POLICE NOTES: Shots Fired, Clowns with Machetes, and Lots of Street Racing

There are 137,000 stories in the Royal City, and this is some of them. Looking at a week’s worth of media releases from the Guelph Police Service, there’s a lot gong on in our little city crime-wise speaking, so let’s run down some of the charges, issues, and requests for information from the Guelph Police Service over the last seven days. Continue reading “POLICE NOTES: Shots Fired, Clowns with Machetes, and Lots of Street Racing”

Guelph Public Library Reveals New Look for New Main Building

City of Guelph crews are currently set up at the Baker Street parking lot to look for bodies. The archeological preparation happening now is part of the ground work to redevelop Baker Street for a new residential project and the new main building for the Guelph Public Library. Speaking of that new library, here’s your first look at what the finished library project will look like. Continue reading “Guelph Public Library Reveals New Look for New Main Building”

Museum Planning Truth & Reconciliation Day Activities and Culture Days

Next week, the City of Guelph, it’s people, and people in communities across Canada will mark the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We might have already heard about a number of activities being hosted by the Rotary Club of Guelph, but the City is also planning some events through the Guelph Civic Museum. Continue reading “Museum Planning Truth & Reconciliation Day Activities and Culture Days”

The City of Guelph Has Demands for the Election Too!

In case you didn’t hear, there’s an election on. The 2021 Federal Election is well underway, and everyone has issues that are especially important to them, even the political leaders and staff at the City of Guelph. Before the weekend, the City sent out a press release listing their five priorities for this election, issues that they would like to see addressed by the candidates and their parties. These priorities, the release says, are essential to help Guelph meet its corporate goals. Continue reading “The City of Guelph Has Demands for the Election Too!”

City, Mayor Launch Charm Offensive to Attract Moderna Facility

Attracting big business is a big business in its own right, and Mayor Cam Guthrie and the City of Guelph mean business in their campaign to attract the new Moderna facility to Guelph. Guelph’s corporate side has launched a full court press to convince Moderna to come here, and some of the arguments should be fairly persuasive. But will it work? Continue reading “City, Mayor Launch Charm Offensive to Attract Moderna Facility”

Renovations Are Back on at Guelph Police HQ

The City of Guelph is reporting that work on the renovations to Guelph Police Services headquarters are back underway after a summer of tumult where the old contractor was fired, another contractor was hired, and a lot concerns were levied from the public about another expensive construction that’s gone over time and over budget. So what progress can be made on the project now? Continue reading “Renovations Are Back on at Guelph Police HQ”