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.

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.

Special hockey equipment

Tysen Lefebvre, left, and Lukas Hooper are suited up and strapped into Kaye Trainer devices for their first time playing hockey at the Kanata Recreation Complex on Sept. 19. Due to severe health problems, the two were previously unable to play, but thanks to local fundraising for the new training devices, the pair will play with the Capital City Condors this season.

Richmond man grows record-breaking gourd

Al Eaton of Richmond stands with his world record 149.5 inch long gourd which he grew in his garden in Richmond and which was measured at the Giant Pumpkin Commenwealth's weigh-off/measurement site in Bracebridge Sept. 17. This long gourd beat the previous world record by over 10 inches.

Singer Anne Lewis performing at NAC

Anne Lewis of Stittsville is presenting a concert at the fourth stage at the National Arts Centre Oct. 17 to celebrate the first anniversary of her return to singing after a battle with cancer that affected her voice, causing her to give up her singing career for a number of years.

Ride to support refugees, others in need

A ride for refugees, displaced people and others in need of help has been organized for Oct. 3, and will head through Kanata, into Dunrobin and back, with hopes of raising $75,000.

Summer reading reaches new heights at Munster Library

Susan McDonald, librarian at the Munster branch of the Ottawa Public Library, and long time Munster library volunteer John MacDonald, stand in front of the tree house display which MacDonald made and which was on display in the library this summer to publicize the TD Summer Reading Program.

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