Community News from St. Marys and area.

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…

5th annual St. Marys downtown car show

There was definitely some “Old Fun” going on Saturday at the Fifth St. Marys Downtown Car Show, which this year was held on Milt Dunnell Field. Pictured is Mike Elliott of St. Marys’ red 1954 Ford Sunliner. Car owners came from as far away as Woodstock, Oakville and Niagara Falls to show off their classic…

Rail passenger Op-Ed

By Greg Gormick The campaign by the mayors from Toronto to Kitchener for improved GO service is welcomed by all of us who want a modern rail system in Southwestern Ontario.  But to succeed fully, that municipal push requires some adjustments. First and foremost, the mayors need to recognize that citizens west of Kitchener need…

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…

Town Wide Thorndale Yard Sale

Canada’s most distracted drivers and pedestrians descended upon Thorndale for their annual town wide yard sale. With so much to see and do the distraction is to be expected. Most residents wait for this day to have their garage sale. The rain poured down on Friday night but by Saturday morning the rain held off…

Teddy Bears’ Reunion this weekend

One of the most anticipated and well attended events happens this weekend. The Teddy Bears’ Reunion will start this Sunday with the Parade starting at the High School and proceeding to East Ward Park. There will be prizes for the best decorated bike, trike or wagon in the parade, and the judging for this will…