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  1. It's a rough ride on a stretch of Carling Avenue in west OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    While it may just save some zombie lawns, it will also affect your trip in to work this morning by reducing visibility - particularly on the highways. It's a decidedly rough ride there now, with all those storm sewer grates and manhole covers sticking up and ready to slop the coffee around in your cupholder.

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  2. 'The damage is done': Farmers worried about this year's cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Several weeks of intense, hot weather and little rain has Ottawa-area farmers worried about lower yields for this farming season. Rob Parks, 44, says the growing season on his farm at Fallowfield and Eagleson roads began "spectacularly" with good seeding in ideal conditions and much less mud than last year.

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  3. Ottawa police seek public's assistance identifying break-and-enter suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | GlobalNews

    Ottawa police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in a commercial break-and-enter in Nepean in June. Police say that on June 25, at around 3:40 a.m., a suspect allegedly broke into a commercial business located in the 1600-block of Merivale Road.

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  4. Construction on southern end of Elgin Street starts todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | CBC News

    Pedestrians cross Elgin Street in downtown Ottawa in May 2018. The latest round of Elgin Street reconstruction starts further south today, near the Canadian Museum of Nature.

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  5. Hamilton's proposed Mountainbrow Multi-Use Trail gets a green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The Hamilton Spectator

    Hamilton councillors approved the proposed 25-kilometre Mountainbrow Multi-Use Trail that will eventually be built across the mountain. However, it will take at least $9 million over 20 years to build the pathway and link wards 6, 7, 8 and 9 along the top of the Niagara Escarpment.

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  6. Ottawa-Gatineau traffic updates for July 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | CBC News

    If you want to get to the Ottawa or Rideau rivers on Saturday, two fundraisers are bringing crowds and road closures. Tonight at 9 p.m. the ramp from westbound Fallowfield Road to Highway 416 closes for the weekend for roadwork.

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  7. Polo in the Park helps to - stirrup' excitement at Wesley Clover ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Ottawa Business Journal

    Polo fans gathered for a nail-biter of a charity match that saw the women take a whack at trying to beat the men during Saturday's 4th annual Polo in the Park. The sight of the players galloping around the arena on horses was the main attraction at the all-day, event-packed fundraiser.

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  8. Police 7-8-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | The Times

    The Times relies on reports furnished by police in our coverage area. If you know of a police matter but do not see it reported in The Times, contact us at 815-431-4050 or newsroom@mywebtimes.com.

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  9. West-end residents decry 'bait and switch' student housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | CBC News

    Neighbours of this new development in Glabar Park, on Woodroffe Avenue near the Queensway, are upset after a plan for eight townhouses was scrapped in favour of a 16-unit development with 97 bedrooms. Glabar Park residents and their city councillor have been caught off guard by plans for a 97-bedroom rental building for students on the site of a former bungalow.

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  10. Ottawa misses a heat record, but sets a humidex recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Canada.com

    FranA ois Macra of T.P. Crawford roofing cools down after a long day roofing in Ottawa, July 03, 2018. Photo by Jean Levac/Postmedia 129534 The thousands who thronged to the Hill for Canada Day walked into a weather record without knowing it - a high-humidex spell that is lasting far longer than a typical summer heat wave.

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  11. Can't find an apartment in Ottawa? Vacancy rate dips again in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Ottawa Citizen

    In Nepean, there was a vacancy rate of 3.6 per cent in 2016. The tightest rental market was in the Glebe and Old Ottawa South with a vacancy rate of 0.2 per cent.

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  12. Ottawa firefighters fight two blazes MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | CBC News

    About 25 people can't return to their home in Old Ottawa East after a two-alarm fire broke out in a small apartment building. The nine-unit building was evacuated of 20 people, according to Fire Services, and the fire was under control in about an hour.

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  13. Ottawa firefighters fight 3 blazes MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | CBC News

    About 25 people can't return to their home in Old Ottawa East after a two-alarm fire broke out in a small apartment building. The nine-unit building was evacuated of 20 people, according to Fire Services, and the fire was under control in about an hour.

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  14. Look up, way up: Is Ottawa ready for a 65-storey tower?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Canada.com

    The latest renderings by TIP Albert GP show the developer's plans to build a three-tower complex with buildings of 65, 56 and 27 storeys at 900 Albert St., near the Bayview Confederation Line and Trillium Line station. Source: TIP Albert GP/City of Ottawa The conglomerate that wants to build Ottawa's tallest building has made it official: It wants a 65-storey tower across from the Bayview LRT station.

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  15. Fireworks safety rules to follow on Canada DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Canada.com

    ... permitting). The fireworks, which will be synched with a Canadian music soundtrack, will be launched from the Nepean Point (behind the National Gallery of Canada). Some of the best locations to watch include the green space behind the Canadian ...

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  16. Canada Day in the capital: A day full of things to see and do - without going near crowded HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Canada.com

    ... in the mood for one Canada Day mainstay, this is it. Take in the official 15-minute fireworks show launched from Nepean Point, behind the National Gallery. The soundtrack, if you're close enough to hear it, is all-Canadian. Jazz after dark: Cory ...

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  17. Colonnade Bridgeport plans residential midrises across from Carlingwood MallRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 28 | Ottawa Business Journal

    An Ottawa developer is planning to construct a pair of residential buildings at the corner of Carling and Woodroffe avenues, across the street from one of the city's oldest shopping centres. Colonnade Bridgeport has filed a rezoning application with the city for the property at 485 Ancaster Rd. The L-shaped parcel currently features several lowrise commercial buildings that would be demolished as part of the project.

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  18. Canada Day weekend: What's open and closed in the capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | CBC News

    Canada's big birthday party is coming up this weekend, and many local services will be closed on Canada Day. Because the statutory holiday falls on a Sunday this year, that will affect some services the following Monday, July 2, so take note.

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  19. Killdeer family settles in to new home on Bluesfest site after the big moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Canada.com

    Biologists finished moving the "bluesnest" early Wednesday morning, dragging it metre by painstaking metre to a new location out of harm's way at the rear of the festival's main stage. The move, which began Tuesday night and resumed at dawn Wednesday, was "textbook perfect," according to Monika Melichar, executive director of the Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary in Minden, Ont.

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  20. Bluesfest killdeer's 'bluesnest' is on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | Canada.com

    Onlookers waited behind caution tape with bated breath as Bluesfest's premature festivalgoers were moved, gingerly, from smack-dab in the middle of LeBreton Flats on Tuesday evening to a slightly more suitable location about 30 metres away. Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary executive director Monika Melichar took each of the four killdeer eggs from their nest and placed them in a custom-built nest and walked away with her fingers crossed.

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