Tracy's Hope Classroom

Members of a small community in the Tipitapa region of Nicaragua celebrate the opening of Tracy’s Hope Classroom and the Thomas Borge school, built through funds raised in memory of Bridlewood native Tracy Lee Nolan, on March 20.

Nicaraguan school built in memory of Bridlewood resident

When the Bell family from Bridlewood remember daughter and sister Tracy Lee Nolan, they know now more than ever that her memory means more...

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Youth theatre

From left, Adam Linton and Alex Aronovici, both 12, perform the roles of Genie and Aladdin in Wiggly Tooth Productions’ 2013 performance of Aladdin.

By kids for kids: Nepean youth stage Peter Pan musical

When Adam Linton realized his school had never held a student play in the time he’d been there, he decided to take matters into his own...

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Hydro protest

Protesters at the Hydro One Enough is Enough rally outside the Carling Avenue office of Liberal MPP and Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli on April 18. The protest saw angry residents from the Ottawa area speak up about the high cost of hydro in Ontario.

Protesters put heat on province over hydro prices

Dozens of Ottawa area residents gathered in front of Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli’s office on April 18 to protest lofty hydro...

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Matthew House fundraiser

Matthew House executive director Miriam Rawson, left, and volunteer Claire Haas in front of Matthew House, located along Centrepointe Drive in Nepean.

Shelter for refugee claimants holding first variety show fundraiser

An organization that supports newcomers to Ottawa who are seeking refugee status is holding a variety show fundraiser at Kanata Baptist...

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Record numbers expected to geek out at Ottawa Comiccon

Ottawa Comiccon program director Cliff Caporale is ‘attacked’ by Robert Englund, left, best known for his role as Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street movies, during the 2014 Ottawa Comiccon in a coveted photo op with The Evil Dead actor Bruce Campbell, middle, while Ottawa Comiccon programming co-ordinator Jean-Marc Pellerin is ‘choked’ by Kane Hodder, a.k.a. Jason from the Friday the 13th movies. The Ottawa Comiccon returns to the EY Centre May 8 to 10.

Record numbers expected to geek out at Ottawa Comiccon

The stars are aligning for Ottawa geeks.

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Lost and found

The park and fly at 3600 Uplands had all of its 19 way-finding signs removed last year because of a complaint from the Ottawa Airport Authority. Council passed an interim plan to reinstate seven signs on April 15.

Park and fly signs a ‘compromise’: owner

Seven signs will find their way back to city street corners this spring to point drivers toward the Park’N Fly on Uplands Drive.

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Fair process

Cumberland Coun. Stephen Blais wants Hydro Ottawa to be allowed to bid on rural customers still served by the provincial distributor.

Let Hydro Ottawa bid on rural customers: Blais

For Ottawa’s 45,000 rural residents still served by Hydro One, it’s a tale of two cities.

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Anti-vax switch

The seven youngest members of the Hills family, ranging from 10 months old to 10 years old, recently contracted whooping cough just days before their parents had scheduled them to be vaccinated. Parents Tara and Gavin were convinced to leave the anti-vax side of the vaccination issue after researching.

Family with whooping cough out of isolation

When Tara Hills first decided to write a blog post detailing her decision to have her seven kids vaccinated, she never thought her story...

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