Crash crashed into Barrhaven frozen yogurt shop

A woman in a Toyota crashed into the front window of a Barrhaven Menchie’s franchise on Aug. 29.

A woman in a Toyota crashed into the front window of a Barrhaven Menchie’s franchise on Aug. 29.

News - A woman in a Toyota crashed into the front window of a Barrhaven Menchie’s franchise on Aug. 29.

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Somerset House

Designs for a fixed-up Somerset House were approved last fall, but a lack of progress on the derelict building is frustrating the mayor.

Somerset House owner says he’ll revive the Duke restaurant

Mayor Jim Watson called out the owner of the derelict Somerset House building for failing to start work on the landmark structure, but its...

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Grade 7 student to have second brain surgery

A Lavictoire family photo shows Ethan, left, with his family. Ethan will be having a second surgery on a brain tumour this week in Toronto, after the first surgery failed to get the tumour.

Grade 7 student to have second brain surgery

ORLEANS - Ethan Lavictoire, 12, had a busy summer planned. He had brain surgery scheduled at the Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, followed by...

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Volunteers pack more than 1,500 backpacks for start of school year

From left, volunteer Jennifer Smith and Angela Kemp, president of the Ottawa Gala Fund for a New Generation pack backpacks for the Caring and Sharing Exchange on Aug. 25.

Volunteers pack more than 1,500 backpacks for start of school year

OTTAWA - Thanks to the donation of 420 more backpacks, the Caring and Sharing Exchange will be able to outfit all the families on their...

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Frightening gun-shot noise turns out to be farm pest deterrent

Crops of corn growing in a field near March and Hertzberg roads are ready to be harvested, but birds remain a persistent pest. A local farmer’s noise device that scares them away has been frightening neighbours who did not know where the sounds were coming from.

Frightening gun-shot noise turns out to be farm pest deterrent

KANATA - Loud, frightening banging noises have been scaring residents on the east side of Beaverbrook, with their cause unknown for several...

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Foul play ruled out after woman’s body pulled from Rideau River

Ottawa police officer Const. Wayne Smith directs a cyclist to detour around a section of the Rideau River Eastern Pathway at Vincent Massey Park not far from where a woman’s body was recovered from the Rideau River by the police marine, dive and trails unit on Aug. 26. A suspicious death investigation was initially launched and then cancelled following an autopsy.

Foul play ruled out after woman’s body pulled from Rideau River

OTTAWA - Ottawa police have ruled out foul play in connection with the death of a woman whose body was recovered from the Rideau River in...

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Meet the candidates: Penny Thompson; Former Manor Park association pre– Image 1

Penny Thompson, who has lived in both New Edinburgh and Manor Park for the past 23 years, is running for council in Rideau- Rockcliffe Ward.

Meet the candidates: Penny Thompson; Former Manor Park association president ready to take on politics

News -No stranger to community involvement, Manor Park resident Penny Thompson believes that Ottawa needs to adopt a smart growth policy -...

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Meet the Candidates: Sheila Perry; Now a second-time candidate, Perry – Image 1

Retired principal and former Overbrook Community Association president Sheila Perry is running for council in Rideau- Rockcliffe Ward.

Meet the Candidates: Sheila Perry; Now a second-time candidate, Perry is ready to win

Sheila Perry dates her first political involvement back to campaigning for Pierre Trudeau with her family more than 40 years ago. A...

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

Ontario

Impaired driver hit police cruiser, cops say

Police allege impaired driver in Woodstock, Ont., ran stop sign, hit cop cruiser

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Canada

Patient in Gatineau tests negative for Ebola

Patient in isolation in Gatineau, Que., hospital tests negative for Ebola

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Ontario

Standoff with man in home near Pembroke over

Police standoff with man in home near Pembroke, Ont., ends peacefully

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Ontario

Faculty union reaches deal with colleges

Ontario college faculty set to vote on tentative agreement with employer

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31-year-old man killed in hit-and-run

Police search for van after 31-year-old pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

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Canada

Aboriginal recruits face culture shock: study

Going from reserve to recruit a culture shock for some aboriginals: report

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Events In Ottawa Region

Amaizing Maze

Sun Aug 31 | 10:00 AM

Newcomer Cooking Workshop

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Seniors Chair Exercises

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Ottawa Classical Choir Auditions

Thu Sep 4 | 7:00 PM

Mississippi Mills River Run

Sat Sep 6 | 8:30 AM

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Bug Day!

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