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LRT Bridge opens ‘actively’

LRT Bridge opens ‘actively’

In the February Mainstreeter, John Dance explained that delays in the completion of the new Light Rail Transit line meant an extended closure of both the 417 eastbound on-ramp at… Read more »

W.E. Noffke in Ottawa East Village

W.E. Noffke in Ottawa East Village

by Elfi Herzogenrath   You might have noticed the whitewashed house in Spanish neocolonial style on Glenora Street. The house was built by W.E. Noffke, who grew up in our… Read more »

Community events column: August 2018

Community events column: August 2018

Springhurst Park Action (SPA) is celebrating our third summer of fun and games-sharing in Springhurst Park!  What began as a few hula hoops hung up for random use has now grown to include two mini-soccer nets, a soccer rebound wall, a mini- and a full-size ping-pong… Read more »

Business Beat: Caterer in OOE delivers fresh eats and delicious treats

Business Beat: Caterer in OOE delivers fresh eats and delicious treats

By Meredith Newberry Beyond the unique and wonderful storefronts in Old Ottawa East exists a treasure- trove of business. Our community is home to a host of businesses each operating… Read more »

Honoured for volunteer work

Honoured for volunteer work

by Bonnie Weppler One of Nancy Oakes’ childhood memories is accompanying her mother on her annual neighbourhood door-to-door canvass for the Canadian Cancer Society. Fast forward to April 2018, when… Read more »

Business Beat: The changing commercial face of OOE

Business Beat: The changing commercial face of OOE

  By Jean Cassidy  Old Ottawa East (OOE) residents are getting used to the ever-changing community vibe and have begun to anticipate what changes will come next.  One question that seems to have gripped the neighbourhood is: What commercial retailers… Read more »

Cadence Farm founders take over Main market

Cadence Farm founders take over Main market

Cadence Farm founders Brett Weddle and Noel Dhingra are stepping into David Coyne’s shoes as the new Main Street Farmer’s Market management team. As small farmers who already sell at… Read more »

What’s on your plate? Why farmers’ markets benefit everyone  

What’s on your plate? Why farmers’ markets benefit everyone  

By GENEVIÈVE GAZAILLE   Come summertime, some 20 farmers’ markets pop up all around the region. Old Ottawa East is no exception, thanks to the Main Street Farmers’ Market, a staple of our community that sets up in front of… Read more »

A busy day in the neighbourhood

A busy day in the neighbourhood

by Bonnie Weppler Saturday, June 2 was a very busy day in Old Ottawa East. The Ride for Dad rolled down Colonel By Drive. Our Main Farmers’ Market opened for… Read more »

Catherine McKenna: Commitment To Preserve And Protect The Environment

Catherine McKenna: Commitment To Preserve And Protect The Environment

        By Catherine McKenna, MP, Ottawa Centre As I’ve learned in conversations in the riding, residents of Ottawa Centre care greatly about getting outdoors, protecting Canada’s natural… Read more »

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