May


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Scrooged!

St. Mother Teresa High School student Rob Kemp is one of the many Barrhaven high school actors, actresses and support people nominated for a Cappies Award. Kemp, who is nominated for best lead actor for his portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge in the SMTHS production of A Christmas Carol, made the difficult decision of giving up high school football in favour of the school Cappies play.
Photo by Mike Carroccetto
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Federal Government, City of Ottawa announce funding
Councillor Michael Qaqish, MP Chandra Arya and Mayor Jim Watson were at the Chapman Mills Transitway last week to announce infrastructure funding. 
Jeff Morris Photo
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Q Nails has become a destination for nails, pedis and massages
Q Nails Spa is located between Ross’ Your Independent Grover and Broadway in the Barrhaven Town Centre.l
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RoboRavens
Berrigan Elementary School held its spring fling recently, and one of the most popular attractions was the RoboRavens from Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School. The RoboRavens Team 4783 is the school’s entry in the First Robotics Competition. On hand from the team were Joshua Chen, Muhammad Raza, Owen Van Dusen, Dayfullah Eid and Kira Noel.   
Jeff Morris Photo
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In the News

Pianist and black belt martial arts instructor ready to take on rocket science

David Clarabut is an accomplished musician and martial arts expert. He is going to be studying Aerospace Engineering at Carleton Univeristy in the fall.
Phill Potter photo
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Warm weather brings plethora of events and activities in Barrhaven
Diana Devine, front row in the red t-shirt, will be “Running for Rico” during Ottawa Race Weekend. Last weekend, she and some friends and family hosted a fundraising barbecue at M&M Meat Shop in Manotick. 
Jeff Morris Photo
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