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In with the new

St. Mary's Home incoming executive director Kathleen Cummings left, and outgoing executive director Nancy MacNider pose for a photo during the Open Doors Open Hearts event on May 5. MacNider is retiring after 31 years as executive director.

City’s planning facelift for Byward Market

Delegations call for more public input on the plan, change in governance model The city’s finance and economic development committee approved a plan to spend $1 million on a facelift for the ByWard Market.

Grand prix champ

Evi Strasser and her horse Renaissance Tyme took the first place prize in the 2015 Ottawa Dressage Festival’s Grand Prix freestyle class. This year, several of Canada’s top riders will compete at the festival for spots in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Volunteers pitch in to help displaced charity

Patricia Lemieux, president of Ottawa Neighbourhood Services, along with longtime volunteer Maria Hawkins are pictured in front of a borrowed Hertz truck that they are using to loaded up the thrift store's three tonnes of stock before May 10, the deadline for the eviction notice.

Volunteers needed

Organizers are looking for volunteers for Old Ottawa East's weekly summer barbecues and picnics which start in Brantwood Park on May 19.

Ferrari Festival

Little Italy comes alive each year during Italian Week, which features the Ferrari Festival and the Italian Car Parade. This year's festival is June 9 to 19.

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