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Tony Saxon

Tony Saxon

Tony Saxon’s history as a journalist has been rich and varied over the past 20 years. Most recently known as the Guelph Mercury's beat writer covering the Guelph Storm, Tony is an award winning correspondent, columnist, reporter, feature writer and photographer, who has covered politics, science, and any topic that made for a great story. As a storyteller, Tony is considered “fearless.”

Recent Work by Tony

Storm duo playing in Russia, but will return to Guelph when season starts

Storm duo playing in Russia, but will return to Guelph when season starts

Daniil Chayka and Andrei Bakanov are on loan to Russian teams until the OHL season starts
Fixed Gear Brewing expands into the wood oven pizza world

Fixed Gear Brewing expands into the wood oven pizza world

Fixed Gear is adding a pizza canteen and tap room in the old Abe Erb Brewing Co. location on Edinburgh Road
Guelph General adding temporary structure to expand its emergency department

Guelph General adding temporary structure to expand its emergency department

New entrance will allow current waiting room to be used for patient care and help demand and complexities brought on by COVID
More getting COVID tests, but wait times for test and results have increased

More getting COVID tests, but wait times for test and results have increased

The province is ramping up lab capacity to get results quicker and local changes are being made so people aren't waiting as long to get their test
Guelph man who murdered his mother sentenced to life in prison

Guelph man who murdered his mother sentenced to life in prison

Jacob Roncato pleaded guilty to second-degree murder earlier this year
City bylaw dealt with 71 complaints about noisy parties last weekend

City bylaw dealt with 71 complaints about noisy parties last weekend

Only one situation required a ticket, the rest either were or became quiet
New location option for library would provide 'efficiencies,' says city staff

New location option for library would provide 'efficiencies,' says city staff

Those efficiencies could include less space needed for the same library plans and an increase in property tax revenue from the Baker Street redevelopment
No Guelph Santa Claus Parade this year, but organizers working on alternative event

No Guelph Santa Claus Parade this year, but organizers working on alternative event

Safety protocols mean no large gatherings, but organizers say they still want to make sure kids get to see Santa somehow
Celebration of all things bicycle happening Sept. 12

Celebration of all things bicycle happening Sept. 12

Love Your Bike festival gearing up for a good time
Guelph Symphony Orchestra gets back to performing at free walk-by concert <b>(13 photos)</b>

Guelph Symphony Orchestra gets back to performing at free walk-by concert (13 photos)

Orchestra members performed in public twice, both for free, on the weekend