The Gouda Life: banoffee parfaits

By Kelly Brisson There are bananas all over our tiny kitchen. Under ripe, edibly ripe, and far, far past their prime. They are everywhere. Typically, I’ll make a loaf or two of banana bread, the variety depending on what happens…

High grad rates for Ontario, Centretown

By Christopher Hofley Centretown’s Lisgar Collegiate Institute will see 96 per cent of its eligible students graduate in June this year, a significantly higher number than the recently released provincial average. And, while nearly all students successfully complete high school…

Rebuild time: Bronson construction set to begin

By Dan Neutel The Bronson Avenue renewal project is about to begin and, while the improvements are needed, it could be a tough slog for residents during reconstruction. That was the message that city officials hoped to convey during an…

Mixed reaction to butt ban

By Jeff Carson The new smoking regulations passed by council on Feb. 22 are drawing mixed reactions from Centretown residents and businesses, especially as people start to think about the upcoming summer season. Smoking will be banned from all municipal…

Community to brainstorm a revamped Dundonald Park

By Dorian Panchyson Centretown’s Dundonald Park has been selected to participate in a program that offers underused urban spaces a facelift, and local residents are being asked to contribute to the planning process. Chosen from over 30 applications submitted from…