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It's best Urbacon suit is over
Editorial: How the Urbacon lawsuit affects the civic election remains to be seen, but it’s good that the city and the fired contractor have reached an out-of-court settlement.
Election negativity troubling
Dear Editor: We are obviously in for an exciting election campaign, but I find myself mystified by the negativity of some candidates and letters to the editor.
Recent Comments
Wednesday, September, 10, 2014 - 2:02:28 PM
Farbridge lashes out at naysayers – Guthrie included "I've carefully reviewed Cam Guthrie's campaign materials and his plan for a Better Guelph, and I have also questioned him at length, and I don't see any reference to "cutting our way to a better city". Nor would I characterize Guthrie as one who is"
Comment by guelphpeter
Tuesday, September, 09, 2014 - 7:07:16 PM
Grassroots, taxes, library and the Guelph Factor "I would suggest to Eleanor Ross that she review the work done by consultants to select the best possible site for a new main library. http://www.library.guelph.on.ca/about/main/consultations.cfm Staff and the public were consulted extensively and "
Comment by DBrucew
Friday, September, 05, 2014 - 3:03:05 PM
City’s AA+ rating lauded but not by mayoral candidate "Once again Mr. Guthrie tries to make an issue out of thin air. A rating of AA+ is good news no matter how cynically you may look at it."
Comment by Tim Allman
Simplistic approach wrong
Dear Editor: Civic leadership isn’t about barking that our taxes are too high. It’s about ensuring that our taxes are spent wisely and that our city as a whole benefits on many levels, not just economically.
Again bankrolling a bad lot
Dear EDitor: Again, university students’ first weekend back in the city and Guelph taxpayer money is being spent on the Guelph police attending 15 house parties, nude students running through the streets and open liquor violations.
Lack of track disappointing
Dear Editor: I am a senior who has just moved to Guelph from Mount Forest.
Noisy gnat getting to me
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: Mosquitoes are pretty much gone, but there remains a giant gnat in my neighbourhood.
Guest Editorial: Making Guelph a Better Place
I do a lot of things in this city.
Grassroots, taxes, library and the Guelph Factor
Seven letters to the editor about the Guelph municipal election:
Shaky start to the year
Editorial: It’s early days yet, so it may be difficult to tell whether Project Safe Semester is having the desired impact on alcohol-related rowdiness in the city.
New central library’s role benefits all city branches
Dear Editor: Bullfrog library user Judith Wilkins misunderstands the relationship between a central library and its branches (“Library Thinking Wrong,” Aug. 26) in her response to public library CEO Kitty Pope’s excellent piece about the benefits of library systems especially in this electronic age (Tribune Aug. 12)
Homeowner blindsided by no notification of costly bill
Dear Editor: I have been getting phone calls from Reliance Home Comfort trying to talk me into staying with them or not to trust the other company coming to my door.
Let plane complaints fly
I think Chris Wood’s response to the airplane noise complaints is misleading (Tribune, Aug. 26).
Time to take city back
Dear EDitor: What was the point of having city council vote on St. George’s Square with no substance to it other than “it’s round”?
Campaign rhetoric begins
Dear Editor: Well, here we go.
Debt and taxes worrisome
Dear Editor: As a homeowner and landlord paying extremely high taxes in Guelph, it scares me that this city is putting every taxpayer further and further in debt with unnecessary building projects and frivolous spending (Downtown roundabout, sculptures? Really?)
Square up for debate
Editorial: One of the final votes of this term of council came last week when a vision for a redesigned St. George’s Square was endorsed 7-5, with Coun. Lise Burcher absent.
New-look council a lock
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: Okee-dokee all you political junkies.
Accident spotlights road dangers
Dear Editor: I would like to thank the witness who stopped and the people who came out of their houses with food and beverages for the people involved in an accident Aug. 22 at the corner of Edinburgh Road South and Paisley Road.
 
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