Kelly McCarthy (Kent)

Journalist/Photographer

Location icon Canada

Hi. I am a journalist and photographer who has been working in Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley since graduating from the Multimedia Journalism program at Algonquin College in 2013. My three biggest passions are writing, reading and learning everything I can about anything I can.

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West Carleton Review
11/24/2016
Constance Bay Pharmacy offers services with a personal touch

Pharmaceuticals with personal touch – that’s what Tamara Awada is hoping to offer in Constance Bay. Residents of Constance Bay will soon have their very own pharmacy right in the heart of their community. The Constance Bay Pharmacy, as it is aptly named, opens for business Dec. 1.

West Carleton Review
11/10/2016
Carp: The friendliest community in Canada

West Carleton Review The secret is out. What locals have known for years is now public knowledge: Carp is the friendliest place to be. In fact, Carp recently topped the Friendliest Communities (and Towns) in Canada list put together by Expedia.ca, beating out 24 other friendly places for the number one spot.

West Carleton Review
11/10/2016
Volunteerism at the heart of community-loved outdoor rinks

West Carleton Review At the heart of every Canadian community is a good outdoor rink - and at the heart of those rinks are dozens of selfless volunteers. Len Russell, secretary of the Constance and Buckham's Bay Community Association, is one such volunteer.

West Carleton Review
11/03/2016
Farm values increase between 13 and 21 per cent in West Carleton

West Carleton Review Farm values across Ottawa have increased again. The week of Oct. 17, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) began to mail property assessments to farmers across Ottawa - including West Carleton - notifying them that their properties have been assessed at a higher value this round.

West Carleton Review
11/03/2016
Carp Custom Creamery to offer monthly ice cream subscription service

West Carleton Review If your doorbell rings this January, answer it - it could be the Carp Custom Creamery delivering your monthly order of ice cream. Starting in the new year, Carp Custom Creamery is starting the Ice Cream Club: a monthly subscription service that will provide those who join up with one or two litres of handmade ice cream delivered directly to their front doors.

West Carleton Review
10/27/2016
Students become scientists at Stonecrest Elementary School

West Carleton Review "This is the coolest day ever!" Such were the cries of students in Mallory Wilson's Grade 6 class at Stonecrest Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 20 as they participated in a Scientists in School program - a program that had them studying, poking and prodding once-alive specimens of creatures like turtles, snakes and even squids.

West Carleton Review
10/20/2016
The gift of life: from one friend to another

West Carleton Review For Carp resident Kathy Craig, receiving a liver transplant was not an option. She needed one to turn her health around after suffering from an autoimmune condition for several years - and possibly to save her life.

West Carleton Review
10/13/2016
Give candy to get candy this Halloween

West Carleton Review Have you ever heard of reverse trick-or-treating? Imagine this: a few days before Halloween, your doorbell rings. You open it, and on the other side there are children waiting to hand over their candy to you, rather than accept it.

West Carleton Review
09/22/2016
Iconic Huntley Burger gets new booth in time for Carp Fair

West Carleton Review Guests will still be able to get their iconic Huntley Burgers at this year's Carp Fair - but they'll be ordering them out of a brand new location. Six decades after the first Huntley Burger was served, the locally famous treat has gotten a new home.

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