Bag it up

Capital Coun. David Chernushenko, left, Mayor Jim Watson and Beaver Barracks resident Pamela Scaiff pack recyclables into the city’s new apartment-friendly blue bag, which was unveiled at the downtown condo building on Sept. 2.

Brookfield multi-use pathway

River Coun. Riley Brockington, Mayor Jim Watson and Capital Coun. David Chernushenko officially open the Brookfield multi-use pathway on Sept. 4.

Community garage sales

Old Ottawa South Community Association will host its annual barbecue at the Firehall during the neighbourhood-wide Old Ottawa South Porch Sale on Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Something New Edinburgh craft show

Jenny Nelson, of Seedling Yarn, does crochet at a craft show. Nelson is one of the organizers of the Something New Edinburgh craft show, which will take place Nov. 7.

Walk to school safety concerns

From left, Mya Sluban, 9, Maxwell Rose, 9, and Maia Knowlton, 8, wave slow down signs as cars and trucks drive past on Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard during the rush hour commute on Sept. 3 to encourage cars to slow down. Parents say drivers are going too fast in the area, which is close to the highway, and more permanent school zone signs are needed.

New routes

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority has changed busing and walking routes this September.

Airport Parkway bridge safety

Residents walk over the Airport Parkway bridge with Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans and River Coun. Riley Brockington during a Sept. 2 safety audit of the pathways in the area. Men and women both say they would think twice before walking in the secluded and dark area at night.

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