Community News from St. Marys and area.

Town says “Thanks”

It was a very interesting time in town last week with the “Murdoch Mysteries” crew filming in town. With the large number of people watching the proceedings in various parts of town, there is great anticipation to see what the end result will be for this production. Supposedly, the “St. Marys” show will air in…

Melodies at the Museum

Cadzow Park is the perfect venue for the Melodies at the Museum concert series that runs every Wednesday night at 7 pm during the month of August. Big Jon and the Honkin’ Swans, a rhythm and blues band, were the evening’s entertainment at the Melodies at the Museum’s first concert of the season on August…

1st St. Marys Scouts report on camp trip

By Holly Wouters After a full year of Scouting and months of preparation, 1st St. Marys Scouts set off on a journey.  A week long camp at the Halliburton Scout Reserve with 11 youth (ages 11-14) and 3 leaders, the troop linked with 1st Mitchell Scouts for a total of 20 youth and 5 leaders. …

Stay active this autumn with Town recreation programs

Like it or not, autumn is coming – on Monday, July 23, crews began painting the ice on the Blue Rink in the Pyramid Recreation Centre. The Town also published an online preview of its Fall & Winter Recreation & Leisure Program Guide at www.townofstmarys.com/townguide. The online version is now displayed with a page-turning software…

OPP investigating damage at Canadian Tire

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County Detachment were contacted shortly before 2:00 p.m., on July 18, 2018 following a mischief incident at the Canadian Tire store in the Town of St. Marys. The mischief occurred during the early morning hours of July 18, 2018 and was discovered by store staff. During the…

Review of The Rocky Horror

Like most stage productions, musicals demand a certain decorum from the audience. One can hum familiar tunes (softly), tap one’s toes (discreetly), or sway (slightly) to the music, but overt shows of enthusiasm are generally not encouraged. Richard O’Brien’s The  Rocky Horror Show is not your usual stage production or musical, as anyone who has…

St. Marys Lions Club Annual Car Show

On Saturday July 7 the St. Marys Lions Club held their annual Classic Car Show at Milt Dunnell Field with well over 100 participants displaying their beautiful vehicles.  The weather was splendid and the food provided by the St. Marys Lions Club was scrumptious. Many thanks go to our Classic Car Show Chair, Lion Evelyn…

Melodies at the Museum Summer Concert series

The very popular Melodies at the Museum is back for another season starting the first Wednesday and continueing every Wednesday in August. This year should be extra special because the performers will be using the new arts stage at Cadzow. Admission is by donation only. If there is inclement weather the event will be held…