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New memorial in Carp

Council is waiving $9,400 in fees for closing the junction of Donald B. Munro Drive and Falldown Lane in Carp to make way for the construction of the West Carleton War Memorial. 407 more words

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Power outages in Ottawa, surrounding area

Electricity was restored to most neighbourhoods by 9 p.m. after hundreds of homes were left without power in the Ottawa, Gloucester and Nepean areas on Tuesday. 124 more words

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Fire department wants new stations in Kanata, Orléans

Ottawa’s fire department says it needs to build new stations in Kanata and Orléans to serve fast-growing suburbs, and, with city council’s blessing, plans to replace two stations with one it says would better serve Alta Vista and Beacon Hill. 472 more words

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Real estate: Five Alta Vista homes on the market

Alta Vista is a large community in Ottawa’s east end. Made up of several smaller neighbourhoods, it’s an appealing area with several schools, churches, community centres, and plentiful green space and parks. 403 more words


Big Sur: More Ocean, Fewer People

We spent Memorial Day weekend over on the Central Coast of California, checking out some of the rugged coastline south of Monterey. We found a number of trails that wound through forested canyons and up onto ridges. 579 more words


Planning committee considers new infill rules

Nothing drove home concerns about infill development quite like the pictures Phyllis Odenbach Sutton showed from her Old Ottawa East neighbourhood.

New houses, some still under construction, dwarfing the one next door; blank walls that run nearly the entire length of a lot, much longer than the neighbouring house; and a huge modern home, built nearly to the property line, with a three-car garage and a rooftop terrace featuring a wooden pergola. 433 more words

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