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Mayor moves to push budget in ‘new direction’

Mayor Cam Guthrie is looking for city council’s support in setting a “new direction” for the next city budget, so that the 2015 property tax increase would be no higher than the rate of inflation.

Catholic board ponders French immersion

By Doug Hallett Guelph Tribune The local Catholic school board might take another look at offering French immersion following a decision by its Waterloo Region counterpart to introduce the program at three of its schools next September, says the local board’s director of education. “Certainly based on what I’m hearing, there is an interest in [...]

OPP not happy about all the RIDE charges

Wellington County’s current R.I.D.E. campaign is halfway through, and there have been more than 230 charges and licence suspensions so far.

Minto mayor warden

With a long career as a community leader in his back pocket, Minto Mayor George Bridge has been elected as Wellington County Warden for 2015.

St. George's Square

St. George’s Square plan a done deal?

An attempt to reopen the debate over a controversial new design for St. George’s Square failed at council Monday, and Coun. Bob Bell believes a bylaw interpretation could mean the new design is a done deal.

City operating budget sees projected $693,000 deficit

The city is projecting a $692,000 deficit in its tax-supported operating budget for 2014, based on revenues and expenditures up to the end of September, says a report that went to council last night.

New chamber president welcomes challenge

A new president and CEO has been selected to head the Guelph Chamber of Commerce.

Second candidate takes run at federal Liberal nomination

A second candidate has entered the race to become the Liberal candidate in Guelph in the next federal election.

Ice storm costs

Ice storm $$$ long way off

Guelph MPP Liz Sandals has rejected criticism from a political opponent that the province is making it overly difficult for municipalities to get provincial help with the cost of cleaning up after last December’s huge ice storm.

Early Years centre moves to mall

The Guelph Ontario Early Years Centre is moving its downtown operation to Stone Road Mall in January after nine years of operating at both locations.

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