BRUCEDALE – Guelph/Eramosa council will amend a boulevard maintenance and highway obstruction bylaw to clarify signs are not allowed on municipal boulevards.
Council discusses health/safety committee, bylaw complaints, noise bylaw exemptions
BRUCEDALE – Items discussed at the March 20 Guelph/Eramosa council meeting include a health and safety committee report, bylaw enforcement complaint policy and noise bylaw exemptions.
First Whistle Stop Easter Bunny breakfast fundraiser held at the Puslinch Community Centre
Easter fundraiser – The first Whistle Stop Easter Bunny breakfast fundraiser brought out 250…
It’s never too late (or too soon) to plan an end-of-life ceremony
GUELPH – Celebrant Christine Lafazanos said end-of-life ceremonies can happen any time, from before a person’s death to years after.
Township water systems rated well, private septic systems overdue for inspections: report
BRUCEDALE – Guelph/Eramosa councillors learned recently the township’s water systems are operating smoothly but private septic systems in the municipality are overdue for inspections.
Author launches debut novel; seven more on way
MOOREFIELD – The Dead Lie is the first book in a mystery thriller series written by retired teacher Ivanka Fear.
Thousands raised at weekend event for Syrian, Turkish earthquake relief
GUELPH – A fundraiser here for Syrian and Turkish earthquake relief was a great success, raised thousands for the cause.
Brown’s new book helps moms ‘worry less and live more’
MAPLETON – Instead of worrying what may go wrong, Alison Brown has learned to ask “What if this goes great? What if the best is yet to come?”
Rockwood apartment building approved in principle
BRUCEDALE – Guelph/Eramosa council has provided in-principle support for a new 28-unit, three-storey apartment building in downtown Rockwood.
Local ‘butter tart queen’ wins Ontario title
DRAYTON – The Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies has named Helen Moffat this year’s Reserve Butter Tart Champion.
Local seniors offer words of wisdom in anthology of true stories
GUELPH/ERAMOSA – Coming together to write an anthology of true stories had a local group of seniors laughing with and supporting one another in a “collective creativity” that had them feeling “like teenagers” again.
Guelph restaurant holding fundraiser for Syrian and Turkish earthquake relief
GUELPH - An upcoming fundraiser will support Syrian and Turkish earthquake relief.
ECFTA exhibition celebrates artists with ‘(dis)abilities’
ELORA – Artists with disabilities are celebrated in a new exhibition at the Elora Centre for the Arts. The exhibition, entitled Soar - Celebrating our Ability to Fly, Sing and Soar, is on now until April 2.
Guelph Arts Council transforms eBar into artBar
GUELPH – The eBar, a space known for musical performances, poetry slams, and 2SLGBTQIA+ dance parties, permanently closed its doors early in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guelph/Eramosa council briefs
BRUCEDALE – Guelph/Eramosa council meets every Monday afternoon in a hybrid format.