Marcel Scheele makes DCVI proud

By Spencer Seymour After a very impressive showing by all DCVI athletes two weeks ago at OFSAA West, one of DCVI’s most recognizable athletes, Marcel Scheele, took his lightning fast speed to Belleville for the provincial OFSAA tournament. At the regional event, Marcel came in first place in the steeplechase event, while also finishing in…

40 Years in Business

The St. Marys Business Improvement Area (BIA) have instigated a new “plaque” program to recognize the achievements of note-worthy businesses in the Downtown. The first recipient of this recognition was Stacey’s Pizza who were presented with a plaque for their achievement of 40 years in business. Pictured at the presentation were (from left) Carey Pope,…

Local Group Looking Out for Grand Trunk Trees

By Tom Sproat As St. Marys continues to expand (6,655 residents in 2011; 7,265 in 2016), municipal employees are finding new ways and areas to accommodate the growing population. One of the most recent developments includes an expanded suburb off of the North end of town, including a Wellington street extension that would intersect with…

TD Cheque Presentation

Last week, a large group of appreciative students gathered to recognize a generous $5,000 donation from TD Friends of the Environment towards the Little Falls Forest School program.  All of the students in the above photo took part in Forest School classes during this school year – a great visual of how this amazing educational…

Staffen Zoning By-Law Amendment approved

Perth South Council Meeting Recap By Scott Maxwell Perth County Planner Mark Swallow appeared before  Council on June 6 with an application from Rob and Sharron Staffen, with the request to make adjustments to their property on 120 Road, just off of Queen St. East. The Staffens wish to provide some of their land north…