Community News from St. Marys and area.

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…

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.…