In the latest issue of Newswest ( available on-line through and ) we identify the mystery of a Hintonburger visitor, Talk how military tech makes for happy trails, plan out the sky views for you gazers, and other stuff to see from your backyard. So take a step on-line and see the full story about your neighbours in our Blog.

February 15, 2018: Being a Mystery Bird in Ottawa; Area authority identifies mystery hawk.
By Tim Thibeault.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: OCSB Trustee’s Report; Catholic School News.
By Jeremy Wittet, OCSB Trustee, Zone 7.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Federal Report; Constituency Youth Council .
By Catherine McKenna MP Ottawa Centre.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Photo Inset: Cooper’s Hawk in Hintonburg;
Mystery bird de-mystified.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Councillor’s Corner; Current Events in Ward 15.
By Jeff Leiper, City Councillor Kitchissippi Ward.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Ploughing Through Winter; Volunteer trailblazers on SJAM.
By T. Thibeault.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Neilly’s Neighbourhood;
Safety on the Ice.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: A City That Fosters Innovation?; Long-term strategy needed for Libraries .
By Blaine Marchand, R.E.A.D..  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: IODE Annual Home Tour; Westboro Homes on the Tour.
By Elanor Brodie.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Photo Inset: Ottawa West GoldenKnights Prevail;
Major Midget “B” team proves consistent winners.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Kitchissippi Nights;
“Some of us are looking at the stars.”  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Letters to Newswest; Rochester Park Decision Deferred.
By Gary Ludington.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Back Yard Artistry; Life is short. Art is long..
By Anna Borris.  [-READ NOW-] 

February 15, 2018: Community Calendar Plus. [-READ NOW-] 

Web-extra (February 15, 2018): Photo Inset: Triple the Arts at First Unitarian
Next Arts Night is on Friday February 23rd.  [-READ NOW-] 

Web-extra (February 15, 2018): Ten Tips For Managing Stress;
Celebrate Heart Month by living healthier, happier.
P.S.A. from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.  [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Meals, Music and Christmas Magic; Carleton Tavern Dinner 2017.
By Hintonburg Economic Development Committee. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: How Well Do We Regard Our Past?; Taking Stock of Our Built Heritage.
By A. Marsha, A. Phillips and A. Polywkan, Built Heritage Researchers, City of Ottawa. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Wellington Village Community Association; Logo Design Contest. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Trustee’s Report; OCSB School News.
By Jeremy Wittet, OCSB Trustee Kitchissippi/Bay. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Provincial Report; OC150 Award.
By Yasir Naqvi MPP, Ottawa Centre. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Federal Report; Summer Jobs Program 2018.
By Catherine McKenna, MP, Ottawa-Centre. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Councillor’s Corner; City news .
By Jeff Leiper, Councillor, Kitchissippi Ward. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Neilly’s Neighbourhood; Winter Readiness.
By Cst. Dawn Neilly. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Science Moment; Supermoon for January 31 viewing.
By T. Hairbach. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Compelling Theatre, Close to Home; Bear and Company.
By Allyson Domanski. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: From Mechanical Engineer to Spiritual Engineer; St. Stephen’s Welcomes New Minister.
By Charles Singh. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Huddling Through Winter; January Has Doldrums, Too.
By Anna Borris. [-READ NOW-] 

January 18, 2018: Community Calendar Plus. [-READ NOW-] 

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