Community News from St. Marys and area.

Masons clean up in Granton

To help celebrate the upcoming Earth Day, members of the Granton MasonicLodge braved the weather to complete a spring cleanup of the ditches leading into the village of Granton on April 14, 2019. The event was part of a community involvement initiative by the Lodge. Pictured left to right, are members Larry Hern, Bob Wilhelm,…

St. Marys grant applications being accepted until May 6th

Up to $2,500 available for projects benefiting the St. Marys community The Stratford Perth Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for their St. Marys Smart & Caring Community Fund. The Community Foundation is looking for applicants that show how their program/project responds to their community’s priorities in an inclusive, collaborative and caring way. “The…

Chamber Growing St. Marys Presence

Next Event Comes to Town April 17th On Wednesday, April 17th the St. Marys Buick GMC Dealership will host the next Business After 5 networking event for the Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce. The BA5 events are held once per month, and offer an opportunity to network with business people in the community.  Admittance…

Perth and Huron Health Units are merging

The following was sent out as an update to the merger of the Perth District and Huron County Health Units. “As you may have heard, the Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit will be merging into a single entity, effective January 1, 2020. As an important partner, we wanted to let…

Local Students Walk Out to Protest Education Changes

Students at St. Marys DCVI joined a province wide walkout with 700 other schools Thursday afternoon to protest the provincial government’s recently announced changes to education. The Progressive Conservatives’ recent announcements impact several facets of the province’s education system, including plans to increase high school class sizes from 22 to 28 students, making students take…

Police reports for the week

Male Arrested for Assault and Possession of Drugs On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. the Stratford Police Service was contacted regarding an assault that occurred in the back parking lot of the Video 99 in the Town of St Marys. Police attended and spoke with the owner of Video 99 who advised that…