Ward 2 News: The Deuce

Guelph Transit gearing up for September

  Minor stop and schedule adjustments to routes 3, 17, 18 and 41 Guelph, Ont., August 23, 2018 – There’s a flurry of activity happening behind the scenes at Guelph Transit to get ready for September, as residents and students return from summer vacation. “As part of our ongoing effort to improve the service for

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Something to watch for in Riverside Park

thanks to OPIRG and the City, with some provincial funding, Riverside Park, the jewel of Ward 2 has this helpful sign. Those derned geese sometimes make parts of our park a little less than jewel-like. This will help a bit

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Victor Davis Pool closing for repairs

Hi folks… It’s not in our Ward, but it’s just next door and I know a lot of Twovians use this great facility…. Closed for about 3 weeks for repairs. Here’s the scoop:   The Victor Davis Pool at Victoria Road Recreation Centre is closing for tile repairs to the pool deck, starting September 4.

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Take a free shuttle to the Guelph Farmers’ Market

It’s been frustrating for market patrons to find their way there with all the construction on Wilson Street…. here’s a temporary solution that hopefully helps! James   Guelph, Ont., July 26, 2018– The Guelph Farmers’ Market is offering a free shuttle service for market customers to get to and from downtown parking lots starting July

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Fencing around Goldie Mill expanded for structural safety

Of particular interest to Ward Twovians in the South-West corner of our lovely ward: Repairs to stone ruins and chimney to begin this summer Guelph, Ont., July 25, 2018 – The City of Guelph is expanding the fenced-off section around the Goldie Mill ruins to address structural concerns identified in an independent engineering report. Fencing

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Celebrate John Galt Day at Market Square on August 4

  A great family event coming up- Guelph, Ont., July 23, 2018 – Over the Civic long weekend, on Saturday, August 4, the City will host its annual John Galt Day festivities featuring free activities and family-friendly entertainment in Guelph’s Market Square. “John Galt Day is a true community celebration,” says Bill Nuhn, manager of

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Dry conditions move outside water use level up to yellow

  Enforced watering restrictions now in effect Reduce your water use Guelph, Ont., July 10, 2018—The City is enforcing watering restrictions for level 1 yellow of the outside water use program because of a lack of rainfall, hot temperatures and increased demands on the water system. At level 1 yellow, lawn watering is restricted to

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Riverside Playground is open!

It’s taken a while.. but it’s totally worth it! Check out the new and exciting playground in the Jewel of Ward Two– Riverside Park…. but don’t get overheated! James

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Heat warning issued for city of Guelph

Heat warning issued for city of Guelph Keep cool at air-conditioned City facilities and libraries Guelph, Ont., June 28, 2018 – Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Guelph. Hot and humid conditions arrive tomorrow and continue through next week. The City of Guelph reminds residents that air-conditioned City facilities and libraries are open

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Evergreen seniors facility to close for six weeks

Some Ward 2 news that will affect quite a few of us who appreciate this great resource. Evergreen seniors facility to close for six weeks Parking lot and sidewalk repairs begin July 2 Guelph, Ont., June 18, 2018 – Starting July 2, the City of Guelph will begin repairs of the parking lot and sidewalk

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Special Meeting about break-ins and vandalism May 17th

Hi folks, With winter over there has been a resurgence of break-ins, vandalism and threats to security in the Ward 2 neighbourhoods that flank the Speed River: mainly the Dufferin Street area and across the river around Arthur Street and the Wolfond Park neighbourhood. For many it’s reaching a crisis point. We are fortunate that

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Brant Ave Youth Group Fundraising Car Wash this Saturday

A great Ward 2 organization has a fun fundraiser this Saturday ( originally scheduled for the day of the ice storm!)–SATURDAY May 12th from 11 am to 2 pm at The New Life Church – 400 Victoria Rd N… Please come & hang out, help out or get your car washed! This event is in

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Clean and Green Community cleanup postponed one week

The weather has us beat. If you’ve signed up to help this weekend with the ward 2 team… hold on to your rake for another week… we’ll try it on the 29th instead… here’s the official press release about it! Clean and Green Participants, It seems that mother nature is just not going to cooperate

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Action Read Fundraiser in Ward 2 this weekend

It’s a busy week in Ward 2! Our great community hub the Guelph Youth Music Centre on Cardigan Street is hosting this great fundraiser for Action Read… a very worthy cause… here are the details… attend if you can!

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Fundraisers For Brant Avenue Youth Group

Hi again folks… The Brant Avenue Youth Group is going to participate again this year in the “muddy Grape” endurance run fundraiser sponsored by the Guelph Police. They’d love your help to get there… soooo… SATURDAY APRIL 28th at 9:30 am they are putting on a car wash at New Life Church on Victoria… AND

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City plans for remediation work at Goldie Mill Park

Many of you Ward Twovians have been asking about this- Here’s today’s announcement- Guelph, Ont., April 16, 2018 — The City of Guelph has received final soil testing results for Goldie Mill Park and is set to begin remediation work this summer. Site testing has confirmed earlier results; that chemicals in the soil are consistent

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