Community News from St. Marys and area.

St. Marys DCVI Construction SHSM Kick-Off

St. Marys DCVI has officially started the Construction Specialized High Skills Major (SHSM) with a special day for the school, students and community. On February 28th, the students enrolled in the SHSM participated in Electrical Safety training. In addition to the electrical training, the program was supported by local construction employers who spoke with the…

St. Marys Station Gallery presents STONE

Photographs With Poetry from the Poetry Circle and Photography Club of St Marys By Jennifer Thorpe When Cameron Porteous invited members of local photography club St. Marys Clicks to submit black and white photos based on the word “Stone,” he wasn’t sure what to expect.  When the photographers submitted 150 photos, he knew his work…

UTRCA under fire over budget

The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) have proposed a new budget going from $20 million to $24 million by the year 2020 and this has some municipalities objecting. At the last UTRCA meeting, Mayor Al Strathdee along with Perth South Mayor Bob Wilhelm, Perth South Treasurer/Deputy Clerk Rebecca Clothier and Board rep Tony Jackson…