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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.
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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"
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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"
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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.
Fire at empty west end home
An unoccupied house on Westra Road, in the city’s west side, was the site of a fire on Thursday night.
Kovach retires after 23 years on council
Guelph’s longest-serving current city councillor, Gloria Kovach, has announced her retirement from council after 23 years.
Chong discusses his Reform Act
Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong will be in Guelph on Sunday April 6 to talk about The Reform Act in a town hall meeting that will also look at proportional representation.
Wyndham Street reconstruction tricky business
There are a few different options being considered chen it comes to how to do the reconstruction work needed for Wyndham Street and St. George’s Square.
St. George's Square
Traffic circle in St. George's Square?
A plan to turn St. George’s Square into a traffic circle of sorts isn’t exactly a hands-down winner with downtown businesses.
St. George’s Square plans called ‘a work in progress’
The executive director of the Downtown Guelph Business Association sees the city’s proposal for redesigning St. George’s Square as “a work in progress,” but he’s delighted that city hall is planning upgrades to the square and nearby downtown streets.
Area volunteers celebrate
The Volunteer Centre of Guelph-Wellington is inviting members of the public to its ninth annual Time To Give Community Breakfast to hear all about how volunteers contribute to community well-being.
Townhouses go in business park
City hall has announced three land sales in the Hanlon Creek Business Park, including one chunk of land where residential townhouses will be built.
Sandals accuses critic of playing to the camera
Education Minister Liz Sandals has dismissed a letter sent last week by the Progressive Conservative party’s education critic warning of a threat to extracurricular activities in Ontario’s schools during the next school year.
County mini-grants available
The Centre Wellington Community Foundation is launching its third Mini-Grant program with grants of up to $1,000 available for charities working in Centre Wellington.
Guelph General Hospital
South end hospital not in forecast
Guelph General Hospital is making plans for expansion at its current site on Delhi Street, rather than building a new hospital in the south end.
Farbridge, Guthrie weigh in on court decision
The two main contenders for mayor in this fall’s civic election have issued statements on Monday’s court ruling that the city is liable in a lawsuit involving a contractor fired in 2008 from the project to build a new city hall.
Parks and recreation boss no longer working at city hall
Murray Cameron is no longer the city’s general manager of parks and recreation.
 
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