Victoria Day weekend in Thorndale

The neighbours of the Wye Creek subdivision in Thorndale got together on Friday, May 20 for their annual fireworks display. This is the third year for what has become an annual tradition with Derek and Arden McClean hosting all the neighbours in their yard for a social gathering topped off with an excellent pyrotechnics display.…

New property assessments to be mailed this week

Tenders and zoning changes approved Residential property owners in St. Marys will receive their Property Assessment Notices starting this week, according to Jennifer Lajoie, Account Manager for the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) in a presentation to Town Council on Tuesday. Assessments are updated on a “cycle” with the previous one in 2012 affecting taxes…

The Veterinary Purchasing food drive

The Veterinary Purchasing Events Committee held a food drive campaign from May 9-18 to collect non-perishable items and also monetary donations which were used to purchase additional products. The Veterinary Purchasing employees did an outstanding job, contributing an astonishing grand total of 685 items. VP proudly supports its community, and the employees are excited that…

Tree Tips: Garlic Injections for Trees

Recent findings suggest that garlic may be useful for treating tree diseases. Due to the anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties of garlic, experts believe that, if concentrated, this powerful plant could be used to cure a number of deadly infections. Operating under an experimental license, this new treatment is being tried on a number of different…