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.

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.

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.

Noise concerns

In an noise control plan for the Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel construction work at Queen Victoria Street and River Lane, residents living near the epicentre of the construction, could endure at the worst-case prospective noise levels decibels up to 85 decibels from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Anonymous donation

Dr. Zul Merali, president and chief executive of The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, unveils his vision for the future of mental health on Feb. 23 as mask-wearing staff represent the as yet unknown future researchers who will be selected to spend the next five years at The Royal working toward discoveries in mental-health detection and treatment.

Biggest fort in Ottawa

Grade 3 and 4 students at Le Phare Elementary School decided they wanted to make the biggest, most inclusive fort in Ottawa.The fort surrounds our school yard and opens up to the school, which means that as soon as students exit into the playground, they are part of the Le Phare fort.

Major donation

Ross Beaty talks science at the Canadian Museum of Nature on Feb. 23. Ross, a geologist and mining entrepreneur, and his wife Trisha, a physician, donated $4 million to the museum - specifically for its research and collections efforts.

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