Neighbours, School Board appeal heard:  Planning board verdict pending on Mac field lighting restrictions Lansdowne Park – what now? City Council turns deaf ear to residents: Nine Storeys Approved For Greystone
New Community Cycling Routes Opened, Others Planned

New Community Cycling Routes Opened, Others Planned

By John Dance The Light Rail Transit (LRT) system hasn’t launched yet but an adjacent multiuse pathway (MUP) has just opened that will provide quick, safe access from Old Ottawa… Read more »

Major Road Work Disruption Begins Next Year – Main, Hawthorne, Greenfield Redesign

Major Road Work Disruption Begins Next Year – Main, Hawthorne, Greenfield Redesign

By Scott McAnsh More road work is coming to Old Ottawa East. The City is finalizing plans to redesign the north end of Main Street, Hawthorne Avenue, Greenbank Road, and… Read more »

Neighbours, School Board appeal heard:  Planning board verdict pending on Mac field lighting restrictions

Neighbours, School Board appeal heard: Planning board verdict pending on Mac field lighting restrictions

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay In an eight-hour-long marathon session, the Ottawa Catholic School Board’s (OCSB) appeal of lighting restrictions at Immaculata High School’s sports field was argued on July 2 before… Read more »

Lansdowne Park – what now?

Lansdowne Park – what now?

By John Dance With the opening of the Flora Footbridge, Lansdowne Park just became more than a noisy, somewhat distant neighbour for Old Ottawa East. “More money needs to come… Read more »

City Council turns deaf ear to residents: Nine Storeys Approved For Greystone

City Council turns deaf ear to residents: Nine Storeys Approved For Greystone

Community Plans to Appeal As The Mainstreeter went to press, the Old Ottawa East Community Association announced a Special General Meeting on August 27th to seek funding authorization to appeal… Read more »

They’re Off And Running–Federal Election Campaign Begins

They’re Off And Running–Federal Election Campaign Begins

By John Dance Last year voters in Old Ottawa East were called to the polls to cast ballots in the provincial and municipal races; this year the election cycle will… Read more »

Bold Vision For Springhurst Park, Community Support Sought

Bold Vision For Springhurst Park, Community Support Sought

By Rick Burrowes Springhurst Park is one of Ottawa’s most intensively used and enjoyed green spaces. It is the park of choice for hundreds of families in the Lees Avenue… Read more »

Linda Pollock: Lifelong Volunteer Wins Governor General’s Medal

Linda Pollock: Lifelong Volunteer Wins Governor General’s Medal

By Theresa Wallace This is the first in an occasional series spotlighting the many volunteer heroes of Old Ottawa East. Congratulations to Linda Pollock, recent winner of the Governor General’s… Read more »

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

By Peter Fowler Our intrepid photo editor, Peter Fowler, recently stomped the neighbourhood to add some new photos to his extensive portfolio of Old Ottawa East imagery. Always one to… Read more »

New Leadership, New Issues For SLOE

New Leadership, New Issues For SLOE

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay The April issue of The Mainstreeter featured a comprehensive overview of the many ways in which Sustainable Living Ottawa East (SLOE) has advocated for and engaged in… Read more »

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