‘Midtown’ bridge receives missing funding Greystone grocer won’t be a giant Main Street transformation a ‘complete street’ success
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 »

‘Midtown’ bridge receives missing funding

‘Midtown’ bridge receives missing funding

By John Dance Thanks to the recent commitment from Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi, the Fifth-Clegg footbridge is one step closer to improving the quality of life for residents of… Read more »

Greystone grocer won’t be a giant

Greystone grocer won’t be a giant

By Joe Paraskevas If you had hopes of roller-skating up and down the aisles of the new grocery store expected on Main Street, you might want to leave the wheels… Read more »

Main Event BBQ serves hundreds

Main Event BBQ serves hundreds

By John Dance Local politicians and community volunteers cooked hundreds of hamburgers and hotdogs for the crowd at the Main Event in June. In the midst of the fun and… Read more »

Main Street transformation a ‘complete street’ success

Main Street transformation a ‘complete street’ success

By John Dance Old Ottawa East has had lots to celebrate this year. The recent Main Event was the official reopening of Main Street and a celebration of those who… Read more »

Celebrating 150 years at the Bower Farmhouse in Old Ottawa East

Celebrating 150 years at the Bower Farmhouse in Old Ottawa East

By Dianne Breton Dianne Breton lives in Old Ottawa East in Bower House. A special celebration and fundraising event hosted by the One World Grannies, and Roland and Dianne Breton… Read more »

Local Cub scout recognized for making a difference in his community

Local Cub scout recognized for making a difference in his community

By Stacey Wowchuk Quinn McPherson is a remarkable kid. He is bright, cheerful and has a knack for bringing people together to create something wonderful. Recently through his hard work… Read more »

From The Mainstreeter / Du Mainstreeter

From The Mainstreeter / Du Mainstreeter

As many of you who read the Mainstreeter know, we are without a captain of our fair ship. July 2017 marked the last paper edited by Joe Paraskevas. To say… Read more »

The Royal Swans: Friendly water fowl or foe?

The Royal Swans: Friendly water fowl or foe?

By Meredith Newberry The Royal Swans are back. Like a theme park ride through the Magic Kingdom, these swans both delight and terrify residents. Terrify, you say? Terrify, I say…. Read more »

Greystone’s river park takes shape

Greystone’s river park takes shape

By John Dance It’s fenced-off until October but then the new 30-metre wide parkland along the river in front of Greystone Village will be well on the way to completion…. Read more »

Ascension’s Jazz & Chamber series is back

Ascension’s Jazz & Chamber series is back

By Vivian Trang This October the Ascension Jazz & Chamber Series is making a comeback. For its second season the series will showcase both established and rising artists, and is… Read more »

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