Community News from St. Marys and area.

What’s open or not on Thanksgiving Monday

With Monday being Thanksgiving (it kind of snuck up on everyone!) it is a Statutory holiday in Ontario. The usual businesses such as the banks, the Post Office, the Town of St. Marys offices, the LCBO and the Beer Store, are all closed. Also closing on Monday will be Canadian Tire and Riannas Diner. The…

2016 River Road Run held Sunday

Over 230 athletes lined up under sunny skies on Water Street South in St. Marys last Sunday for the 2016 River Road Run. There were 124 people ranging in age from 1 to 67 finishing the 3 km run either on foot or in a stroller. Eleven-year-old Kelly Mantel of Princeton placed first with a…

Lystek to Market LysteGro Biofertilizer for St Marys

Award-winning, biosolids and organics solutions firm, Lystek International Inc. (Lystek) and the Town of St Marys have entered into a formal agreement that will see Lystek look after all marketing and sales of LysteGro, the Class A quality, federally registered, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) biofertilizer product produced at the town’s Wastewater Resource Recovery Center. …

Big City to Small-Town: Flavours & Finds

Experience the world by food & drink in your own backyard & local community. An original small-town girl, Lisa Culbert has spent the past 6 years living and working as a lawyer in the “Big Smoke” of Toronto and recently resumed living in what she can only describe as the welcoming and wonderfully peaceful town…

Ribbon cut on upgraded family lounge at hospital

By Dan Rankin A ribbon-cutting was held at St. Marys Memorial Hospital’s west wing family lounge on Monday, which received a major facelift recently thanks in part to a $25,000 donation from Trillium Mutual Insurance’s Trillium ROOTS Community Fund. The new lounge, which is regularly used by such visitors to the hospital as the families…