Todd Nicholson to be inducted into Hall of Fame May 7

West Carleton's Todd Nicholson will be inducted into the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame in the athlete category this May.

Area rivers were mainly tranquil on Friday, but are expected to rise quickly on Sunday as heavy rains are forecast.

Flood watch issued for Ottawa, Mississippi rivers

The warm weather and expected rains have residents in the Upper Ottawa Valley on a flood watch.

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The Stonecrest Elementary school band, led by Nicole Vaillancourt, finishes in second place at the Capital Region Music Fest in February.

Stonecrest senior band takes silver at capital music fest; School hosts end-of-year concerts with special guests on May 1

The senior Stonecrest Elementary School band took second place at the Capital Region Music Fest in February.

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Rural Root actors Valerie Maier, Lisa Maranta and Greg Geisler practice a scene for Things My Mother Taught Me at the Constance and Buckham's Bay Community Centre. The production opens April 30.

Rural Root's spring play marks 10 years of entertaining

When the lights go up on the Rural Root stage on April 30, the moment will mark an important milestone in West Carleton community theatre.

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Breadventure club members Lindsay Bates, Sarah Dean, Robyn Rochon-Kaiser, Carolyn Russell, Katie Archerckek, Justine Styles and Lauryn Rochon-Kaiser are having a blast with the new 4-H group. The club is holding an achievement day Sunday, April 27 at the Galetta Hall.

Breadventure: a new club based in West Carleton

The West Carleton 4-H Breadventure Club held its first meeting on Feb. 8 at the Galetta Hall.

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A growing crowd of around 200 people - many from West Carleton - packed the Osgoode Community Centre on April 4 for a rowdy meeting discussing strict water-quality guidelines that need to be met before lot severances can be granted in Ottawa.

City to lobby for updated water guidelines; Strict application of policy 'destroying' rural way of life: residents

More than 150 residents, several from West Carleton, crammed Osgoode's community centre to decry that a longstanding water-quality policy...

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Tina Ferrone and Liam McGee accept a $48 million cheque at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto.

Kanata woman wins $48 million

She bought the ticket on a whim.

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The city is urging residents to find other modes of transportation this spring, summer and fall as an even busier construction season ramps up.

More delays than last year, motorists warned; Carp Road overpass work to affect traffic

Ottawa residents should brace for an even busier road construction season than last year, the city says.

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Ten-year-old Olivia Smart is one of three soloists that will be featured in the Arnprior Community Choir's spring concert that will be held May 2 and 3. She is 'decked' out in a cowboy hat and plaid shirt to showcase a Canadian folksong called 'I Got A Home'.

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Jason Montgomery of Luskville and godson Caleb Morrisette of Kanata visit a display of inline spinners by PDeez Musky Lines at the annual Valley Fishing and Outdoor Show last weekend in Carp. Owner Paul Didaskalou says his Big Ten lure received recognition in Outdoor Canada Magazine as the best musky inline spinner for 2014. See more photos of the fishing show on pages 31 and 32.

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ABOVE: The West Carleton Fish and Game Club's quick-release fishing for trout was a big hit.

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CENTRE: Dave Armour, chief organizer of the Valley Fishing &

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Outdoor Show, displays some of the merchandise available at the April 4 to 6 show that attracted thousands of visitors. Armour, right, is joined by Osgoode teenager Taylor McDonald, who purchased a new rod, and Richard Dunlop, an Arnprior dealer for the moldable Sea Four lures.

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FAR RIGHT: Fishing equipment was in abundance at the annual Valley Fishing &

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Roland Bertoli has been attending the Valley Fishing &

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