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Niska bridge closed until May 1

The west end’s one-lane Niska Road bridge will be closed for repairs from Monday April 20 to Friday May 1.

Wanted: Adult crossing guards

City hall is seeking to fill four permanent and four spare positions for adult crossing guards by the summer.

Waste audit

Mayor welcomes looking into contracting out curbside waste pickup

Mayor Cam Guthrie says he’s pleased the city’s internal auditor will investigate whether curbside waste collection should be contracted out to the private sector, rather than continue to be done by unionized city employees.

Yard waste pickup

Yard waste about-face

City residents who have been dreading 2015 as the year when the city cancels its spring and fall yard waste collections can rest easy, as city hall has changed its mind.

City has new designs on Riverside Park

Guelph’s biggest playground revamp this year will be at Riverside Park, and the city is looking for the public’s input.

Information session scheduled for proposed school boundary

The public school board will hold a public information session next Wednesday so parents can learn more about a proposed boundary for a new French immersion school on Couling Crescent in the east end.

File of Life

New program replaces Vial for Life

A new in-home safety tool for Guelph-Wellington residents who have serious or complicated medical histories has been launched by the city’s emergency services.

Months-long repair work underway to East Parkade

The city has begun structural maintenance and repair work in the East Parkade that could take four months to complete.

Soltice 3

Area residents express concerns about student building

The “Solstice 3” student housing proposed for the former St. Matthias church site could be changed to more family-friendly townhouses if community discussions don’t yield better results.

Art Services

School bus riding rules impact 150

The east end’s Ken Danby school would be the board’s most affected elementary school, with 14 students set to lose their right to a seat on the bus.

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