Community News from St. Marys and area.

“If you freeze it, they will come”

Let’s keep the PRC rink busy throughout April By Stewart Grant Although the minor hockey season generally wraps up in March, the Pyramid Recreation Centre will continue to operate an ice rink through to April 26 before closing for the summer. This is a noteworthy point. Many rinks suspend operations for the season following the…

The Mural news this week

The big buzz on social media this week was about the mural in the downtown. We asked the Town to clarify the situation and Brent Kittmer supplied us with the following: “Council and staff are aware of the public concern regarding an order to comply that has been laid for a mural in the Downtown…

St. Marys 2020 Property Tax and Municipal Budget draft

By Paul Dreossi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the St. Marys Town council meeting of February 25, 2020, Director of Finance Andre Morin presented the 2020 draft budget. Taking nearly nine months of analysis and planning, the 2020 proposed budget is, speaking generally, a positive one. In anticipation of public input, Mayor Strathdee and Councillors…