Overnight parking ban changes

Pending city council approval, the city is set to introduce a set of new regulations concerning the parking ban, which happens every time the forecast calls for more than seven centimetres of snow overnight.

Memorial takes place Oct. 25

A remembrance service will take place Oct. 25 for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the ceremonial guardsman murdered at the base of the National War Memorial on Oct. 22, 2014.

Pre-budget meeting

City of Ottawa treasurer Marian Simulik uses last year’s city budget to show what portions go to which services, and how much money city council has to move around, during a pre-budget meeting in the Mlacak Centre on Sept. 29.

Amsted Design-Build named Renovator of the Year

Celebrating the selection of Amsted Design-Build of Stittsville as the Ontario Renovator of the Year in the annual Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) Awrds of Distinction presented in Hunstville Sept. 28 are, from row seated, Kirk Haw, Paulette MacGregor, Stephanie Haw and Michael Barkhouse; and back row from left, Chris Clarke, Steve Barkhouse, Valerie Blasioli, Jamie Winters and Vince Molinaro, 2014-15 president of the OHBA.

Westfest finds new home

Westfest organizers announced Oct. 8 that Laroche Park in Mechanicsville will be the new home of the popular music and arts festival.

151 and 153 Chapel St.

Susan Young stands by more than 40 trees that were cut down at the corner of Chapel and Rideau Streets. The city issued Trinity Development Group, which owns the site, permits to cut down the trees even though their proposed development for the lot has not been approved by city council.

U-Rock Music School singers sweep prizes

Singers from the U-Rock Music School in Stittsville who swept all four prizes at the Carleton Place Farmers' Market vocal competition last Oct. 3 are, from left, top prize winner Sarah Culbert, second place finisher Andrew Waines; third place winner Karolina Moo; and fourth pace winner Abigail Moffitt.

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