Ottawa’s Draft Official Plan – further update. Greystone Village Phase 3 development plans unveiled Calling all art buffs – The 2n Annual OOE Art Tour – Come and Walk the Neighbourhood and Gain a Sense of Artistry
Tackling Invasive Weeds Along the Rideau River Shoreline, and In Your Own Backyard

Tackling Invasive Weeds Along the Rideau River Shoreline, and In Your Own Backyard

ByTerry West You may have seen these Old Ottawa Easterners on a Sunday morning. They’re the ones covered from head to toe for protection—tics, poison ivy—carrying shovels, plastic bags and… Read more »

Letters To The Editor -August 2021

Letters To The Editor -August 2021

Gypsy Moths – No bite, no bark   Your most recent issue landed yesterday. A great read as always. The piece on Gypsy Moths by Jason McLean was rich and informative… Read more »

Opinion – Old Ottawa East Seniors Can Do More For the Planet With Their Time, Voice and Money

Opinion – Old Ottawa East Seniors Can Do More For the Planet With Their Time, Voice and Money

By Roy Culpepper Another blazing hot summer is upon us. It’s that time of year when you appreciate all the neighbourhood has to offer: Shade from old, robust trees, and… Read more »

Revitalization plans – take two! City, OSEG Priorities for Massive New Lansdowne Study at Odds with Neighbouring Communities

Revitalization plans – take two! City, OSEG Priorities for Massive New Lansdowne Study at Odds with Neighbouring Communities

By John Dance Last month, City Council approved a massive Lansdowne Park revitalization study focused on replacing the north-side stands and the arena beneath but the Old Ottawa East Community… Read more »

Au Coeur d’Ottawa – New School Opening is Delayed but “Progressing Well”

Au Coeur d’Ottawa – New School Opening is Delayed but “Progressing Well”

By John Dance Construction of L’École Au Coeur d’Ottawa in its new location in the Deschâtelets Building is “progressing well,” according to Linda Hurdle, Executive Director of Administrative Services for… Read more »

COVID mismanagement sparks Cuban Embassy street protests

COVID mismanagement sparks Cuban Embassy street protests

Mainstreeter Staff The Cuban Embassy compound on Main Street was both the backdrop and the focal point for several days of noisy, angry demonstrations in late July by Ottawa’s Cuban-Canadian… Read more »

The Mainstreeter Receives “Bilingual Ottawa” Grant to Boost Francophone Reporting in Old Ottawa East

The Mainstreeter Receives “Bilingual Ottawa” Grant to Boost Francophone Reporting in Old Ottawa East

Mainstreeter Staff The Board of Directors of The Mainstreeter, the community voice of Old Ottawa East, announced this month that the community newspaper has been selected as a recipient of… Read more »

The Vintage Vehicles of Old Ottawa East

The Vintage Vehicles of Old Ottawa East

By Don Fugler As the age of internal combustion engines wanes, there are still some residents of Old Ottawa East who have classic or vintage vehicles that burn gas, for… Read more »

BE THE CHANGE – Some Great Community-Based Suggestions for Reducing Your Waste Footprint

BE THE CHANGE – Some Great Community-Based Suggestions for Reducing Your Waste Footprint

By Kate Reekie With governments and businesses around the world finally getting serious about climate change and setting ambitious targets for greenhouse gas emissions reductions, the focus now turns to… Read more »

ART BEAT – OOE ARTIST FEATURE: Landscape Architect Jennifer Shepherd Shares Irises and Insight with Budding Artists

ART BEAT – OOE ARTIST FEATURE: Landscape Architect Jennifer Shepherd Shares Irises and Insight with Budding Artists

By Tanis Browning-Shelp Looking out the front window of her family home during a COVID workday, landscape architect Jennifer Shepherd spotted a small posse of neighbourhood kids running around on… Read more »

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