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Saturday | Horsetalk

Euthanasia: Planning for the final goodbye

Horse owners prefer the thought of their aged senior dying a peaceful, natural death. Unfortunately, many owners are faced with the difficult decision of having to put down their beloved equine due to humane or medical reasons.

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Saturday | The Fountain Pen

Crime of the Week - September 12, 2014

On Thursday July 24th 2014, a break and enter occurred at a business located on Inkerman Street in Guelph. Entry was gained into a storage container located on the property.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Fountain Pen

Police Report - September 12, 2014

On August 30, 2014 at 6:30pm, a 2007 Ford Fusion was involved in a collision with a Chevrolet van at the intersection of Stone Road West and the Hanlon Expressway. Damage was sustained by both involved motor vehicles.

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The Fountain Pen

The GPL Seeks Volunteers for Board Positions

Guelph, ON The Guelph Public Library is searching for interested volunteers to fill vacancies on the Library Board, which operates under the terms of the Public Libraries Act. To be on a public library board in Ontario and in accordance with the Public Libraries Act, R.S.O. 1990 Section 10 Board Member and Section 13 Disqualification of Board Members, you need to be: * A Canadian citizen * Resident of the City of Guelph * At least 18 years of age * Not be employed by the GPL or City of Guelph * Not convicted of an indictable offence The GPL board usually meets the third Tuesday of every month , 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Main Library.

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The Fountain Pen

City Watermain Cleaning Begins Sept. 14, 2014

Guelph, ON, September 11, 2014Water Services will begin the fall phase of its watermain cleaning program on Sunday, September 14. The cleaning will run until the targeted completion date of Friday, October 10 as follows: --> Watermain cleaning September 14 to 26, nightly between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.: residents in areas being cleaned are asked to refrain from using water during nighttime cleaning period. Routine use can resume after 6 a.m. --> Watermain flushing September 28 to October 10, daily between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.: water will not be shut off during daytime flushing period, but residents may experience low pressure and/or discoloured water.

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Guelph Tribune

Photographers guild season launch

The Guelph Photographers Guild will hold its first meeting of the 2014-15 season next Wednesday. Guest presenter at the event is Michael Willems, who is described in a news release as one of North America's premier teachers of photography.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Guelph Tribune

Talk on Bitcoin currency

Transition Guelph is hosting 'An Introduction to Bitcoin: A platform for sustainable economics' on Sept. 17 to discuss the emerging digital currency.

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The Fountain Pen

Update on Missing Person - Seble Dietrich

On July 19, 2014 the Guelph Police became involved in a missing person investigation. The police investigation revealed that Seble Dietrich, age 39 left her home on July 10, 2014 in her two door, 1999 red Mercedes SLK.

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Guelph Tribune

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. Deloitte LLP, a global consulting firm, reviewed the 152-year-old veterinary school as part of a process supporting reaccreditation of OVC, which is Ontario's only vet school and one of five in Canada, said a U of G news release Tuesday.

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Guelph Tribune

Guelph has its first heritage district

The district, which includes the area where the Speed and Eramosa rivers converge, takes in the historic Brooklyn neighbourhood south of the river and extends along Gordon Street to near the university. By Doug Hallett Guelph Tribune 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.

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Guelph Tribune

Meet the man behind this factory

"By 1881 The Bell Organ and Piano Company was one of the largest manufacturers in Canada and the organs were purchased worldwide - even Queen Victoria had a Bell Organ." Residents will get the chance Saturday to meet the man behind the above Bell Organ and Piano Company that was located on the northwest corner of Carden and Wyndham streets.

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The Wellington Advertiser

Bracelet of Hope honoured for work done to combat AIDS crisis in Africa

Local grassroots organization Bracelet of Hope is being recognized by the International Education Business Partnership Network and the Conference Board of Canada for work done to combat the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa. Rockwood resident Dr. Anne Marie Zajdlik, who founded the organization in 2005, is travelling to Brussels, Belgium on Sept.

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The Fountain Pen

Project Safe Sememster Week 2 Results

Project Safe Semester is a collaboration involving the City of Guelph, Guelph Police Service, Guelph By-Law Enforcement, Guelph Fire Department, Alcohol and Gaming Commission Of Ontario-Investigation and Enforcement Bureau, Guelph Transit, Public Works, various other City Departments, Guelph-Wellington Emergency Services and the University of Guelph. These stakeholders have teamed up to address the late night issues in the downtown core and in residential neighbourhoods which have a high concentration of student housing.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Fountain Pen

Wellington St. To Edinburgh St. To Be Closed For 5 Days

Guelph, ON, September 10, 2014 Wellington Street, between Gordon Street and Edinburgh Road, will be closed to all traffic for approximately five days starting on September 15, weather permitting. The closure will allow for necessary construction and roadway crossings for the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley Clythe watermain project.

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The Compass

LETTER: Writer, formerly of Coley's Point, tells of Flander's Field

Meanwhile Guelph, Ont. native, Dr. John Alexander McCrae, 23 years older than Emerson, offered his medical expertise to the Canadian Artillery serving the European war effort.

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The Fountain Pen

Guelph Police Reports - Sept. 10, 2014

Guelph Police are investigating an incident that occurred on September 8, 2014 at approximately 6:00 p.m. at Orin Reid Park in the south end of the city. A male was approaching youths in the park and became engaged in a verbal dispute with the youths.

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Waterloo Chronicle

Going the folk way

There have been some amazing performances at Folkway Music over the years as famous guitar afficionados have come in to pluck those stringed instruments at the shop. The high-end guitar store in the heart of Waterloo, which opened in 2012, is a guitar gallery of sorts showing off the finest in fretted instruments since Mark Stutman first started stocking them in his repair and restoration shop in Guelph in 1999.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Fountain Pen

City and Urbacon Settle Out Of Court For $6.635 Million

GUELPH, ON, September 8, 2014 The City of Guelph and Urbacon Buildings Group Corp. have settled their legal dispute out of court for $6.635 million. "By reaching a settlement out of court, the City avoids further legal costs and gains certainty on the cost impact.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Fountain Pen

Guelph Fire Dept. Called to House Fire on Stevenson St.

On Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at approximately 10:56 p.m. the Guelph Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 14 Stevenson Street North.

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The Fountain Pen

Guelph Police Reports - September 07, 2014

On September 4, 2014 at 12:40 a.m., the Guelph Police went to the Petro Canada gas station on Stone Road to investigate a reported attempted robbery. It is alleged that a male entered and demanded cash.

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