Letter to the Editor

In the early morning of June 25, a massive excavator set to work demolishing the old Arthur Meighen Public School. It was an extraordinary sight, made surprising by the fact that no notice had been issued by the Town. Oh, we knew the old school would be torn down at some point – the press…

This Day in History – August 5th

1620 – The Mayflower leaves Southampton, England on its first attempt to reach North America – April showers bring May flowers, but what do Mayflowers bring? Pilgrims. But we all know that. Here are a few details about the Pilgrims’ journey from England to what is now the United States, fleeing religious persecution from King…

Kitchen Camp at the Pyramid Centre

Kids attending last week’s Kitchen Camp at the Pyramid Centre show off the donuts they created last Friday rounding out a week of other culinary creations including cinnamon buns, cookies, scones and raspberry tarts. Pictured, from left, are Jackson McCurdy, Mya McCurdy, Sydney Grant, Mae Vigneux, Cammie Lobb, Thalina Tucker and Bailey Ross. This was…

Stonetown Olympic Team

Over the recent weeks, we’ve asked our readers the hypothetical question, “What if St. Marys had its own Olympic Team? Who would our best athletes be in the various Summer Olympic Sports?” Below are the results of the answers received. Did we miss anyone?  Let us know at info@stmarysindependent.com BADMINTON: Susan McMaster GOLF Men’s: Rich…