Community News from St. Marys and area.

Ford Drive 4 UR Community 2016

Another very well attended “Drive 4UR” event sponsored by St. Marys Ford and Ford Motor Company of Canada was held last Saturday. Although final numbers were not available at press time, by all accounts it was another winner. The event had many volunteers helping out, both young and not as young as our pictures indicate.…

Water billing transition enters final phase

Last Town bill being mailed Town of St. Marys staff are preparing to mail the last Town-issued water bill, which will be due Oct. 11. Future charges for water and wastewater usage will be included on residents’ monthly electricity bill from Festival Hydro. The Town made the decision to work with Festival Hydro in order…

Saturday is a big day for cars and trucks

OPP Golden Helmets also featured Two events that always seem to go hand-in-hand are happening on Saturday. St. Marys Ford are having their “Drive 4UR Community” event and the 6th annual running of Evan’s Touch the Truck.  However, it will be the first one since Evan’s passing in December. Evan was in the media during…

We’re All Aboard St. Marys now!

Parade on Friday Sept 16th at 11 am “Save VIA” has changed its name to “All Aboard St. Marys” to reflect the need for better rail service, and not just VIA service, according to committee member Chris West. As part of its relaunch, and with the full support and encouragement of St. Marys Town Council,…

It’s final..Cadzow Pool to close

McCotter sponsoring a free swim Saturday In a 4 – 3 vote, Council decided that Cadzow Pool would be removed this fall. Stephanie Ische informed Council that the cost to remove the pool would be $33K. In the question period at the start of the meeting town resident Frank Krausz asked how much the Town…

148th Kirkton Fall Fair runs Sept. 9-11

By Dan Rankin When the 148th Kirkton Fall Fair gets under way at the Kirkton-Woodham Community Centre next weekend, along with the many returning favourites such as the parade and the talent show, there will be a few new events taking place for the first time, including a Highland Games Competition and a Classic Car…

It’s a long weekend!

What’s open or not With Monday being Labour Day, there are many businesses that are closed. The Post office, the LCBO, the Beer Store, Town of St. Marys offices, and the banks are all closed. The two grocery stores are open as is Canadian Tire. Most of the restaurants are open, including, The Sunset, Riannas…