Outdoor Classroom at Holy Name

The SK/1 class at Holy Name is spending most of their learning time outdoors this year. Last spring several parents donated items to create an outdoor classroom and playspace including large rocks, tires, sand, a mud kitchen, stumps, soil, and logs. With full support from principal Brent Langan, the students have thoroughly enjoyed connecting with…

Coffee with Council

Even with the reconstruction, the Town reports “an excellent turnout” for their ‘Coffee with Council’ last Saturday at the Town Hall.  Pictured with Mayor Al Strathdee is St. Marys resident Shirley Near, who was there to check out the many displays of information the Town had for the public to view.

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Tender awarded for Water Street Bridge

Stricter lottery license regulations The tender for the rehabilitation of the Water Street Bridge was awarded to McLean Taylor Construction at this week’s Council meeting on Tuesday. McLean Taylor had the lowest bid at $753,156.07 inclusive of all taxes and contingencies. Originally the Town budgeted $588,000 for the project and received $198,450 as a grant.…

Toronto Blue Jays Honda Instructional Clinic

St. Marys Minor Ball and the Toronto Blue Jays are hosting the Honda Instructional Clinic at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Marys, Ontario on Saturday, May 14 starting at 10:00 am. Toronto Blue Jays Honda Instructional Clinics will be taking place throughout Ontario from April to July. Registration is open…

Weekend Smiles

Frog at the bank A frog is outgrowing his lily pad and decides to make some home improvements. He doesn’t have the money, so he hops to the bank to borrow some. At the bank, he takes a seat at loan officer Patricia Black’s desk and explains his dilemma. “I want to upgrade my lily…

DCVI Girls Slo-Pitch team Vs. South Huron

Our team of the week is the St. Marys DCVI Grade 11-12 Girls Slo-Pitch Team. They were one of a pair of teams from the local high school competing in the Girls High School Slo-Pitch Tournament held at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame diamonds yesterday. Pictured, back row, from left, are: coach Ruthann Waldick,…

DCVI Senior Boys Soccer at St. Mikes

Kyle Fennema, left, reacts after sending a header upfield versus South Huron. St. Marys DCVI’s Senior Boys Soccer Team were in Stratford at St. Michael’s Catholic Secondary School on Tuesday for a pair of games, versus South Huron and Goderich. They entered action on top of the standings, undefeated through five games with four wins…

DCVI Senior Girls Soccer at St. Mikes

Emily Woodhouse winds up for a kick on net Tuesday against South Huron. She scored a hat trick in the 5-0 win. St. Marys DCVI’s Senior Girls Soccer Team picked up a big win over South Huron on Tuesday in the first of a pair of games held at St. Michael’s Catholic Secondary School in…

Street Level Faith

Rev. Debra Sinclair Debra Sinclair is an Interfaith minister living in Stratford. I recently co-facilitated a workshop on the Chakra System and how it contributes to our mind…body…and soul. My colleague and myself felt that without a clear understanding of the Chakra System, one is unaware of how important this system is to bringing balance…