Kin Novice ‘C’ girls preparing for Int. Silver Stick

Three SMMHA teams heading to Port Elgin this weekend By Pat Payton St. Marys Kin Canada Novice ‘C’ girls hope to continue their strong defensive play in Port Elgin this weekend, Feb. 1-3, where they will compete in the Saugeen Shores International Silver Stick tournament. Ray Cousineau’s squad will play Kincardine, TCDM (Tiverton) Rebels, and…

G&CC Atoms win on road, advance to next round

Frayne Bantams up 2-0 on Mooretown Jr. Flags; Game 3 Friday By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms finished off their first-round, best-of-five OMHA playoff series with a 2-1 victory over the Jr. Rockets here last Tuesday night. The win gave the Atom Rock the hard-fought series three games to…

U-14 Snipers finally lose, fall to Explosion 5-2

St. Marys U-14 Snipers played host to the Exeter/Seaforth Explosion on Saturday at the PRC. Snipers were looking to close out the month unbeaten. They entered the game in second place in the WRRL Red Division standings, just two points behind league-leading Mitchell. Exeter/Seaforth came in just two points behind the Snipers, so a close…

Firefighter Peewees drop opener 3-2 to Dragons

Now need to win an OMHA game in series in Dorchester By Pat Payton The Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewee are faced with winning a playoff game in Dorchester after losing the series opener 3-2 on home ice last Wednesday night. Game 2 in the best-of-five, second-round OMHA series was on Tuesday of this week in Dorchester.…

Literacy Day at Little Falls Public School

January 25th was Literacy Day and also Pyjama Day at Little Falls Public School. On the left, Librarian Catherine de Zwart reads to an attentive audience. Pictured right are 3 members of the St. Marys Lincolns: (Blair Butchart, Joe Mazur and Carson McMillan) who contributed by reading to a group of students. All of the…

Ontario Government Invests $3.4 million to Improve Transit in Perth-Wellington

Randy Pettapiece, MPP for Perth-Wellington, on behalf of the Minister of Transportation, announced $3.4 million in provincial funding for local transit projects. Through the Community Transportation Grant Program, the County of Wellington will receive $449,500. The County of Perth and the City of Stratford will each receive $1,449,345. “This funding will help seniors, students, persons…

Council to decide on Fire Hall

To build a new one or renovate old one As part of the budget deliberations this year, Council is considering whether to  move forward with a renovation of the existing fire hall, construct a new fire hall, or do nothing. From a staff report in conjunction with Fire Chief Anderson, it has been determined that…