Jerry Petrie had 17-year career as sports agent

Former Lincs defenceman represented stars such as Beliveau, Staub, Lafleur and Howe By Pat Payton Jerry Petrie didn’t play pro hockey, but he ended up representing some of the biggest stars in the professional sports world. In the early 1970s, the former St. Marys Lincolns’ defenceman (1960-61) launched a business with a partner Gerry Patterson…

St. Marys Station Gallery Presents ‘Masks’

Gallery Launches Online Exhibit of Theatrical Masks From Stratford Festival Archives Following an unprecedented response to their first online art exhibit, the St. Marys Station Gallery is presenting a second online exhibit, ‘MASKS,’ as the COVID-19 restrictions continue. ‘MASKS’ is a comprehensive collection of two dozen masks created by celebrated designers and prop makers for…

St. Marys man promoting, selling game called Kubb

A lawn game believed to be invented by the Vikings over 1,000 years ago By Pat Payton Mike Giesbrecht has a new venture these days, but it’s really an old game that the St. Marys man is trying to promote and sell. The game–which originated in Sweden–is called Kubb, and it’s for all fitness levels…

Policing costs came in under budget for 2019

Stratford Police reports redistribution in calls for service By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter At last week’s meeting of the Community Policing Advisory Committee, Deputy Chief of Police Gerry Foster presented the budget reconciliation report for the 2019 year. Per the terms of the agreement between Stratford Police Service (“SPS”) and the Town of…