Motherhood – An Interesting & Cool Journey

By Stephanie Martin Another Mother’s Day has come and gone. It is always an interesting day, as the years can change the meaning and the dynamics of the day’s events. When your kids are little, typically it is a beautiful and busy day of homemade cards, some seriously questionable breakfast made by little people, and a…

Middlesex swim team at PRC

Last weekend the Middlesex Swimming Club had their third of three annual swim meet events at the Pyramid Recreation Centre that brings all three of their locations (London, St. Marys and Stratford) together for a series of races. The kids are divided up into three teams (white, green and black) and they swim together in…

Parks Lawn Bowling open to public this long weekend

By Tom Sproat Consider the following: players, beginning from one end and aiming towards the opposite, utilizing precise estimations of weight, speed and distance as well as guidance and direction from their teammates, try to guide their shots into a scoring zone. Their efforts are best realized should their shot earn points or establish strategic…

Local Youth Recognized at local Awards Night

St. Marys St. John Ambulance, Adult and Cadet Divisions held their annual awards and enrolment ceremony at the St. Marys Legion on Thursday May 11, 2017. This ceremony was well attended by members of the public, including proud parents, members from other St. John Ambulance branches, Mayor Al Strathdee and over 30 members of the…

Thorndale Farm Supply Open House

Thorndale Farm Supply had their open house this past Saturday. This is a local event not to be missed. In addition to the many sales in the store on locally grown and made products, there were lots of things for the kids to see and do. There were baby chicks, goats, rabbits, and twin calves.…

Pair of Someone I Know donations

Ron Jones Construction donated $5,000 to the “Someone I Know” campaign on Wednesday. Pictured at the presentation were (from left) Ken McCutcheon (Committee member), Jim Jones, Mario Roukens, Janice Jones, Ron Jones, John McIntosh (Committee Chair), Ron Partridge and Jim Barber. The “Someone I Know” campaign was the beneficiary of a donation of $10,000 courtesy…

Emergency Services Exercise planned

On Wednesday May 31, 2017 between 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. the Town of St. Marys will be conducting an emergency services exercise near the corner of James Street North and Station Street. Several agencies will be participating in this event including the Town of St. Marys, St. Marys Fire Department, Perth Paramedic Services, St…

Public invited to take a polar dip in the Quarry

Proceeds from this charity event will benefit Canadian Tire Jumpstart In support of Jumpstart Day, the Town of St. Marys is inviting those brave enough to test the cold waters of the Quarry for a swim on May 27 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Admission is free; however, donations to Canadian Tire Jumpstart are appreciated.…