Community News from St. Marys and area.

Results from Paint the Town Red!

Local businesses help United Way cloase the gap St. Marys, ON – United Way Perth Huron (UWPH) celebrated #LocalLove, February 14-17, by helping St. Marys merchants Paint the Town Red (PTTR). “St. Marys merchants ended up raising $917 as part of PTTR,” Kim Ross Jones, St.Marys Community Committee volunteer added. “That money helps United Way support…

March Madness… Here we go again!

St. Marys looks to repeat in FM96 Small Town Contest By Stewart Grant They didn’t make a rule saying we couldn’t win two years in a row, so let’s give it a go! FM96’s March Madness-themed contest is back for a second year. Last year, St. Marys defeated Arva, Lucan, Thorndale, Bayfield, Tillsonburg and then…

Hospital takes another program hit

St. Marys singled out St. Marys Memorial Hospital will have no laboratory services “until further notice”, according to a press release sent out by the HPHA. The press release says that this is due to recent laboratory staff retirements but ironically the only closure is St. Marys Memorial Hospital. This follows the December announcement that…

M&M Variety sold, closing by end of June

One of the longest and most well known businesses in St. Marys is coming to an end. Dick and Joan MacPherson have confirmed that they have sold their M&M Building to Stratford business woman Tracey Pritchard. The MacPhersons’ had the original variety store where the MacPherson Arts and Crafts business is now, having bought the…