Stop, Listen, Think

Guelph woman loses $3,800 in bitcoin scam involving fake government official Forget for a moment that the government or police or whoever is telling you to send them bitcoin in order to sort out a court case. Don’t ever send it, but for now that’s the least of our problems. What I’m more concerned about …

I Bring This Stuff Everywhere. You Can Never Be Too Careful With So Many Thieves Around

Rare is the day when I actively hope that a person is homeless, but today is that day. Because if this woman wasn’t, what was she thinki…never mind. I really ought to know better than this by now. A 23-year-old Guelph woman has been charged after police say she brought several bags of stolen property …

Don’t Mess With Me. These Lungs Are Lethal Weapons

Coughing on people and objects is so much the new thing nowadays that it’s hardly worth posting every instance of it. But this one I’m putting up because it’s particularly dumb. This doofus, who the Guelph Police Service has not named here, got himself a probation violation for randomly coughing on a couple of people …

If It Wasn’t For The Need To Distance, They Could Switch To Vans

This is logical, yet strange sounding. I wonder if other cities are going to start doing the same thing. Guelph Transit limits number of people on a bus at one time Only 10 people allowed on a bus at any one time starting Thursday, March 26 Guelph Transit has implemented new changes in the wake …

Stop Buying All The Damn Toilet Paper, You Animals

What is this, diarrhea Black Friday? From fist fights to stealing off carts, toilet paper frenzy hits Guelph Lineups form long before Guelph Costco opened and 1,000 packs of toilet paper were gone in 15 minutes “Good morning and don’t kill us.” And with those words, manager Armando Gumbs opened the doors of the Guelph Costco …

Leavin’ With Your Safe In A Little Red Wagon

Another example of police news releases leaving out key details. On Dec. 3, 2019 at 6:51 a.m., a member of the public observed an adult male and an adult female transporting a safe across the street near the intersection of Fife Road and Whitelaw Road in the City of Guelph with a children’s wagon. Police …

The Rent Is Too Damn High

We were definitely not the happiest of campers when our rent went up by over $50 this year (largest increase I’ve ever seen), but apparently we ought to be counting our lucky stars that we have a decent place to live and don’t need to look for a new one. Guelph rental prices keep rising …