Volume 15 Week 45

Friday, Dec. 29


 

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Orléans Ward
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Today's headlines

LOCAL NEWS: Tripping the (Christmas) lights fantastic in Orléans
LOCAL NEWS 2: Municipal budget passes with 2% tax hike
LOCAL NEWS 3: Portobello pair celebrating 99th birthdays together
VIEW POINT: Recalling warm memories of Christmases past
CURLING: Hometown girl Homan heading to Winter Olympics
SPEED SKATING: Speedskating trio qualify for Winter Olympics

ARTSCETERA: Jörgen Nutcracker production has distinctive local flavour
ARTSCETERA: Pete Paquette delivers memorable Elvis holiday tribute concert

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LOCAL NEWS
Belcourt Boulevard resident Gilles Léger has become somewhat of a local celebrity on the Christmas light circuit in Orléans. Fred Sherwin/Photo

(Updated 7:30 a.m., Dec. 28)
Tripping the (Christmas) lights fantastic in Orléans
The east end of Ottawa is a Christmas light enthusiasts paradise. Drive down any street in Convent Glen, Chapel Hill, Fallingbrook or Queenswood Heights, and the night sky is aglow with thousands of brightly coloured lights and assorted decorations.

Municipal budget passes with 2% tax hike
Orléans residents can expect to pay an additional two per cent on the municipal portion of their property tax bill next year after Ottawa city council passed the 2018 operating and capital budgets with very few surprises on Dec. 13. (Posted Dec.15)

Portobello pair celebrating 99th birthdays together

Children with autistic spectrum disorders get special visit with Santa

Pot-bellied pigs accidentally shot in case of mistaken identity

Lions' Magical Village enchants young and old alike

 

LOCAL SPORTS
Curling
Hometown girl Homan heading to Winter Olympics
Orléans native and Cairine Wilson Secondary School alum Rachel Homan is heading to the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February after winning the Roar of the Rings Olympic Trials in Ottawa on Sunday. (Posted Dec. 11)

Speed Skating
Speedskating trio qualify for Winter Olympics
A pair of local speed skaters are heading back to the Olympics where they will be joined by an Olympic rookie from Orléans after all three athletes met the pre-Olympic qualifying standards during the first four events of the World Cup season. (Posted Dec. 11)

Previous sports stories

ARTCETERA
Pete Paquette delivers memorable Elvis holiday tribute concert
Rockland native and award-winning Elvis tribute artist Pete Paquette brought his holiday production Elvis : A Christmas Special to the Shenkman Arts Centre on December 8 and he did not disappoint. (Posted Dec. 10)

Jörgen Nutcracker production has distinctive local flavour
Ballerina Heather Lumsden-Ruegg can empathize with local dancers chosen to perform next week in the Canada’s Ballet Jörgen production of The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition. (Posted Dec. 8)

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