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.

Private sector train project moves ahead

On Oct. 2 eight stakeholder companies formally signed the Moose Consortium Project 125 agreement to launch a private sector commuter train project in the Ottawa region. From Left to Right Back Row: Joseph Potvin, The Opman Company; Dr. Bill Pomfret, Dr Bill Pomfret & Assoc.; Simon Lachance, Account Executive, Aon Risk Solutions (Construction Services Group); Wojciech Remisz, REMISZ Consulting Engineers; Peter Gabany, Limelight Advertising & Design. Front Row: Ian Garland, Wilson-Young and Associ

Live music coming to Hintonburg porches

Ottawa Porchfest-Hintonburg creator and part-time musician Ken McKay is seen, fittingly, on his porch. Thanks to his efforts, roaming musical acts will be performing on porches across the community on Oct. 24.

Taxi vandalism

Two Ottawa men have been arrested and charged with vandalism and mischief after investigators say they targeted a BlueLine cab on an Airport Parkway off-ramp on Sept. 8.

South Ottawa Budget Consultation

Greely resident Mark van der Pas provides suggestions on how the city should prioritize its spending during a public budget consultation meeting at the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority in Manotick on Sept. 30.

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