Bottle drive

Last year’s bottle drive brought in more than $2,800 for CHEO. The Crepeault family will host its annual bottle drive, food drive and bake sale on Aug. 6 beginning at 8 a.m.


Innisfallen, a four-piece alt-rock band from Kanata, closed out the youth showcase on the final day of Bluesfest July 17. Band members Aidan Schottler-Raymond, on lead vocals and guitar, bass player Philip Bortnowski, Stewart Melville on guitar, and drummer Evan Wilson, are looking forward to playing more gigs.

Maple Grove construction

On the heels of construction along Terry Fox Drive and Katimavik Road, a portion of Maple Grove Road will now be closed until September. Maple Grove, between Terry Fox and Silver Seven Road, has been closed since July 20.

SIU investigates

The Special Investigations Unit is investigating an incident where a 37-year-old-man suffered medical distress during a confrontation with police outside 55 Hilda St. on July 24. The police watchdog is asking anyone with information to contact them.

Firefighters to the rescue

Ottawa fire services sector chief Bill Bell (with dog) and firefighters Brian Lowden, Tobias Riehle, Victor Jannack, Serge Langlois, Stephanie Clarke, assistant deputy chief Chris Burke, Corey Maverick Little, Jason Vaughn, public information officer Danielle Cardinal (with dog Kayla), Matt Baker, Kris Haynes, Steve Wood, Wayne Flieler, Lieut. Dennis Gamble and Wade Wallace with the cheque for the Walker family.

Riverside South Lifestyle Four-on-Four Road Hockey Tournament

Gloucester-South Nepean Coun. Michael Qaqish, left, Jordan Ayoub, Josh Bousada, and Scott Thiel, president of the Riverside South Community Association are inviting Riverside South and Findlay Creek residents to participate in the first ever Riverside South Lifestyle Four-on-Four Road Hockey Showdown at Boothfield Park on Aug. 13.

On track

Anthony Penner, 14, was surprised with an Action Trackchair by Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario. Anthony knew he was finidng out which of his wishes choices were being granted, but he didn't know he was actually recieving the wish on the spot. The Playing it Forward for Wishes event was held on July 24 at the Metcalfe Golf and Country Club.

Holly Myers

Organic master gardener Holly Myers will host an open house and information session on the community garden at the West Carleton Legion Wednesday, July 27, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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