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Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River

Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River

  THERESA WALLACE  Old Ottawa East is rimmed by a river whose headwaters are in the Rideau Lakes system and whose mouth is at Rideau Falls in the heart of Ottawa. This article is the… Read more »

Family’s quick action saves OOE trees

Family’s quick action saves OOE trees

JENNIFER HUMPHRIES In early August, an Old Ottawa East family’s concern over the fate of two century-old sugar maples hit the media. The issue: Regional Group, builders of the 916-home… Read more »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

RE: GREENFIELD VILLAGE: A THRIVING CORNER OF OUR COMMUNITY In response to Tara Hogeterp’s article in last month’s Mainstreeter, I’m hoping to provide a bit of historical background on the… Read more »

Community events column: August 2018

Community events column: August 2018

Springhurst Park Action (SPA) is celebrating our third summer of fun and games-sharing in Springhurst Park!  What began as a few hula hoops hung up for random use has now grown to include two mini-soccer nets, a soccer rebound wall, a mini- and a full-size ping-pong… Read more »

Children’s Garden remediation saga

Children’s Garden remediation saga

By John Dance The good news is that after a yearlong shutdown the Children’s Garden in Legget Park at the corner of Clegg and Main streets is reopened with improved… Read more »

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