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Last updated May 22, 2024

Upcoming events

ORLEANS FARMERS MARKET from 11 am to 4 pm in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Centre on Tenth Line Road. Shop the freshest seasonal produce, meat and dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and more while getting to know the folks who grew and made it.

BLACKBURN FUN FAIR OPENING DAY 4-10 PM – Mojo Magic Show 5:30 pm; Craft Beer Night 5-10 pm; Soul Motion on stage 7-10 pm. Visit for a complete schedule of all the activities and events.

BLACKBURN FUN FAIR – Pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fun Fair parade 10 am to 10:30 am. Inflatable rides 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fun Fair games outside the arena from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. BBQ 11 am to 3 pm. Ray's Reptiles, 11 am to 12 pm and 1-2 pm. Bouncy Castle inside the arena 11 am to 4 pm. Main stage entertainment 11 am to 5 pm. Beer Garden 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. Cake cutting at 1 p.m. 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm: Musical act Fake McCoys followed by Mothership 7-11:45 pm. Fireworks show at 10 p.m. Visit for a complete schedule of all the activities and events.

ST. HELEN’S FINE ART FAIR from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Helen’s Anglican Church, 1234 Prestone Dr., Orléans. This year’s art fair is supporting the Young Artists Initiative. You can view the artists’ galleries at and follow on Facebook at

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 9 am to 1 pm at the Cumberland Arena, 1115 Dunning Rd. in Cumberland Village. Farmers, bakers, artists, crafters, gardeners, chefs and friends. For more information

GARAGE SALE – 1062 and 1049 Deauville Cres and others 8 am to 4 pm. Rain date Sun. June 2, same hours.. 100s of artist’s tools, canvases, easels, brushes, portfolios etc Household items, children’s books, puzzles, toys and treasures!



Local news

Local American Idol contestant returns to where it all began
May 9, 2024

Orléans native and American Idol contestant Michelle Treacy returned to where her dream of becoming a successful performer all began last week and she brought an important message with her. Read more



City moving ahead with controversial roundabout in Convent Glen
April 30, 2024

A controversial roundabout planned for the intersection of Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard and Vineyard Drive/Fortune Drive is going ahead despite the objections of a number of area residents who are concerned about the impact it will have on traffic and the safety of kids walking to and from nearby Convent Glen Catholic School. Read more



Concerns raised about proposed Convent Glen roundabout
April 23, 2024

A group of Convent Glen residents living near Jeanne d’Arc Blvd. and Vineyard/Fortune Drive are upset that OC Transpo wants to create a roundabout at the intersection in order toc accommodate buses dropping off riders at the future Jeanne d’Arc LRT station. Read more



Saying goodbye to an old friend and community theatre icon
April 23, 2024

A love of theatre. A passion for history. A mastery of writing. A generous, unassuming soul. These were the ties that bound Susan Flemming to so many for so long. The journalist, playwright, director and actor died on April 6 after a brief illness, surrounded by her sisters Linda and Jane, and other close family members. She was 71. Read more



Public urged to review, comment on 'New Ways to Bus' plan
April 19, 2024

OC Transpo has unveiled its plan to revamp local bus service and it has invited the riding public to review the changes to service frequency and routes and submit their comments to the transit commission. Read more



American Idol experience recharges local singer's creative energy
April 8, 2024

Local singer Michelle Treacy may not have made it to the live shows of American Idol, but she was among the final cuts and she did have the experience of a lifetime during Hollywood Week. Read more


Feds announce long-term funding for new Action Plan for Official Languages 03/28/24
The Navan maple syrup society 03/26/24
Orléans woman, armed forces member a total 'gamer' 03/26/24
Fallingbrook woman completes 40,320-piece puzzle 03/10/24
Orléans MP recognizes Leading Women, Leading Girls 03/09/24
East end well presented at Global Alliance Awards 03/01/24
Meet-and-greet signals unofficial start to local federal election campaign 02/16/24
Class action lawsuit launched against Catholic school board and former St. Matt's teacher convicted of sexual assaulting former students 02/16/24
Orléans educator receives Teaching Excellence Award 02/15/24
Warm weather, freezing rain play havoc on outdoor activities 02/01/24
Suspect charged for rash of St. Joseph Blvd. break-ins 02/01/24
Saltwater Santas raise whopping $28K for charity 01/25/24
Outstanding youth recognized at special ceremony 01/25/24
Spirit of giving alive and well in Orléans 01/11/24
Residents want city to slow down traffic on Hunter's Run 01/11/24
Spirit of giving alive and well in Orléans 01/11/24
Caring community answers the call yet again 12/21/23
2024 municipal budget approved with 2.5% tax hike 12/21/23
Salt Water Santas ready to raise more money for charities 12/07/23
Knitting club overwhelmed by community's response to call for donations 12/07/23
Francophone historical society publishes second volume of Orléans toponymy 12/07/23
Accident(s) lead local designer to create pre-planning journal 11/23/23

2024 Calendar of Hope now on sale 11/20/23
Sight and hearing impaired man's service dog nearly run over by negligent driver 11/13/23
Luloff to carry Conservative banner in next federal election 11/12/23
Orléans knitting club in desperate need of wool 11/07/23
Area cenotaphs solemn tributes to fallen heroes 11/06/23
Orléans Legion kicks off 2023 Poppy Campaign 10/27/23

Fallingbrook home a mecca for trick-or-treaters 10/26/23
Obituary: Orléans loses yet another pillar of the community 10/26/23
Navan spa severely damaged by fire, GoFundMe page created to help owner 10/23/23
Navan featured on Hockey Night in Canada after arena canteen gets Quaker makeover 10/22/23

OC Transpo's financial woes worse than feared 10/10/23
Ciné Starz Orléans forced to close after landlord refuses to renew lease over outstanding rent 09/28/23
Councillor delivers three more Gem Awards in Orléans West-Innes 09/21/23
Brian Coburn Extension inches closer to reality 09/21/23
Finance committee sets 2024 budget directions, tax target 09/14/23
Blackburn dentist marks anniversary with over two hundred friends 09/14/23
Orléans West-Innes celebrates its shining Gems 08/17/23
East end park named after Parade of Lights co-organizer 08/17/23
New guide dog gives Kevin Frost new lease on life 08/17/23
Resilient Afghan family embraces new beginnings in Orléans 08/17/23




Ottawa School of Theatre all ages production of Treasure Island was wonderfully entertaining

Orléans native wins Juno Comedy Album of the Year

The musical alter ego of local city councillor Matt Luloff

East end hurdlers lead the way at NCSSAA track and field championships

Navan Grads capture the Bogart Cup for the first time in franchise history

13-year-old gymnast wins first international medal

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