Lees green space versus roadway: What’s next? Motorists – Please stop! If trees fall in the forest, OOE will hear them
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 »

Lees green space versus roadway: What’s next?

Lees green space versus roadway: What’s next?

By John Dance On the eve of the first phase of the Alta Vista Transportation Corridor (AVTC) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) on track for spring 2018, what’s next for… Read more »

Motorists – Please stop!

Motorists – Please stop!

Local residents near the new Greenfield Avenue pedestrian crosswalk are asking motorists to please slow down. The new crosswalk that was created in the summer has proven difficult to keep… Read more »

If trees fall in the forest, OOE will hear them

If trees fall in the forest, OOE will hear them

Two years ago, a large number of mature trees died and were then removed from Springhurst Avenue between Brunswick Avenue and Chestnut Street. Neighbours took notice, but Bartosz Nowak took… Read more »

Police say crime is not on the rise in OOE

Police say crime is not on the rise in OOE

By Joe Paraskevas Ottawa police say they have not noticed a jump in crime in Old Ottawa East despite a number of incidents this past summer that left some residents… Read more »

The fair trade

The fair trade

By Meredith Newberry Heather Bryce admittedly knows nothing about how to make a craft. But she could school anyone in how to build from scratch one of the largest craft… Read more »

Urban Design wins in Old Ottawa East

Urban Design wins in Old Ottawa East

The City of Ottawa recognized two major Old Ottawa East development projects at its Urban Design Awards in October. The awards, handed out every second year, celebrate projects built in… Read more »

From the Board of the Mainstreeter

From the Board of the Mainstreeter

By Bonnie Weppler Secretary, Board of Directors The Mainstreeter 99 Concord is about a three minute walk from my house. My dog and I walk that stretch of Echo-Harvey-Concord-Echo numerous… Read more »

De la part du Mainstreeter

De la part du Mainstreeter

Par Bonnie Weppler Secrétaire, Conseil d’administration Le Mainstreeter J’habite à environ trois minutes à pied du 99, rue Concord. Je fais le trajet Echo-Harvey-Concord-Echo avec mon chien plusieurs fois par… Read more »

Close call with electrical fire is an important Holiday safety reminder

Close call with electrical fire is an important Holiday safety reminder

By Markus Marshall Robin Leckie wants her experience with a recent electrical fire to encourage other Old Ottawa East residents to be more prepared for emergencies. Leckie’s story is a… Read more »

Holiday shopping in the ‘Hood

Holiday shopping in the ‘Hood

By Allana Giesbrecht Just like Santa, you’ll probably soon be making your list and checking it twice. Shopping for holiday gifts can be stressful, but the Mainstreeter is here to… Read more »

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