Early morning fire

A home at 255 MacLaren’s Side Road in the northwest corner of West Carleton was badly damaged in an early morning fire Wednesday, Aug. 24.

All riders welcome

The 28th annual Guide Dogs Motorcycle Ride is open to all riders on Sunday, Sept. 11. The ride includes a dice run component, where participants roll dice at rest stops for the chance to win prizes.

Keep it to 40

The Manotick Village Community Assoication has reported that six speeders were ticketed for exceeding the 40 km/h limit within the Bridge Street Community Safety Zone on Monday, Aug. 15 - including one who was issued a double-fine ticket.

Cancer Chase

Cancer Chase chair Bill Horne (left) and Keira Christie-Galloway, 16, will take part in this year's Blackburn Hamlet Cancer Chase on Sept. 25. Christie-Galloway recently represented Canada at the world under-20 championship in the 100-metre hurdle race.

Canal crossing

Old Ottawa East resident John Dance (left), Capital Coun. David Chernushenko and Old Ottawa South Community Association past president Michael Jenkins celebrate the news that a long desired pedestrian bridge across the Rideau Canal will be built.

McWatters Road shooting

Police are asking for anyone with information about a shooting on McWatters Road on Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. to contact the guns and gangs unit.

Perley Rideau embraces push-up challenge

Frank Chamberland, left, of Riverview Park, and Landon Brady, right, of Westboro, show off their muscle power on Aug. 24 along with Second World War veteran George Roper, a resident of the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre.

All packed up

Volunteers finsh packing hundreds of backpacks filled with school supplies for children in need at the Westgate Shopping Centre on Aug. 23. The Caring and Sharing Exchange, who organizing the Sharing and Student Success program, said they plan to keep accepting donations into September to deal with the program's waiting list.

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