Big City to Small-Town: Flavours & Finds

Experience the world by food & drink in your own backyard & local community. An original small-town girl, Lisa Culbert has spent the past 6 years living and working as a lawyer in the “Big Smoke” of Toronto and recently resumed living in what she can only describe as the welcoming and wonderfully peaceful town…

Ribbon cut on upgraded family lounge at hospital

By Dan Rankin A ribbon-cutting was held at St. Marys Memorial Hospital’s west wing family lounge on Monday, which received a major facelift recently thanks in part to a $25,000 donation from Trillium Mutual Insurance’s Trillium ROOTS Community Fund. The new lounge, which is regularly used by such visitors to the hospital as the families…

Thorndale Fall Fair This Weekend

The Thorndale Fair runs this weekend from Sept. 23 – 25 at the fairground in Thorndale. Locals will already be aware of the fair’s arrival thanks to the banner stretching across the main thoroughfare in Thorndale, and the programs that have been mailed out to surrounding residents. The fair opens at 5:00 pm this evening,…

Arrest made in break-in to storage facility

Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), after a three week investigation, made an arrest in the Break-in at the St.Marys Mini Storage facility on James St. South which was reported to them on Aug. 25. Investigation revealed that sometime between the evening of Wednesday Aug. 24 and Thursday morning 8 a.m. an unknown culprit cut the back…