Read this issue of the Manotick Messenger.

Runners took off at the beginning of the 5km run in front of South Carleton High School at the 38th annual Richmond Road Race Sunday. The event, which is the first of the year each year for Run Ottawa, was once again sold out as runners competed in 5km and 10km races.    
Jeff Morris photo
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Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre to seek Conservative Party leadership
Poilievre has been a thorn in the side of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau since he became the Opposition Finance Critic.
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“Closed” means “Closed” at Manotick Outdoor Rinks
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Thirteen years after losing her sister, Hannah Otto tells her story

Hannah Otto holds a picture of her sister, Maddy. Hannah was seven when Maddy passed away at the age of five from an inoperable brain stem tumour..
Karen Joyner photo
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In the News

St. Mark hoop star learns from seniors at Orchard Walk

JMichael Semaan is a student-athlete at St. Mark High School who is excelling in the basketball court.
Phil Potter photo
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Nick’s Barber Shop celebrates 25th anniversary in Manotick
Nick’s Barber Shop celebrated its 25th anniversary in Manotick. From left to right are Dr. Salima Ismail, Chair of the Manotick BIA, Nick Romano, Gino Romano and Councillor Scott Moffatt.   
Gary Coulombe photo
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