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Hillside campers get first online crack at booking sites

Those who want to book a Guelph Lake campsite for the Hillside Festival can do so March 31 at 9 a.m. The Grand River Conservation Area is offering this early booking opportunity after it received requests from festival fans. Then, on Wednesday, April 1 at 9 a.m. the online system will accept reservations for all [...]

Highway 7 widening

Highway 7 widening underway this spring

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario says it’s spending about $70 million to acquire property for a new Highway 7 between Guelph and Kitchener, and work is finally getting underway this spring after being talked about for decades.

No lights on Hanlon not on province’s radar

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario plans to turn the Hanlon Expressway, which it controls, into a freeway connected at its north end to the new Highway 7 and at the south end to Highway 401.

Guelph City Hall

Mayor accepts salary but not annual increases

Mayor Cam Guthrie is accepting a boost in the mayor’s pay that adds up to almost 22 per cent over four years, but he says he will refuse additional annual increases during this term of council.

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Ontario finance minister says budget deficit gone by 2017-18

Ontario’s finance minister brought an upbeat message about the province’s economic prospects to an inaugural event put on Tuesday by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce.

Man punches out bulldog?

Police are looking for a man who allegedly kicked and punched a dog and threatened its owner after a dogfight broke out along the Speed River.

Newly formed committee aims to make city more age-friendly

A new leadership team will work to make Guelph more age-friendly.

Man exposes himself in park

A man approached a female teenager at Riverside Park on Tuesday evening and allegedly exposed himself to her.

Two major hires at the university

The University of Guelph announced its choices Monday to fill two high-profile administrative posts on the local campus.

Driver charged after boy hit

A 13-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after a Jeep struck him Monday morning the first day back to school after March Break.

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