Community News from St. Marys and area.

The Front Porch Show Summer Finale

A great crowd was on hand for the final Front Porch Show for the summer.  We can all look forward to their Christmas show which will be held November 25 or possibly December 9.  On the right is Lauren Eedy presenting the Community Calendar on behalf of the St. Marys Independent newspaper.  Photos by Murray…

OPP reports for this week

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County detachment, and Perth County Paramedic Services attended a residential address on Perth Line 4 in the Township of Perth South following a report of an unresponsive male. Officers arrived shortly after 7:30 p.m. on August 26, 2018. The male was located at the residence without vital signs…

Union Gas presents cheque for $20,336 to St. Marys Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition

Florin Plavosin, senior advisor commercial and industrial energy conservation, Union Gas; Joe Smith, maintenance & compliance supervisor, Ontario, Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition; David Blyde, operations manager, Ontario, Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition; Steven Jelich, director southwest region operations, Union Gas Union Gas, though its Demand Side Management Program, presented an incentive rebate in the amount of $20,336 to St. Marys…

7th annual St. Marys Car show

Approximately 155 cars were registered for the 7th annual St. Marys Car Show held at Milt Dunnell Field on Saturday, August 18. Pictured left, Bryan and Janice Granville entered their 1941 Chevy Coupe in the St. Marys Car Show.  This annual show was open to all special interest vehicles.  Nancy Bickell photo

Nature Day at Cadzow Park this Saturday

It’s coming up! This Saturday August 18 from 2 to 4 pm, is Nature Day at Cadzow.  Come enjoy the quieter, wilder, Church St. side of our beautiful park.  This is a free, family-friendly event for all ages, but you do not need a family in tow to come check it out. Please start at…

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…