Towne & Country Cheese Shoppe re-opening Oct. 8

It was 1991 when what was to become a St. Marys institution, The Cheese Shoppe, first opened its doors! Now, after a complete renovation, it’s ready to open its doors again. On October 8th, you’ll be able to get delicious soups, salads and sandwiches bursting with ingredients, along with all the other Cheese Shoppe staples…

Part 2 – Malinowski had goal to play in the NHL

Playing in front of family at Calgary Olympics was also a career highlight By Pat Payton When Merlin Malinowski was playing minor hockey in the small town of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, he had the dream that many Canadian boys have. And that dream was to play professional hockey. Just before his 15th birthday, Malinowski left…

Lincolns trade to get Ethan Lamoureux back

Lincs return to the PRC for workouts; skates are Wednesday and Friday nights By Pat Payton He’s a player the St. Marys Lincolns didn’t want to part with last season. But now he’s back, and Lincs’ management couldn’t be happier to have forward Ethan Lamoureux in their 2020-21 plans. They believe the 18-year-old Ilderton native…

Lots of smiling faces as ringette returns to the ice

This past weekend, the St. Marys Ringette Association family returned to the ice at the PRC. “What a delight it was to see all the smiling faces, well at least their scrunched up eyes above their masks,” reported Michael Lynch, president of the SMRA. The Association has several protocols in place that ensures a very…

St. Marys Pickleball Association holds fun tourney

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in North America and is gaining in popularity right here in St. Marys. Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong. Pickleball can be played as a singles or doubles game; the court rules are the same for both. A pickleball game is played to…

Enbridge Gas helps St. Marys Fire Department reduce fire and carbon monoxide deaths through Project Zero

Enbridge Gas and the St. Marys Fire Department recently announced they are working to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero. St. Marys Fire Department received 144 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms through Project Zero–a public education campaign that will provide 7,500 alarms to residents in 35 municipalities…

Town releases plans for fall and winter events

Halloween, Remembrance Day and Christmas activities reimagined with safety and community spirit It’s shaping up to be a surprisingly busy end of year, as municipal staff and volunteers have found ways for our community to keep its traditions during these trying pandemic times. All events are subject to change as per COVID-19 regulations. Specific timing…