Happy April Fools’ Day!

Hall of Fame moving to London For over 20 years, the small town of St. Marys, Ontario has been home to a national hall of fame and museum for one of the Big 4 North American sports. No more. Calling it an interesting but ultimately failed experiment, board members Thursday unanimously decided to sever ties…

Weekend Smiles

The laws of golf LAW 1: No matter how bad your last shot was, the worst is yet to come. This law does not expire on the 18th hole, since it has the supernatural tendency to extend over the course of a tournament, a summer and, eventually, a lifetime. LAW 2: Your best round of…

Sour Gripes

PROROGUE?? I must really be a dolt. About the only thing I really know about proroguing parliament at whatever level by whatever government, is that it makes my blood boil. I have given some effort to see what exactly it means. As I understand, it is to discontinue a session of parliament without dissolving it.…

Easter in Upcoming Events in Thorndale

On Saturday, March 26 there was the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Thorndale. Starting at 10am sharp kids scoured the grounds of the Thorndale Community Centre. The weather was a bit chilly but thankfully no snow or rain. Despite the eggs being spread far and wide the kids found every last egg in under…

Check your mailbox next week for BIA’s VIP Access Book

This recently-erected sign currently greets people entering St. Marys from Water Street South. By Dan Rankin Next week, as part of an ongoing push by the town’s Business Improvement Area (BIA), residents of St. Marys and the surrounding area will be receiving a “VIP Access Book” in the mail, to remind them that St. Marys’…

Tree Tips: Unseen Dangers Lurking

After a mild winter it is still nice to see the beginning of spring. However before we get to the spring flowers, there is always the last few winter storms. Actually, last week we saw a pretty bad wind storm, resulting in a tree falling across the road, just up from us. This can be…

Awards Season at St. Marys Curling Club

Congratulations to Derek Shackleton, Jason Skipper, John Heard and Dale Levy who won the Open Competitive League trophy on Wednesday night at the St. Marys Curling Club The 150th Anniversary Season of the St. Marys Curling Club is quick drawing to a close, with the compressor shutting off late this weekend and the remaining big…