Tag Archives: Market Square

Skating Rink a hit

January 3, 2012


Lots of people have been using the rink over the holidays. Even with freeze on today, skaters are out on the rink. Here is a photo of the scene at night when the lights are on:

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Free family fun on January 7

December 22, 2011

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Everyone is invited to my first annual Mayor’s New Year’s Levee on Saturday, January 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Guelph City Hall. The fun will include children’s activities and entertainment (including performances by the Funky Mamas), facepainting and crafts, hot chocolate and cookies, and skating on our new outdoor rink! For more information, visit […]

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An open letter to the community about construction

July 29, 2011


This is a thank you letter. First I’d like to thank residents, businesses and visitors for their continued patience as we work to complete an unprecedented amount of work on our aging buildings, roads, sewers and water systems. Thank you for putting up with the noise, mess and inconvenience that goes along with construction. Next, […]

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Paving bricks for Market Square

June 30, 2011

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I have had some questions about the pavers being laid in Market Square (Carden Street). Some people are concerned about how the pavers are being laid.  Right now the bricks are placed but not sanded or tamped so they are not finished.  There has been some concern about uneveness in how they are currently laid.  This […]

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Lambden family donation brings Civic Square rink closer to reality

January 15, 2010

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Yesterday, I had the honour of joining Andrew and Sue Lambden to announce a $400,000 pledge from the Nicholas Lambden Memorial Children’s Foundation for the ice rink and water feature in front of City Hall.  Here are my speaking notes. A volunteer community group called the Rink Rats has spearheaded fundraising for this project. Yesterday’s […]

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