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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 »

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 »

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