Community News from St. Marys and area.

Mayor Al Strathdee addresses UTRCA Board

The following is a presentation by Mayor Al Strathdee to the Board of Upper Thames River Conservation Authority last week: Good Morning Chair Levin, members of the board, General Manager Wilcox, UTRCA staff, and other stakeholders. I want to start by speaking to the history of the UTRCA and its relationship with the town of…

Police parking back to Church Street

In the fall of 2019 the Town and the Stratford Police Service began a trial period to have cruisers park on Queen Street. The goal was to increase police visibility, and to have the parked cruisers act as traffic calming on Queen Street for speeding motorists.  Although the idea was good in theory, in practice…

Town Council approves fire hall renovation

Project will modernize and improve local fire service The St. Marys Fire Station is officially slated for an upgrade. On February 18, 2020, Town Council unanimously approved a major renovation to upgrade and modernize the 55 year-old facility. The project will significantly improve health and safety conditions for the department’s dedicated crew of volunteer fire…