LCBO donation to Someone I know campaign

Proceeds from a campaign at the St. Marys LCBO were presented to the “Someone I Know” campaign on Wednesday. It was a joint effort from staff who donated $100 and the remainder from customers. Pictured are (from left) Krista Linklater, Pat Craigmile, Dee Buhrow, Wayne Peck (at rear) who is President of Local 165 and…

Pettapiece nominated to run again in 2018

Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece has been acclaimed as the Progressive Conservative candidate for the next provincial election, expected in June 2018. Per the news release provided by the Perth-Wellington Provincial PC Association, Pettapiece believes Ontario is ready for a change after years of rising hydro bills, waste and mismanagement, and that PC leader Patrick Brown…

OMHA Playoff Update

A recap of the St. Marys Rock clubs contending in the 2017 OMHA Playoffs: Novice AE: The Rock have won 4 of 5 so far in their 10-game Round Robin, by a combined score of 21-9. Their next home game isn’t until February 13th.     Novice Girls: They begin their series on the road…

Excitement Spikes for Chase the Ace Sweepstakes

Progressive Jackpot soars past $10,000 Both on and off the ice, there is a buzz in St. Marys about the Lincolns. While the team has won seven of their last nine games to charge up the Western Conference standings, the team’s Chase the Ace Sweepstakes fundraiser is also creating excitement. Though Lesley Stacey did not…

We all came from somewhere

It has been an interesting week with the announcement of President Trump putting a ban or pause, whatever you want to call it, on allowing refugees into the US.  This should not come as a surprise because this was one of his big promises during the campaign. Also it is not our place to judge…

Dan Rankin Memorial Scholarship Announced

Thanks to the outpouring of support from the community, nearly $16,000 was raised for the Dan Rankin Memorial Scholarship at DCVI. For each of the next 16 years, a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be provided to a graduating St. Marys DCVI student interested in the discipline of writing (journalism, English). Dan was…