Healthy eyes

Preventing infection and injury can be simple if you avoid these bad habits that can hurt your eyes.

6 bad habits that are hurting your eyes

"Don't sit so close to the'll hurt your eyes!" No adult living today would have escaped hearing this oft-repeated warning.

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Critical condition

Police are investigating an incident in which a teen was seriously injured after he fell from the back of a moving vehicle in Bells Corners just before midnight on July 2.

Teen seriously injured after falling from van

A teenage boy was treated for head trauma and road rash on his arms and legs after he fell from a moving vehicle on July 2 in Bells Corners.

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War Memorial proposed for Carp

A rendering of what the West Carleton War Memorial will look like once construction is complete.

Land transfer fees waived for West Carleton War Memorial

The West Carleton War Memorial passed another hurdle bolstering hopes it will be completed by this year's Remembrance Day.

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Ouija rockers to mystify Bluesfest

The Yips are set to play Bluesfest on July 17.

Ouija rockers to mystify Bluesfest

Ottawa’s the Yips are set to take their moody self-described brand of “ouija rock” to Bluesfest this summer.

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Leiper takes a pie or four to help community

West Ottawa Community Support board member Derrick Harris, right, gets his best shot in on Jeff Leiper. The Kitchissippi councillor took four pies to help the organization raise $1,435.

Leiper takes a pie, or four, to help community

Seniors services are in ever-growing demand in Ottawa, meaning providers can use all the help they can get.

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Lindsay Pinch

Lindsay Pinch, grade 12 student at North Grenville District High School, wants to help people in the future.

NGDHS student, Lindsay Pinch, places importance on compassion

Helping people is what Lindsay Pinch, grade 12 student at North Grenville District High School, hopes to dedicate her life to.

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Highway 417

Police identified a pedestrian who died on Highway 417 on Canada Day as Tyler Anthony Pellerin-Gagnon, 22.

UPDATE: Police ID pedestrian who died in Highway 417 incident on Canada Day

Police have identified a pedestrian who died on Highway 417 on Canada Day as Tyler Anthony Pellerin-Gagnon, 22, of North Dundas Township.

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Goulbourn gardens highlighted on tour

Peter Jordan points out the abundant and green growth on his vegetable garden using the Seed Haven product which he and a neighbour invented and are now marketing to Sarah Sprague, a visitor to the Jordan home during the Stittsville Goulbourn Horticultural Society's self-guided garden tour June 27.

Goulbourn gardens highlighted on tour

It was garden time in Goulbourn last Saturday. Twelve gardens with varying features were open for viewing and inspection in a self-guided...

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