Main Street Construction Newsletter N°37 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
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 »

Letter to the Editor: New Residents and New Volunteers; Both Can Care for Our Community

Letter to the Editor: New Residents and New Volunteers; Both Can Care for Our Community

We love receiving letters from Jamie Brougham. He is such a perceptive person. Few people look at the complete picture of OOE with his degree of detail and ingenuity. Here’s… Read more »

Why can’t we run a community newspaper like we would a larger journal? April 2017 Editorial

Why can’t we run a community newspaper like we would a larger journal? April 2017 Editorial

By Joe Paraskevas, Editor Why can’t we run a community newspaper like we would a larger journal? Say, the Citizen, the Globe, or the New York Times. As my four… Read more »

Main Street Murals Could Mean Much Musing

Main Street Murals Could Mean Much Musing

Look what might be in store for the Main Street underpass below Highway 417. Two Ottawa artists are on a three-team shortlist to paint murals at a section of Main… Read more »

Not Just for History Buffs: Come Celebrate Our Prime Ministers

Not Just for History Buffs: Come Celebrate Our Prime Ministers

By Theresa Wallace Still settling on a local sesquicentennial project? When not hiking in our national parks for free this year, you are invited to an Old Ottawa East series… Read more »

Run to Help Make Refugees Feel Welcome in Canada

Run to Help Make Refugees Feel Welcome in Canada

Written by the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization There are many ways we can show our support for refugees and welcome them to our community. The Ottawa Community Immigrant Services… Read more »

Skating Through the Snow on Valentine’s Day

Skating Through the Snow on Valentine’s Day

By Tina Raymond The weather might have been frigid, but the welcome was warm on Feb. 10 at the annual Valentine Skate at Brantwood Park. Dozens of families braved the… Read more »

Ask Rainbow: How Can I Help My Child’s Vocabulary?

Ask Rainbow: How Can I Help My Child’s Vocabulary?

By Roxeanne Marberl My two-year-old daughter only has a vocabulary of about 20 words. Is that normal? How can I get her to say more? Between the ages of 18… Read more »

CAG Looking at Acquiring Licence to Run JK and SK After-School Programs

CAG Looking at Acquiring Licence to Run JK and SK After-School Programs

Submitted by The OOE Community Activities Group The Ontario Ministry of Education has developed and passed new regulations (the Child Care and Early Years Act) that affect how child care… Read more »

Spring Awaits! Update from OOECA

Spring Awaits! Update from OOECA

By Phyllis Odenbach Sutton, President, Ottawa East Community Association I am writing this column on an evening of bitter cold with a forecast of freezing rain, but this winter has… Read more »

Ontario is Cutting Your Electricity Bill by 25%: Update from Yasir Naqvi

Ontario is Cutting Your Electricity Bill by 25%: Update from Yasir Naqvi

by Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre We’ve heard you. Our government is taking all action necessary to reduce your electricity bill. I’m happy to report that the Ontario government will… Read more »

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