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Spring Comes to Ottawa

April has arrived, and I think spring has finally arrived with it. We’ve finally had some nice, sunny days and the weather has warmed up, so Deb and I finally got together to do some birding on the second day of April. 1,842 more words


Man treated for hypothermia after snowmobile goes through ice

A 38-year-old man was treated for hypothermia after his snowmobile went through the ice in Dunrobin early Saturday.

Around 1:30 a.m., paramedics responded to a report that two snowmobilers had gone through the ice near Vances Side Road. 52 more words

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Ottawa Fire urges caution after car goes through ice

Ottawa Fire Services is urging residents to use “extreme caution” around waterways after an unoccupied car went through the ice Friday night.

Shortly after 11 p.m., crews received a 911 call reporting that a car had gone through the ice near 4100 Armitage Ave. 31 more words

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The Annual January Thaw

For the past three days I’ve been listening to the sound of the steady drip of water from the snow melting on my roof. Almost every year we get a warm spell where the temperature climbs a few degrees above zero for a couple of days. 1,434 more words


Historic Houses

As I walked the length of the Derwent River, occasionally I passed 19th century heritage buildings: some were falling down and others existed in various states of restoration.  510 more words

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Investigation into Dunrobin house fire that displaces resident, dog

An early morning fire Wednesday at a home on MacLarens Side Road in Dunrobin was under investigation.

Firefighters were called to the address at about 4 a.m., when smoke was spotted coming from the home. 41 more words

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