Publication: Guelph Mercury

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Old story newly popular

Posted by Phil AndrewsWe've noted an interesting development this week on the Mercury website.A Jan. 2011 story on intentionally shoeless Guelph resident Joe St. Denis has become our "most popular" web item this week.Our theory is that the piece has gained ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Mercury
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

New Guelph music store taps into vintage vinyl

GUELPH—Bryan Munn likes his music tactile. So, apparently, do a lot of others.The Guelph entrepreneur has opened Royal Cat Records, selling used vinyl albums in a Carden Street store shared with Meow! the retro clothing store run by his wife Kara.The ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 6 hours ago]
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Guelph Public Library needs people like me

Many of us have a non-profit organization we regularly make donations toward. For me, it seems like it's the Guelph Public Library. However, my donations are more like fine payments and they are definitely made more regularly than I would like.I have ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Market Square wins certificate of merit from National Urban Design Awards

I'm sure it's just coincidence, but the timing couldn't be better for the city to learn Market Square received a certificate of merit from the National Urban Design Awards.Awards will be presented during the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Festival ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 6 hours ago]
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Guelph should cut spending and look for efficiencies, Canadian Taxpayers official asserts

GUELPH— Municipalities in Ontario already have enough money coming in from taxpayers, says Candice Malcolm. There is no need to talk about finding new ways of bringing in revenue.On Wednesday morning at the Guelph Golf and Curling Club, the Ontario director ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Waverley school turning 50

GUELPH — If the lawn in front of Waverley Drive Public School starts to look like rabbits or skunks or groundhogs are burrowing in, don't worry. There's no critter infestation.It's likely teacher Chris Brown on the hunt for a time capsule that was buried ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 8 hours ago]
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Setting our phasers to ‘sun’

Winter—the final frontier . . . these are the voyages of the Revie family enterprise.Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds . . . to seek out new life; new adventures; to boldly go where no one has gone before—to enter the spring of 20 ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Cuba, Adventurer, Epidemic
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Build off-road trails for Guelph cyclists

I do not understand why the City of Guelph is so enamoured with bike lanes that it has introduced legislation mandating bike lanes on new arteries. This appears to be an extravagant use of taxpayers' money with minimal benefit and appears to indicate ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
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Announcement should have spelled out the cost

Posted by Phil AndrewsThe City of Guelph announced this week that it will be developing a unique garden facility at its south end emergency services station.This is interesting news. It will likely be well-received by residents in the neighbourhood t ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Consider personal sacrifices to make our world better

The days since former president John F. Kennedy challenged Americans to "ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country" are long gone.When was the last time you remember a politician asking us to make a sacrifice for some ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Plans for south-end rec centre become clearer at public meeting

GUELPH — One thing is certain — a recreation centre in the south end of the city can't come quick enough for the people who turned out Tuesday night to a public meeting to review and discuss plans for the potential centre.And they were pretty clear about ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

A postulation for apostrophes

I couldn't help but see that on section C1, March 29, 2014 of the Guelph Mercury one of the headlines has a punctuation issue. I am a Grade 5 student and I've learned that if a name ends in "s" it doesn't need an apostrophe. The headline is this: Dylan ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Wales, Dylan Thomas, Mercury

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"Vinyl sales were down to very low numbers during the CD and digital download boom," he said. "It's only in the last five or 10 years that vinyl has come back. Now it's a substantial part of the music retail industry."
...worth out of our tax dollars, I hand them my card and begin piling book after book on to the counter in anticipation of what is to come next. "You have some overdue fees. Would you like to pay them now?" You would think after experiencing this same scenario over and over again that I would get used to it...
Findlay said relying solely on finding efficiencies to pay for all the city's needs "is a great ideal, but I don't know how terribly realistic it is."
"I wish we could still offer those programs," she said. "Kids need to know how to do those domestic things."

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Market Square wins certificate of merit from Na... [Published Guelph Mercury - 6 hours ago]
Guelph should cut spending and look for efficie... [Published Guelph Mercury - 7 hours ago]
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Announcement should have spelled out the cost [Published Guelph Mercury - 11 hours ago]
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Plans for south-end rec centre become clearer a... [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
A postulation for apostrophes [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
Build off-road trails for Guelph cyclists [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
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Fight for our right to walk – in Guelph [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 15 2014]
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