canal… Read more »

The O-Train’s A-Coming

The O-Train’s A-Coming

By John Dance When Phase 1 of Ottawa’s light rail transit (LRT) system hits the tracks next summer, residents of Old Ottawa East will be able to get downtown in… Read more »

Fifth-Clegg Footbridge Construction: What to Know, How to Prepare for Detours

Fifth-Clegg Footbridge Construction: What to Know, How to Prepare for Detours

By Miranda Brethour Construction is finally set to move forward on the much-anticipated Fifth-Clegg footbridge. With the funding now in place, crews will start on the Glebe side around mid-September… Read more »

From the Mainstreeter board

From the Mainstreeter board

Bonnie Weppler, Secretary, Board of Directors The Mainstreeter I’ve been thinking about risk lately. I consider myself fairly risk-tolerant in most areas of my life. For example, days after graduating… Read more »

Heritage Status: Does it pay to complain?

Heritage Status: Does it pay to complain?

By Ron Rose In the middle of June, more than 160 homeowners in Old Ottawa East woke up to discover their homes were being considered for designation on the City… Read more »

Welcome from Lady Evelyn’s New Principal

Welcome from Lady Evelyn’s New Principal

By Brian Begbie Brian Begbie is the new Principal of Lady Evelyn Alternative School. He joined the team in June 2017. This fall marks the school’s 128th year of operation,… Read more »

Local Man Helps Collect 150 Canadian Stories of Peace for New Book

Local Man Helps Collect 150 Canadian Stories of Peace for New Book

“Peace comes in many forms,” says Old Ottawa East resident Yves Morneau. He should know, having spent decades living and working in conflict-torn areas around the world. Now retired, he… Read more »

New perennial garden at Main and Riverdale

New perennial garden at Main and Riverdale

By Meredith Newberry It’s been said it takes a village to raise a family. Now, the same can be said of a new garden on Main Street. A group of… Read more »

OOECA 2018 fall membership campaign

OOECA 2018 fall membership campaign

By Suzanne Johnston As Old Ottawa East (OOE) continues to transform itself, OOE has many new residents to welcome. The fall campaign for 2018 memberships starts in early September and… Read more »

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