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McBean Street Bridge Work

Hurray! There are barricades finally blocking access to the McBean bridge sidewalk on the west side. I’m sure I am not the only one who has expressed concern to the city about the three gaping holes where the sidewalk has crumbled along the edge of the bridge.

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Xmas Parade Street Closures

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS 2016 Richmond Santa Claus Parade Road Closures Dear Resident, Once again the Richmond Village Association is preparing for the Annual Santa Claus Parade for our children and those with the heart of a child.   As requested by the City of Ottawa, we are

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Speeding … how bad is it?

Did you ever wonder how bad the speeding is on Perth Street?  What percentage of drivers do think exceed the speed limit? … 10%, 20% 30% …..70%, 80%, 90% or even more?  What do you think the top speeds might be?  Read the data below captured by

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Aggressive Driving

Keep our streets safe! A local resident concerned about aggressive driving has asked that we post the following information received from Mr. David Brown, an official in Scott Moffatt’s office, regarding photo radar and the process to follow if you are concerned about aggressive drivers using our

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Speeding in Richmond – Safe Streets Petition

As Ottawa City Council considers Photo-Radar a local resident has expressed his concerns about speeding on Perth St. and asked the RVA to consider: … “posting a link to let our councillor know that we would like photo radar to enforce speeding laws, especially down Perth Street

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