Lansdowne's 18-hectare park comes alive; Urban park portion of site no– Image 1

Threatening skies and enthusiasm marked the Aug. 15 opening of the Lansdowne urban park - an 18-hectare that will host a farmer's market, gardens, and orchard and a children's splash pad.

Lansdowne's 18-hectare park comes alive; Urban park portion of site now open to the public

After two years of construction, the public will finally get a chance to see what Lansdowne Park looks like with its decades-old layer of...

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Berry caramel frozen yogurt cake great on a warm day– Image 1

Berry caramel frozen yogurt cake great on a warm day

Berry caramel frozen yogurt cake great on a warm day

All family members will love this hot-weather treat. Strawberries and frozen yogurt combine with caramel corn rice cakes to make a great...

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Young women learn firefighting ropes– Image 1

Ottawa West resident Vanessa Cavanagh, 16, leads the way as she and Carleton Place resident Rebecca Sheedy, also 16, work together in carrying a ladder on Aug. 12 during a firefighter training program.

Young women learn firefighting ropes

Ryann Seiler and Sophia Villeneuve drop to their hands and knees and peer through their protective facemasks into the pitch black ahead.

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Horses change lives of clients on area farm; Equine program is financi– Image 1

Alexandre Charron-Raymond has a moment with a horse before his riding session at Happy Trails Riding Stables. Happy Trails only works with riders with special needs.

Horses change lives of clients on area farm; Equine program is financially self-sufficient

The first time Alexandre Charron-Raymond arrived at the Happy Trails Riding Stables, he didn't even want to get out of the car.

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Gardeners wanted again for Bingham Park; Bingham Park residents look t– Image 1

Bingham Park gardeners would like to add a little more colour and so the group will host another gardening party on Sept. 6.

Gardeners wanted again for Bingham Park; Bingham Park residents look to add another garden

Lowertown gardeners are planning to add a little more colour to a downtown park next month.

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Merivale High School getting ready for 50th reunion– Image 1

A Merivale High School girl's sports team from the 1990s is seen in this archived photo. Students from multiple years will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school on the weekend of Oct. 10-12.

Merivale High School getting ready for 50th reunion

Merivale High School will ring in its golden anniversary with a reunion on Oct. 10 to 12.

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Swim promotes river health, cross-border collaboration; Nepean swim co– Image 1

Lesley Dusevic, a coach with the Nepean Masters Swim Club, emerges from the Ottawa River after finishing first in the first ever Escape to-from Aylmer-traz swim on Aug. 16.

Swim promotes river health, cross-border collaboration; Nepean swim coach first to finish 4km race

A cold, choppy summer day made for a challenging swim across the Ottawa River for dozens of hardcore swimmers during the first Escape...

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Five-metre pepper grinder unveiled at Algonquin College– Image 1

Rod Dagenais demonstrates how Algonquin College's new approximately five-metre pepper grinder works. The grinder was unveiled on Aug. 14, where it was measured and submitted to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Five-metre pepper grinder unveiled at Algonquin College

A group of cabinet making and furniture technician students from Algonquin College are hoping to make the Guinness Book of World Records...

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