Capital candidates face off in debate Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River No dimming to report in night light fight
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 »

No dimming to report in night light fight

No dimming to report in night light fight

Footy Sevens intensive usage of the new turf field at Immaculata add bright lights, shrill referee whistles and new traffic concerns to the OOE nightscape. Photo by John Dance LORNE… Read more »

Opinion: Renewing the democratic process begins here at home

Opinion: Renewing the democratic process begins here at home

JAMIE BROUGHAM In my opinion, the democratic process here in our community suffers from three problems that can be addressed by encouraging more of our residents to get involved. The… Read more »

From the Editor…Lorne Abugov

From the Editor…Lorne Abugov

That other person… In my experience, anyone who tells you that they don’t want to be “that person” usually turns out to be exactly that.  It’s hard to define that… Read more »

Farewell to the Sisters of the Sacred Heart; Nuns leaving Springhurst convent after more than a century

Farewell to the Sisters of the Sacred Heart; Nuns leaving Springhurst convent after more than a century

PETER TOBIN After 116 years residing in Old Ottawa East, the Sisters of the Sacred Heart (Les Soeurs du Sacre-Coeur de Jesus) will soon be leaving our community. The original… Read more »

Walkabout for a safer Main Street

Walkabout for a safer Main Street

DON FUGLER Main Street has undergone a total transformation from a congested thoroughfare to a “complete street” in the last couple of years. The changes we have all witnessed on… Read more »

Our Neighbourhood: Lisa Dunnett proud to call OOE home

Our Neighbourhood: Lisa Dunnett proud to call OOE home

BONNIE WEPPLER Lisa Dunnett exudes positivity and enthusiasm.     When asked what she likes about Old Ottawa East, she notes: “What’s not to love?  I love the location, I… Read more »

History talks relocate to Old Town Hall

History talks relocate to Old Town Hall

JOHN DANCE The Old Town Hall on Main Street has taken over from Library and Archives Canada as the venue for the Ottawa Historical Association (OHA) to present their regular… 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 »

Some Progress At 115 Echo Drive Condo

Some Progress At 115 Echo Drive Condo

Under the headline “Contentious canal condo concerns”, John Dance reported in the April Mainstreeter that despite design awards, the proposed new six-storey “Echo” condominium fell short of the Main Street… Read more »

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