Little free libraries springing up around Ottawa

Jack Castell and his mom Juliann check out some of the newest releases added by users of their Little Free Library, which they opened on the front lawn of their Alta Vista home in May. Passersby have been regularly borrowing, returning and donating new titles to the little library.

Little free libraries springing up around Ottawa

OTTAWA - Jack Castell doesn’t have far to travel when he wants to take out a library book – it takes the 12-year-old maybe 10 steps to reach...

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‘I’m going to hate him forever:’ murdered teen’s mother

Devontay Hackett of Ottawa appeared by video in Ottawa provincial court on Monday, July 21.

‘I’m going to hate him forever:’ murdered teen’s mother

OTTAWA - The mother of murdered teen Brandon Volpi hopes the man accused of the killing will be handed the maximum sentence.

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Findlay Creek residents invited to celebrate annual community fun day

With balloons in hand, Meagan Lydan, incoming president of the Findlay Creek Community Association, is ready to celebrate during Findlay Creek’s annual Community Fun Day on Aug. 4. The festivities will feature a barbecue, live music, an animal display and several activities, including pony rides and inflatable games.

Findlay Creek anticipates record-breaking fun

FINDLAY CREEK - Volunteers with the Findlay Creek Community Association are expecting the annual Findlay Creek Community Fun Day will draw a...

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Hunt Club residents return home after evacuation during “high risk” operation

Ottawa police officers took extra precaution while executing a search warrant in a home on Topley Crescent in the Hunt Club neighbourhood earlier today, July 18.

'It’s like something you’d see (in) the movies'

HUNT CLUB - More than a dozen heavily armed Ottawa police officers swarmed a normally quiet residential street in Ottawa’s Hunt Club...

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Police investigating another shooting in south Ottawa

The Ottawa police guns and gangs unit is investigating after a man was shot twice in his lower extremities in the Hunt Club neighbourhood on July 17.

Police investigating another shooting in south Ottawa

HUNT CLUB - Investigators with the Ottawa police guns and gangs unit are trying to solve yet another shooting in broad daylight in south...

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Laptops now available at all library branches

After starting off with 30 of the lightweight netbooks during a pilot project last year, the library announced July 15 it has added 114 of the devices to its collection.

Laptops now available at all library branches

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Public Library has declared laptops a success and now offers Chromebooks at every branch.

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Four-legged friends to star at pet-rescue block party– Image 1

Ashley Ladouceur, left, of Sit With Me Shelter Dog Rescue, and Sara Rushton with Chew-That pet-supply store, are excited for an upcoming pet-rescue block party fundraiser in Riverside South on July 19.

Four-legged friends to star at pet-rescue block party

Rescuing pooches is a labour of love for Ashley Ladouceur, and an expensive one at that.

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Blasting the past; Sir John Carling Building comes down in impressive – Image 1

Sir John Carling Building, the former Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada headquarters on Carling Ave, comes down in an impressive controlled demolition on July 13.

Blasting the past; Sir John Carling Building comes down in impressive implosion

There's no doubt spectators were having a blast in the early hours of July 13, when demolition experts pressed the terminal button to bring...

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