The Mainstreeter’s 2005 Survey – Main Street Revitalization 15 years Later Way More Than A Bus Stop! Spotlight Set To Shine On That Strange Building… at 39 Riverdale Avenue So, if you like Flora… How about another footbridge?
Milestone 100th anniversary in the offing for Glebe Collegiate Institute

Milestone 100th anniversary in the offing for Glebe Collegiate Institute

Connie Boynton Past teachers and alumni of Glebe Collegiate Institute (GCI) were among those in attendance at a recent community open house at the school to launch the planning of… Read more »

So, if you like Flora… How about another footbridge?

So, if you like Flora… How about another footbridge?

John Dance “Why should taxes be wasted on a bridge to nowhere?” one Glebe resident asked a decade ago when the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) and other community… Read more »

Jeremiah Kealey, Telmon and de Mazenod – New streets, New street names in Greystone Village

Jeremiah Kealey, Telmon and de Mazenod – New streets, New street names in Greystone Village

Peter Tobin Residents within the Greystone Village development and other OOE dwellers may have wondered about the historical background to some of the new names given to some of the… Read more »

Betty Hill, 103 years in OOE – We Mourn The Passing of Our Most Senior Citizen

Betty Hill, 103 years in OOE – We Mourn The Passing of Our Most Senior Citizen

Mainstreeter Staff Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Hill (nee Brown), Old Ottawa East’s most senior citizen, passed away peacefully on January 30th at the age of 103. Revered by her family, friends… Read more »

New school proposal for Deschâtelets progresses

New school proposal for Deschâtelets progresses

John Dance Talks to create a new elementary school in the storied Deschâtelets Residence have taken a step forward with news that the Conseil des Écoles Catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE)… Read more »

Breaking News!!!  Old Ottawa East Community Association and Regional Group Agree to Settlement

Breaking News!!! Old Ottawa East Community Association and Regional Group Agree to Settlement

Mainstreeeter Staff On February 18, 2020, the Old Ottawa East Community Association (the Association) and Regional Group (Regional) and the City of Ottawa agreed to a settlement – subject to… Read more »

Sharing lunch with Immaculata High School student athletes

Sharing lunch with Immaculata High School student athletes

In this issue of The Mainstreeter, we are delighted to introduce four young multi-sport student at who are helping to instill a new “buzz” in the sports program athletes at… Read more »

The MindLight Collective: helping to shine a light on patterns of the brain

The MindLight Collective: helping to shine a light on patterns of the brain

By Lorne Abugov Guessing is a game of the mind, and many minds within Old Ottawa East seem to enjoy guessing at the identity of new businesses poised to launch… Read more »

City approves funding for new OOE community centre

City approves funding for new OOE community centre

By John Dance The much dreamed about new community centre now has approved funding. The City of Ottawa’s new budget has earmarked $1 million in 2020 to design a new… Read more »

Nu Grocery founders pioneer the 5R’s of reducing waste as new Main Street location launches

Nu Grocery founders pioneer the 5R’s of reducing waste as new Main Street location launches

By Quinn Abugov With winter weather upon us and the calendar heading towards Christmas and New Years, it’s time to reflect on the banner year of commercial retail openings in… Read more »

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