River Road traffic safety concerns

Erik Waddell, left, and his father-in-law Fred Newman watch Waddell's children, Spencer Grant-Waddell, 4, and Abigail, 7, disembark from their school bus outside Newman’s River Road home in Cedardale on Sept. 25. Newman is joining other local residents to petition for changes to speed limits in the area.

Ottawa Little Theatre

A rendering shows what the outside of the Ottawa Little Theatre will look like after renovations, which are set to begin in early October.

U-Rock Music School singers sweep prizes

Singers from the U-Rock Music School in Stittsville who swept all four prizes at the Carleton Place Farmers' Market vocal competition last Oct. 3 are, from left, top prize winner Sarah Culbert, second place finisher Andrew Waines; third place winner Karolina Moo; and fourth pace winner Abigail Moffitt.

Parking lot becomes 'rink of dreams'

A goalmouth scramble takes place in front of Ottawa Senators right winger Mark Stone, who doubled as a road hockey goalie during the Oct. 4 road hockey game between five Senators players and the Stittsville Minor Atom Rams. Looking on to the left is Senators goalies Craig Anderson and Andrew Hammond.

Special hockey equipment

Tysen Lefebvre, left, and Lukas Hooper are suited up and strapped into Kaye Trainer devices for their first time playing hockey at the Kanata Recreation Complex on Sept. 19. Due to severe health problems, the two were previously unable to play, but thanks to local fundraising for the new training devices, the pair will play with the Capital City Condors this season.

Welcome back

Sierra Kuber-Estey, 4, of Chapel Hill, puts the finishing touches on a piece of artwork she created at Blackburn Hamlet Preschool on Oct. 4. The school hosted activities for kids at an open house marking its reopening. The preschool was facing closure in the spring, but managed to do enough renovation work on the building to get a lease extension.

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