List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2012

Main Street rocked by sky-high manhole explosion

Main Street rocked by sky-high manhole explosion

Residents of Brantwood Park were shocked by an explosion that blew a manhole cover high off of the ground in the late hours of Saturday, July 14. The explosion at… Read more »

Volunteer salute – Larry Doshen

Volunteer salute – Larry Doshen

For about three years, until May 2012, Larry Doshen, 72, wrote for the Mainstreeter, sharing information on the activities of the Royal Canadian Legion Strathcona Branch with residents of Old… Read more »

The Farmer’s Market brings the country to Old Ottawa East

The Farmer’s Market brings the country to Old Ottawa East

Each weekend, about 45 local businesses gather in the parking lot of Saint Paul University to participate in the Main Farmers’ Market. Most are agricultural producers. With one exception, they… Read more »

Young Brantwood midwives slowly deliver

Young Brantwood midwives slowly deliver

In late August, 83 days of patient checking paid off for nine-year-old Persephone McPherson and her six-year-old brother Quinn:  the snapping turtle eggs they had seen being laid in June… Read more »

Cyclist light at Graham and Main

Cyclist light at Graham and Main

A special traffic light for cyclists at the intersection of Main Street and Graham Avenue remains a mystery to many. “I did not expect it to be as useful as… Read more »

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