Community News from St. Marys and area.

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…

Logistics of Recreation and Leisure are no easy task in 2020

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Town’s recreation and leisure facilities have always been there for us to enjoy during the seasons of the year. Perhaps as residents, we don’t think much about the massive amount of planning that goes into managing the recreational and leisure sector. Thursday’s meeting of the Recreation and…

Town reminding residents to shop local in St. Marys

Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted St. Marys in many ways. Summer is usually bustling with tourists visiting our shops, restaurants and amenities but this year is beginning to look very different. Many of our local businesses and services had to shut their doors while others have shifted to new ways of doing…