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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.
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Thursday, June, 11, 2015 - 3:03:48 PM
Off-leash park is not a school playground "From the City of Guelph website, on leash-free zones: "When off-leash, “under control” means the dog remains close to its handler (within sight and earshot), responds to voice commands, and is prevented from approaching within one metre of oth"
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Wednesday, June, 10, 2015 - 6:06:33 PM
Keep bridge one lane say Niska Road area residents "Big mistake!! Twice in one day people coming off Niska to Downey have pulled out in front of me, once forcing me to leave a portion of my tires on the pavement. There are also tractor trailers trying to use it from time to time which again manages to"
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Solstice 3 going to OMB over church site plans "decisions that affect cities should be made by elected reps of the cities- this is what is meant by accountablity- the omb when it steps in is not accountable to the people of guelph=our local elections have no impact on them= a bad setup/system inde"
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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.
Urbacon
Out-of-court Urbacon lawsuit tab over $6.6 million
City hall closed the book Monday 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.
Guelph Election 2014
Farbridge lashes out at naysayers – Guthrie included
Mayor Karen Farbridge launched her campaign for a third straight term Saturday with a biting attack on her main rival, Coun. Cam Guthrie.
City’s AA+ rating lauded but not by mayoral candidate
The city is patting itself on the back for its good financial position after receiving a strong AA+ credit rating from Standards & Poor’s Rating Services.
 
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