Community News from St. Marys and area.

St. Marys Kin Summerfest runs July 21-24

Four days of rides, Bobnoxious headlining Beer Tent Saturday night By Dan Rankin At this year’s Kin Summerfest, which begins next week on Thursday, July 21, for the very first time, the carnival rides and attractions on Milt Dunnell Field will be operating for four days. The rides provided by Campbell Amusements will be open…

Service Club Donations

The Rotary Club thanks Dale Robinson, Foreman Electric, Rotary International and the Rotarians who donated time, materials and equipment that allowed us to erect the Rotary Field Scoreboard in time for the Induction Ceremonies at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. This represents a donation of $10,000 to the CBHFM by the Rotary…

Cat killed in dog attack

Police seek information On Saturday July 2, shortly before 1:00 am, a St. Marys Elgin St. East resident was awakened by the sound of her cat in distress on the front porch. The resident opened the front door to find two large dogs on her property. One of the dogs had the resident’s cat in…

Outdoor Fire Ban

Fireworks on as scheduled In effect immediately, as of July 9, 2016, all open air fires are prohibited anywhere in Perth County. Open air fires are defined as any fire outside of a building and include bonfires, campfires, burn barrels, outdoor fireplaces/chimineas or any other fires set in open air. The only exceptions to the…

Brightest Night celebration

The St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Brightest Night celebration on Friday night indeed lived up to its name, with more than 200 people gathering on the Grand Trunk Trail and trestle bridge in picture-perfect weather. The first-ever event was to celebrate the foundation’s capital campaign reaching $4 million of its $5 million goal, and to…