Opening weekend of the St. Marys Farmers’ Market

By Stewart Grant Megan and Sean Brode, managers of the 2019 St. Marys Farmers’ Market, reported to the Independent that they were very pleased with the market’s first week. “Our opening market was excellent. Though we aren’t sure on exact attendance numbers, what we can say is that most of our vendors were sold out…

GM Smale reports 13 veterans back for 2019-20

Lincolns have also committed to four other skaters By Pat Payton Thirteen of last year’s players want to return and play a key role with St. Marys Lincolns next season. And new General Manager Greg Smale also announced at the team’s Annual General Meeting last Monday (May 13th) at the PRC that Lincs have also…

Juggernauts open WOSL Division 2 schedule Friday

Host African Carib ‘A’ at DCVI field By Pat Payton St. Marys Juggernauts kick off their Western Ontario Soccer League (WOSL) regular schedule this Friday night at DCVI. Visitors for the 8 o’clock start will be the African Carib ‘A’ squad from London. Juggernauts are back in the Second Division. Their goal is to improve…

Great individual and team results for DCVI Salukis

By Pat Payton CLINTON – St. Marys Salukis posted great individual and team results at the annual Huron-Perth track and field championships here last Tuesday and Wednesday at St. Anne’s Catholic secondary school. First, the individual accomplishments. Over the two-day competition, Salukis combined for seven first-place finishes, 10 second-place finishes, and 13 third-place finishes. DCVI’s…

St. Marys G&CC playing in fourth Sr. Ryder Cup

Wellspring golf tournament Friday, May 31 St. Marys Golf and Country Club members will be playing in their fourth Senior Ryder Cup (SRC) competition this year. The SRC competition now comprises golfers from 120 clubs throughout the province as well as U.S. states Michigan and New York. Divided into four regions and 30 divisions, the…

20 on the Trestle held Saturday May 18th

Pictured are some of the original members of the organizing committee that was instrumental in the construction of the Grand Trunk Trail 20 years ago. L to R Diane Strathdee, Carol Robinson-Todd, Gwen Bestard, Bob Sass, Pamela Zabel, Jean Hewitt and in front Tony Reynen. Photos by Nancy Bickell Mayor Al Strathdee and Piper, Les…

Garbage Dumping near St. Marys a growing concern

By Holly Juurlink Erin Lang is an angler, forager, mother and lover of the outdoors. Recently, she has noticed a disturbing trend of garbage dumping in the countryside outside of St. Marys and she is taking steps to do something about it. “I’ve pulled a freezer, two microwaves, a recliner chair, couch and dozens and…