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Improved safety on NCC pathways sought

Improved safety on NCC pathways sought

By John Dance Local residents have lots of suggestions for how the National Capital Commission could improve its pathway network, especially the safety of its Rideau Canal routes. At two… Read more »

We feel blessed to live in OOE

We feel blessed to live in OOE

Our community was deeply saddened this February to learn that our respected and beloved friend Paul Dewar had been diagnosed with brain cancer and had undergone brain surgery on February… Read more »

Latest round in Immaculata turf battle

Latest round in Immaculata turf battle

By Lorne Abugov Concerned community members took their case to the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) on March 27th in a bid to demand consultation and delay construction of a… Read more »

A tower grows in Greystone – OOE apartment rezoning bid seeks three extra storeys

A tower grows in Greystone – OOE apartment rezoning bid seeks three extra storeys

By John Dance For the second time in four months, developers are seeking planning approval for a higher building on the Greystone Village site than what was originally approved by… Read more »

Sharing Lunch With… Betty Hill: At The Green Door

Sharing Lunch With… Betty Hill: At The Green Door

THE MAINSTREETER INTERVIEW Sharing Lunch With… Betty Hill: At The Green Door The Mainstreeter:  Betty, growing up as a child in Old Ottawa East in the 1920s and as a… Read more »

LRT delay extends ramp and pathway closures

LRT delay extends ramp and pathway closures

By John Dance    The recently announced delay in the completion of the new Light Rail Transit line means an extended closure of both the 417 eastbound on-ramp at Lees Avenue… Read more »

Local author shares childhood memories in thriller

Local author shares childhood memories in thriller

By Keltie Robertson Ottawa author James Turner has recently published his first novel, Strange Wind, a thriller combining memories of his childhood spent in Old Ottawa East with historical elements… Read more »

Community Centre in the Works?  Regional Group project expected to go before city council within two months

Community Centre in the Works? Regional Group project expected to go before city council within two months

By Don Stephenson Discussions between officials of the City of Ottawa and The Regional Group, the developer of Greystone Village, assessing the costs and technical feasibility of creating a new… Read more »

Retirement Residence Rises: New home in the works at Greystone Village

Retirement Residence Rises: New home in the works at Greystone Village

By Meridith Newberry A new retirement residence is coming to Old Ottawa East next year. Construction on the residence in Greystone Village is scheduled to begin as early as March… Read more »

CAG Winter Party a Huge Success

CAG Winter Party a Huge Success

BY SUEELLEN MACGOWAN Brantwood Park drew crowds of neighbours for the annual Winter Party in the Park and Soup Cook-off Jan 21, 2018. Thanks to many volunteers, sponsors, chefs and… Read more »

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