Children’s Garden remediation saga Footbridge Takes Shape  Neighbourhood left in the dirt, Field Construction underway, residents questions process.
Footbridge Takes Shape 

Footbridge Takes Shape 

JOHN DANCE  While many of us simply tried to cope with another unusual winter, construction of the Clegg-Fifth footbridge pushed ahead and, by the end of June of this year, the steel span across the Canal will… Read more »

Neighbourhood left in the dirt, Field Construction underway, residents questions process.

Neighbourhood left in the dirt, Field Construction underway, residents questions process.

By Lorne Abugov Construction of a controversial new artificial turf sports field at Immaculata High School is now well underway following unsuccessful efforts by angry Old Ottawa East residents and… Read more »

New OOE community centre project clears first hurdle 

New OOE community centre project clears first hurdle 

DON STEPHENSON   As reported in the February Mainstreeter, the City of Ottawa has been engaged in exploratory discussions with The Regional Group of Companies and Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) regarding the possible inclusion of a… Read more »

Mainstreeter continues to evolve

Mainstreeter continues to evolve

By Lorne Abugov Readers of the Mainstreeter will notice a few changes to the newspaper over the next few editions, beginning with this issue. There will be some engaging new… Read more »

‘Art benches’ to grace footbridge

‘Art benches’ to grace footbridge

By John Dance Two “art benches” will constitute the public art for the Clegg-Fifth footbridge and community members will have the opportunity to view and vote on the short-listed proposals… Read more »

Been there, done that…the original footbridge!

Been there, done that…the original footbridge!

By Lorne Abugov If you thought the new footbridge under construction between Clegg Street and Fifth Avenue is the first structural link connecting Old Ottawa East to the Glebe, you’d… Read more »

More Delays for Lees Avenue On-Ramp

More Delays for Lees Avenue On-Ramp

By John Dance The new LRT has been delayed until November but frustrated drivers will have to wait until mid-2019 for the Lees Avenue 417 on-ramp to re-open. Once the… Read more »

Capital Ward election heats up

Capital Ward election heats up

By John Dance Unlike the 2014 campaign, the upcoming municipal election in October will be hotly contested in Capital Ward. Even though nomination papers can’t be filed until May 1,… Read more »

Main Farmer’s Market Celebrates 10 years

Main Farmer’s Market Celebrates 10 years

By Christine MacIntyre As changes continue to take place in Old Ottawa East, it is nice that some things continue year after year. One constant for our community is the… Read more »

Residents relieved units won’t be built on Glenora

Residents relieved units won’t be built on Glenora

By Meredith Newberry Olivier Basset, Tom Allen and their neighbours are celebrating that excavators won’t be rolling in beside them anytime soon. They stopped a three-storey, three-unit apartment building from… Read more »

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