Possible delay

The launch of the Alta Vista/Hunt Club school review may be delayed so the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board can review the process that unfolded during a recent review of English public schools in the west and east ends of Ottawa.

Andrew Haydon Park renewal option B

The city is looking for feedback on two design concepts for the Andrew Haydon Park's play structure renewal. Comments are due by March 13.

979 Wellington St. W.

A nine-story development is proposed for the corner of Wellington Street West and Armstrong Street in Hintonburg. The area is currently zoned for a maximum of six storeys.

Flag program to roll out in Riverside South

No, Canada Day hasn't come to Riverside South just yet. The local community association, including president Bruce Lindsay (left), Lesia Gilbert, special events co-ordinator, and Kyle Creelman, community safety co-ordinator, is, in fact, preparing to unfurl a new program allowing residents to have Canada flags installed on their lawns by volunteers to mark six important occasions this year.

Silver medal

Vincent de Haître (left), took home the silver medal with his Canadian-record breaking time in the 1,000 metre event at home in Calgary. The speed skater hails from Cumberland.

Lightning strike in Manotick

A Manotick homeowner reported a lightning strike caused electrical issues to the home in the early morning hours of Feb. 25. A bolt hit a shed on the property, and affected electrical systems inside the house and caused a small mattress fire to break out.

Trophy

Team Ontario skip Rachel Homan (left), third Emma Miskew, second, Joanne Courtney, lead, Lisa Weagle, alternate Cheryl Kreviazuk and coach Adam Kingsbury with the Scotties trophy after they defeated Manitoba to win the national championship.

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