2016 REWIND: The top local news stories of the year

To wrap up our 2016 Rewind series, here’s a round-up of the top news stories in our community. Never a dull moment in Ottawa’s most exciting suburb!

SPECIAL REPORT: Neighbours express mixed views on Iber Road pot shop

GRC gym to be named after Erica Wiebe

Planning department apologizes over Johnwoods consultation

How neighbours worked together to turn “Elm” into “Brae”

New street names revealed: Bobcat, Snowberry, Brae, Henry Goulburn, Turtleback

Here’s why the Hazeldean bridge sank in 2011

PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL: Catching up on homework

Business leaders ask mayor to accelerate light rail to west end

COMMENT: Bradley-Craig demolition debate was constructive (somewhat)

Planning Committee gives ok to Potter’s Key, with conditions

Late-night dog walk leads to arrest in Fairwinds vehicle thefts

LOST & FOUND: How Kathleen Edwards got her guitar back

West Ottawa Soccer Club welcomes refugees

How one group of residents is helping Syrian families come to Canada

COMMENT: French high school is a “bonne affaire” for Stittsville

BATTLE BUDDIES: How Stittsville fundraising is helping veterans with PTSD

WTF are PXOs? All about the city’s new pedestrian crossovers

Police look for owner of wrecked motorcycle at Abbott and Stittsville Main

TAKEN TO THE CLEANERS: Driver crashes into Hillary’s on Stittsville Main

City staff uncovered GRC pool problems back in 2002

NOTEBOOK: Landfill proposal could mean even more downtown trucks

NOTEBOOK: Revised site plan approved for Stittsville Walk

UPDATE: Community garden to be built at Carleton Apartments

A FINE BALANCE: Study looks at why Goulbourn wetlands are changing

Qadri wants Canada Post to address ‘mass confusion’

COMMENT: Quick thoughts on the Jackson Trails road hockey thing

LINKED: Garth Brooks runs a ball hockey clinic at Sacred Heart


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