Growing arnprior

Houses continue to be built in a number of Arnprior neighbourhoods, showing that the fast growing community is benefiting from the recent twinning of Highway 417.

Chloe Kotval

All Saints High School hosted a memorial for student Chloe Kotval, 14, who died on Valentine's Day after taking a drug of unknown origin.

Meter fires

Ottawa firefighters from multiple stations were called to Manotick after flames broke out on a hydro meter at a home on Feb. 24. A proactive search of nearby residences by firefighters uncovered flames coming from a meter at a second home on the same street.

OC Transpo buses to announce stops externally

Council approved an exemption to the noise bylaw on Feb. 22 to allow for external announcing of bus stops.

Public meeting

A public meeting to discuss the availability, use and dangers of opioid drugs will be held in Kanata on Monday, Feb. 27. Experts from public health, Ottawa police and paramedics and the Youth Services Bureau will be present.

Heritage Day celebrates My Canada 150

Jane Anderson, a volunteer with the Rideau Goulbourn Historical and Elaine Eagen, the program and visitor experience officer at Watson's Mill showcase the Mill's programs during Heritage Day at City Hall on Feb. 21.

Metroland File photo

While the mayor’s vote is often on the winning side, the amount of time he decides a contentious vote has dipped, according to council tracker report released on Feb. 22. The report looks at voting trends of the city’s councils and other themes such as time spent in camera, and contentious vote success.

Checking out the plans

Healthy Transportation Coalition's secretary and past-president Trevor Hache checks out the plans for Montreal Road's reconstruction project at a special stakeholders meeting on Feb. 22. Construction is set to begin in 2018. The city will hold an open house on March 9 at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Carp Celtic Jam

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Knit Wits

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