Community News from St. Marys and area.

Break and Enter in St Marys

On Monday, November 26, 2018 the Stratford Police attended a residence on Rogers Ave in the Town of St Marys in regards to a Break and Enter. It was believed that the B&E had actually occurred overnight on November 22nd, but was not able to be reported at that time. The investigation revealed that the…

Hospital Auxiliary Christmas House Tour

The Hospital Auxiliary Christmas House Tour was another great success this year with all tickets being sold. Pictured above left at the house of Gayle Beattie are (L-R) HPHA CEO Andrew Williams, Hostess Patty Hearn, President Cathie Szmon, Hostess Beth Person, Hostess Gayle Beattie, and Hostess Sharon Fraser. Pictured above right are other house tour…

Giving is Growing in St. Marys

On Tuesday, November 27th, GivingTuesday will be actively occurring in many places throughout greater St. Marys. GivingTuesday is the global movement that encourages businesses and people to give back to the community in any way they choose following the self-focused interests of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  This philanthropic movement was only locally introduced last…

Thorndale Fire Station receives grant money from Enbridge Inc.

By Nancy Abra Enbridge Inc. who operates the world’s longest crude oil and liquid transportation system, is also Canada’s largest natural gas distribution provider with approx 3.7 million retail customers in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick. (www.enbridge.com) Enbridge states that they believe in communities and invest in those communities by partnering with organizations that champion…

‘Remember That One’ Show on Nov 17th

Show to be held at St. Marys Legion The “Remember That One” show will be held on Saturday, November 17th featuring Kiley Joe Masson. It starts in the ragtime era, and travels through an audio time machine. Enjoy songs from Al Jolson, The Ink Spots and The Mills Brothers. Rock & Roll with hits from…

Santa Claus is coming to town!

WinterLights to be lit at Milt Dunnell Field St. Marys will begin to look a lot like Christmas this week, as Santa Claus comes to town this Friday, November 16 via the beloved St. Marys Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade. There will be a parking ban in the downtown again this year to accommodate parade spectators.…

Halloween by the numbers

By Stewart Grant One of the annual traditions on the St. Marys Independent Facebook page is to survey the community on how many Trick-or-Treaters they receive at their house. It’s always interesting to see how the population of youngsters is spread amongst the geographical areas, and this year I put the various responses into the…

Be a WinterLights elf!

Help illuminate this holiday tradition when Santa comes to St. Marys on Friday, November 16 The holiday season will soon be upon St. Marys! Our community is less than a month away from Friday, November 16 – the night of the Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade and the lighting of the WinterLights at Milt Dunnell Field.…