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Police and humane society unite to probe missing cats
The Guelph Police Service is teaming up with the Guelph Humane Society to investigate concerns about missing cats in the city.
Discovery of solvents means construction delay
City hall says further tests and sampling are needed before work can resume on a large watermain that was being built when work crews unearthed eight drums filled with industrial solvents earlier this month.
Recent Comments
Tuesday, September, 23, 2014 - 11:11:08 PM
Grassroots group draws line in sand "What Mr. Barker fails to disclose is that he is a far right wing individual who is now using the moniker Grass Roots."
Comment by jamie561
Tuesday, September, 23, 2014 - 11:11:54 PM
Politicians must give voters a reason to go to the polls "Interesting how we all perceive things in life. I actually see Mr. Guthrie to be very negative. He has always criticized the current mayor no matter what, and is quick with an opinion. Open minded? I certainly do not see that at all. Please tell me "
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Sunday, September, 21, 2014 - 1:01:33 PM
Not long ago Guthrie lauded city’s finances "It is very encouraging to see the level of interest in this year's Guelph municipal election and its reflection in newspaper letters and columns - this is great news for democracy indeed! I respectfully encourage everyone to review Mayoral candidate"
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Guelph Public Library’s new CEO comes from within
The Guelph Public Library has hired its new chief administrative officer from within.
Loblaws back in east end picture
Relief appears to be on the way for east end residents who have been complaining for years about the lack of a supermarket in their part of town, says Mayor Karen Farbridge.
Break, enter and sexual assault
Police are looking for a man who broke into a south end home and sexually assaulted a woman in the early hours of Sunday Sept. 14.
Dolime
Drinking water talks with Dolime to mediation
An independent mediator is being brought in to try to help resolve a longstanding dispute between the city and a quarry operator whose operations, the city maintains, presents a long-term threat to Guelph’s drinking water.
Upper Grand
After 24 years, trustee steps down
Guelph’s longest serving public school trustee is not running for another term in the Oct. 27 civic elections.
Guelph Election 2014
Four past provincial candidates run for council
Two men who ran under the Progressive Conservative banner in recent provincial elections, both losing to MPP Liz Sandals, are going after seats on Guelph city council.
Be warned: Wellington Street closed next week
Wellington Street between Gordon Street and Edinburgh Road will be closed to all traffic for about five days starting on Monday Sept. 15, weather permitting, the city says.
Kovach exits with last call
In her final chance to help set the agenda at city hall, Coun. Gloria Kovach proposed Monday that council members be required to publicly report their expenses in an itemized way.
Guelph’s vet college touted as Ontario economic engine
The U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College is an economic engine that directly contributes more than $125 million to Ontario’s economy each year and generates 800 jobs annually, according to a new economic analysis.
United Way
Guelph United Way sets goal of $3.5 million
United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign Wednesday, announcing a goal of raising $3.5 million to support local social service programs.
Urbacon law suit
Tab in Urbacon suit hits $8.4 million
City hall has closed the book on its long legal battle with fired city hall contractor Urbacon, agreeing to an out-of-court settlement that will see the city pay over $6.6 million to the Toronto-based company – with hefty legal costs on top of this.
Artist and journalist latest to run for council
An artist turned community activist and a longtime Guelph journalist are among the latest to file as candidates for city council, with only one day left before the filing deadline.
Heritage
Guelph has its first heritage district
After years of work to create Guelph’s first heritage conservation district, council voted almost unanimously in favour of the final plan at its last meeting before the Oct. 27 civic election.
City contains old landfill site spillage
Preliminary chemical analysis of several drums discovered last week by construction crews working on a construction site north of Wellington Street shows the drums contained solvents or petroleum-based substances, the city says.
Donation bins
Donation bin issues under review by city
The city is moving forward with the process to create a bylaw requiring licensing for donation bins, which have been an ongoing concern for some residents and property owners.
 
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