New fundraising initiative by Glashan Public School needs your support

Glashan Public School, located on Arlington Avenue near Bank Street, is one of Old Ottawa East's grade 7 & 8 feeder schools. Glashan recently finished in 2nd place and also won a creative prize in the Majesta Trees of Knowledge competition for an outdoor classroom. Glashan has now launched their next fundraising initiative for the Glashan Schoolyard Greening Project through an Indiegogo campaign. Indiegogo is a crowdsourcing platform and the goal is to raise $9,000 to depave the schoolyard which must be done before other work can start.

Article about Oblate Development in Ottawa Community News

To read an article by Laura Mueller in Ottawa Community News (Ottawa East) about the proposed development of the Oblates property by Regional Group, please click here.

Lees Avenue Reconstruction to begin week of June 16

The City of Ottawa is scheduled to begin reconstruction of Lees Avenue between Main Street and Chestnut Street beginning the week of June 16, 2014. The work is expected to continue until November 2014.

Lane reductions will occur during the work day, however, the road will remain open during construction with access for pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles.

Full details of the reconstruction are available here.

LCBO Isabella - Grand Opening is June 25

The new LCBO store beside Loblaws on Isabella Street will celebrate their grand opening on Wednesday, June 25, at 9:30 a.m.

Lansdowne Park Re-Opening Information Meeting - June 17

An information meeting on Lansdowne Park's re-opening will be hosted by the Glebe Community Association on Tuesday, June 17, from 7-9 p.m. at the Glebe Community Centre. After two years of construction, Lansdowne Park will begin a phased opening this summer, with football and/or soccer games taking place most weekends starting July 18th. At the information meeting representatives from the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group will explain transportation arrangements that will be in effect for Lansdowne events. All are welcome to attend.

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