Newswest ends 40-year print run

By Alyson Queen –  Back in November 1978, a group of local residents joined together and released the first edition of a new, monthly community publication that would earn a lasting place in Kitchissippi. Forty years later, its volunteer board of directors sent Newswest to the printer for […]

HOK #90: John Dingwall

Meet John Dingwall. “I’ve always liked Ottawa because it’s a small big town. It’s a town of over a million people but it’s still humble in its own way. The Kitchissippi area does a lot to get people out doing things, it’s very unique and has it’s own appeal […]

Pasta with a purpose

By Bella Crysler –  On January 17, Nepean High School’s Key Club International will host their 20th annual spaghetti dinner. Each year, in the school’s cafeteria, club members serve guests of the event a full spaghetti dinner and other treats to raise money for a chosen local or […]

A familiar face in Kitchissippi

Submitted by Katherine Bennett – It is a cliché that people want to have a neighbourhood place that they can go to where everybody knows their name. When customers are greeted by Sam, a neighbourhood icon and server at Moe’s World Famous Newport Restaurant, that’s the way they feel. […]

Councillor’s Corner

Submitted by Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward Councillor – Happy New Year, Kitchissippi! I hope everyone had a safe and cozy holiday season. We had a busy 2018 and we’re ready to hit the ground running in 2019. Read on to find out what’s happening at city hall.  This term […]

HOK #89: Tim Thibeault 

Meet Tim Thibeault. “I first moved to Holland Avenue in 1960 as a ten-year-old, and have lived and/or worked in  Kitchissippi ward teaching art and pottery, and dabbling in community involvement, ever since. “My work with Newswest began as a photographer when we needed pictures  of a crack house […]

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