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It takes a neighbourhood to adopt an island

It takes a neighbourhood to adopt an island

By SueEllen MacGowan You may have noticed recent activity and changes at the Elliot-Bullock traffic circle island near Brantwood Park. A dozen neighbours have joined together to ‘adopt’ the island… Read more »

Grab your paddle! The Rideau River is calling your name!

Grab your paddle! The Rideau River is calling your name!

By Tara Hogeterp In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, a group of Old Ottawa East residents are looking for people to join them as they hit the water to explore… Read more »

Fate of River Corridor in Jeopardy

Fate of River Corridor in Jeopardy

By John Dance Anybody want – for free – half a kilometer of Rideau River shoreline in Old Ottawa East? The corridor – 500 metres long and 30 metres wide… Read more »

Rat Rate Rumoured to Rise in Archville

Rat Rate Rumoured to Rise in Archville

By Joe Paraskevas It’s their audacity that strikes Allison Brachman. She will be sitting at the back of her Havelock Street house in the middle of the day. A movement… Read more »

A Bird-en Worth Having? Creepy or Majestic? The jury on crows is still out in Old Ottawa East

A Bird-en Worth Having? Creepy or Majestic? The jury on crows is still out in Old Ottawa East

By Leslie Anne Michelson Old Ottawa East residents are baffled by thousands of crows that have descended on the city – and the neighbourhood – this winter. The birds have… Read more »

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