Community News from St. Marys and area.

PRC ice time fee changes

Necessary to accurately reflect true costs In 2019, the PRC performed a comprehensive service delivery review. As part of that review, a full cost analysis of ice time at the PRC was conducted. Town staff looked at the whole picture – including utilities (approximately $1,000 per day in hydro alone when both ice pads are…

Hindsight is 2020

Homecoming/Heritage – July 3-5, 2020 By Wayne Murray 2020 will be a special year for St.Marys, as Homecoming takes place July 3, 4 & 5. This once every decade celebration is a time for family and friends to get together, reminisce and create new memories. New for 2020, the annual Stonetown Heritage Festival has joined…

St. Marys Independent predicts 2020

Stewart Grant’s predictions: 1. The former location of ‘A Buck or Two’ will remain vacant throughout 2020 Although the downtown of St. Marys is experiencing amazing revitalization over the past few years, a space this large isn’t easy to fill. But hopefully someone steps up with a great idea for this location. 2. A new…

Hello Huron Perth Public Health

The Merger of Huron and Perth Health Units takes Effect January 1, 2020 The Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit will be merging into a single entity effective January 1, 2020, called Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH). The goal of the merger is to improve the delivery of public health programs…

Looking forward to 2020

The following was submitted by Mayor Al Strathdee 2020 should be a very exciting year for the Town of St. Marys. The Town population continues to grow and there continues to be business growth and expansion in St. Marys. Tourism numbers remain on the rise, a fibre optic internet network will soon be available to…