Laura Vink Shares Her Experience in Germany

If I were to sum up my exchange so far in 2 words they would be “unexpected” and “fulfilling”. The Rotarians and Rebounds (people who went on exchange the previous year) attempt to prepare you for this difficult / amazing experience. They tell you that you’ll have the best and worst times of your life.…

O’Leary Exit Could Adversely Impact Farmers

Bernier now the front-runner in campaign By Stewart Grant Kevin O’Leary turned the Conservative Leadership race upside-down on Wednesday when he bowed out of the race, citing his inability to defeat Justin Trudeau after failing to make inroads with the large populace in Quebec. Now that the highest-profile and highest-polling candidate in the race has…

Thank you Jump Start

Mayor Al Strathdee and Town staff and students from Little Falls School, were at the PRC to thank Canadian Tire St. Marys for all the generous donations they provide from the proceeds of Jump Start to help the youth of the community. The St. Marys Youth Centre has received close to $5000 from Canadian Tire…

Town issues details of new police servicing

Town of St. Marys receives approval to contract with Stratford Police Service The Town of St. Marys is moving forward with its plan to contract police services from the City of Stratford. The Town’s application to bring the Stratford Police Service to St. Marys was approved by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) on April…

Heinz plant sold

New owner from Tillsonburg The former Kraft-Heinz building has a new owner. E & E McLaughlin from Tillsonburg are the new owners. The company has confirmed that the sale closed on Friday April 21st. The company is a family owned business owned by Ewart and Edwin McLaughlin, and are involved in commercial and industrial warehousing…

McLean Taylor wins bid for bridge

Is your sign in compliance? The Wellington Street Bridge reconstruction project will be awarded to McLean Taylor Construction at the next regular Council meeting. The company had the lowest bid of the three tenders submitted. The total amount including taxes is $1.594 million. The project will start after July 15th because special permits from Upper…

Counterfeit money in St. Marys

Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recently responded to four separate incidents of suspected counterfeit money being used at commercial businesses in the Town of St Marys. The bank notes seized were all Canadian currency in $100 denominations. All suspected counterfeit bank notes must be turned over to police. Timely reporting helps police and prosecutors…