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'Not an inspiring day for heritage in Ottawa' as Magee House demolition approved

Hintonburg’s half-collapsed Magee House has to be torn down, the city’s committee on heritage buildings agreed Thursday.

The same meeting included a vote on what to do about a project in New Edinburgh where a builder was supposed to preserve some of an old house within a larger replacement, and a report on Somerset House, the derelict old building at Somerset and Bank streets in Centretown. 526 more words

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An entrepreneurial widow: The story behind Magee House

More than 130 years after the death of Frances Magee, the stone house on Wellington Street still retains the name of an energetic Irish widow who became a shrewd real estate speculator. 871 more words

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S O L D | 191 Parkdale Unit 104 | 2 Bedroom Urban Condo in Up and Coming Wellington Village

If you like a High Walkability Score, You’ll Love This Condo!

Do you spend your summer weekends perusing your local Farmer’s Market? Maybe you love being able to walk a few minutes from your front door and find all types of cuisines within walking distance? 260 more words

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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

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

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


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