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The untold story of the Hinton family, part 3

By Dave Allston – 

This is the last of my three-part series about the Hintons, one of the founding families of Hintonburg. In my previous column, I described how Joseph Hinton and his son Robert Hinton helped establish Nepean’s town hall, a post office, and the area’s first subdivision of builder lots in the growing community of Hintonburg, a name selected by the early residents.  1,140 more words

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The untold story of the Hinton family, part two

By Dave Allston – 

In my previous column, readers were introduced to Joseph Hinton in his pre-Kitchissippi years. Part two begins following the 1849 death of his wife’s brother-in-law, the infamous Jemmy Johnston of Bytown. 1,143 more words

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Tamarack Wellington - Hintonburg

Welcome to Tamarack Wellington. Located in the heart of Hintonburg, this brand new development by Tamarack is definitely in my top 5 favourite condo buildings in the city.  459 more words

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Facing the unknown: Community news in Ottawa and beyond

The landscape of the media industry in Canada is rapidly changing. These were the words of Senator Art Eggleton at the Liberal Senate Open Caucus: Threats to Traditional Journalism in Canada on Feb. 852 more words

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Succulents and self-care

Last summer, shortly after I moved to Hintonburg, I found myself perusing a selection of succulents at the grocery store. I had always been fascinated by the plants but had never brought myself to actually purchasing one. 340 more words

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Finding my home in Hintonburg

A year ago, I was fizzling out. I didn’t know how to say “no,” so I’d begun saying “yes” to just about everything. It wasn’t out of pride or out of the need to be at the top, but a simple desire to feel my time was well spent and my life was full. 271 more words

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The untold story of the Hinton family, part one

By Dave Allston – 

Place names are important. Selecting a place name is the first step in creating a community when folks settle in one shared geographical area. 1,146 more words

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