125 years of history

From a fire to the Lunch Club — St. Luke’s shows community spirit

A pair of bronze plaques hold a place of honor at the front of St. Luke’s Anglican Church. Commemorating former parishioners who died in the world wars, the plaques are only a small part of the church’s long legacy of service in the community.

On Oct. 18, the parish, on the corner of Somerset and Bell streets, will celebrate its 125th anniversary.
“I remember we used to have the Cubs meet in the basement of the church, and at the time there were windows along the bottom of the building facing the street. read more

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Community security—Gladstone businesses sweep streets clean of prostitution

Security company brings visible deterrent to area

By Kate Yule

Business owners between Bronson and Bell Streets on Gladstone have once again hired a private security company to “clean out the johns” in their area.

On Oct. 8, 19 business owners and landlords in the area made a deal with Response Safety Security and Investigation to keep an eye on their property. read more

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Mass construction angers residents, hurts business

Upgrades to sewers and streets necessary, city says

By Chandra Price

A substantial increase in Centretown road construction, that has been going on for several months, is upsetting area residents and keeping customers away from small businesses.

“It’s driving everybody crazy …it’s a nuisance,” says Geoff Dooling, owner of The Little More Corner Store at the corner of Arlington and Percy streets. read more

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