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Termites in downtown for first time
The city plans to inspect about 300 downtown properties for termites this spring after finding an infestation inside the River Run Centre and in adjacent John Galt Park.
South end rec centre options part of Tuesday public meeting
Options for a potential new south end recreation facility will be discussed at a public meeting on Tuesday.
Recent Comments
Monday, April, 07, 2014 - 8:08:42 PM
Kovach retires after 23 years on council "Actually news of Kovach's retirement was exclusively reported by Guelph Today. http://guelphtoday.typepad.com/guelphtoday/2014/04/after-23-years-gloria-kovach-to-retire-from-guelph-council.html"
Comment by ScottJTracey
Sunday, March, 09, 2014 - 1:01:19 PM
Make election laws more inclusive: Mayor "Given that the federal government has little to do with cities and is desperately trying to divest themselves of any residual contact with this level of government, citizenship seems to be a meaningless criterion for voting in municipal elections. Pe"
Comment by Tim Allman
Thursday, March, 06, 2014 - 4:04:42 PM
Make election laws more inclusive: Mayor "I think Guelph joining Toronto and hopefully Kitchener in this petition would be brilliant. Permanent "Residents" reside among us, paying the same taxes and sharing the local concerns of citizens. Of course they should have a vote in municipal electi"
Comment by Dennis Galon
Gas thefts on the rise
With the rising price of gas, police are noting a rise in gas thefts.
Guelph Hydro no longer accepts Visa
“Will that be Visa or Mastercard?” no longer applies for customers of Guelph Hydro.
Valeriote travels to Vimy to mark 97th anniversary
Guelph MP Frank Valeriote, who recently became the Liberal party’s veterans’ affairs critic, is travelling to France this week as part of the government delegation going to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Catholic board names new education director
The Wellington District Catholic School Board has picked a new director of education to replace Don Drone, the longtime director who will soon retire.
Urbacon
City hall CAO’s powers allow acting on one’s own
Guelph chief administrative officer Ann Pappert says former CAO Hans Loewig had the power to act on his own in firing Urbacon from the city hall construction project in September 2008.
Winter 2014
Winter’s wrath raises questions
Mayor Karen Farbridge and Coun. Leanne Piper agree the icy state of Guelph’s sidewalks was unacceptable this winter, but they don’t entirely agree on what might be done about it.
City eyes widening Stone Road in phases
Stone Road will be widened from Gordon Street to Victoria Road over the next two years if council approves a recommendation from city staff.
Ice storm brush accepted by county
Wellington County says it will accept brush from December’s ice storm free of charge at four waste facilities until May 31.
John McCrae statue
Monument to a humanitarian
A local committee has officially formed to begin the necessary fundraising to erect a life-like statue of famed Guelph soldier, doctor and poet John McCrae in Guelph.
Council on outside of Urbacon suit: Pappert
City CAO Ann Pappert says her predecessor, Hans Loewig, fired Urbacon from the city hall construction project without seeking approval from city council.
Second degree murder charge
Police have arrested a 29-year-old Guelph man for second-degree murder in relation to the death of a 42-year-old man late last week.
Brush, branch cleanup begins
City hall has started the big job of cleaning up branches that fell from city-owned trees during December’s ice storm, and it expects to finish the work by mid-May.
A Place to Call Home
Those in need receive help on two fronts
At Friday morning’s launch of the County of Wellington’s 10-year plan for tackling housing and homelessness, the Welcome In Drop-In Centre announced a plan of its own.
Upper Grand District School Board
Winegard ‘thrilled’ school named after him
School board trustee Susan Moziar says she’s happy an east end school is to be named William Winegard Public School.
CUPE
Pay equity protest
Lori Morrison, left, and Victoria Szucs hold up a protest sign in front of local MPP Liz Sandals’ office during the noon hour Friday in what their union called a “Picket for Pay Equity.”
Dennis Noon back on Catholic school board
Rev. Dennis Noon, who was a trustee on the local Catholic school board for many years before deciding not to run in 2010, is back on the board.
 
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