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Water watchers meeting takes place next week

The Wellington Water Watchers is inviting members, volunteers and concerned citizens of the local watershed to attend its annual general meeting on Nov. 24.

Former U of G professor scores big literary prize

Thomas King, a retired University of Guelph professor, has won a prestigious Governor General’s literary award for The Back of the Turtle, the first novel he’s written in 15 years.

Nominees named for Peace Medallion

The YMCA-YWCA of Guelph has announced the nominees for its 2014 YMCA Peace Medallion.

Entrepreneurship centre getting boost from grant

The University of Guelph has received a $400,000 grant to expand its student entrepreneurship centre and support young people starting and growing their own businesses.

Animal hospital accepting donations

The Smith Lane Animal Hospital at the Ontario Veterinary College is collecting donations for the University of Guelph’s student food bank.

Kinderconcerts return

A series of classical music mini-concerts aimed at preschoolers returns to the River Run Centre’s Co-operators Hall this Saturday.

Guelph screening for documentary

At the end of an 800-kilometre run across an ancient message route, 10 teenage Aboriginal boys carrying the 1967 Pan American Games torch were barred from entering the Winnipeg stadium.

Show eyes factory site

An exhibition of “painted photographs” exploring the former factory site at 5 Arthur St. as it is about to be transformed for housing and related purposes has an opening reception on Friday at a local gallery.

Mural unveiling at downtown spot

A mural that will help raise funds for local charities will be unveiled Friday at Old Quebec Street in downtown Guelph.

Award for art centre

The Macdonald Stewart Art Centre was one of 14 galleries in 11 Ontario cities honoured when the Ontario Association of Art Galleries handed out its 37th annual awards in Toronto earlier this month.

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