Community News from St. Marys and area.

Drowning at St. Marys Quarry

Closed for rest of season The body of a 63-year-old man who drowned at the St. Marys Quarry yesterday has been recovered and identified by Stratford Police Service. Shortly before 1 p.m. Monday, the Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Recovery Unit entered the water at the St. Marys Quarry. After trying several location methods,…

HPPH Statement on Organized Events during Stage 3

As Stage 3 re-openings continue throughout Ontario, Huron Perth Public Health has received questions and comments in regards to large organized events planned or occurring locally. It’s important to know that HPPH does not approve or deny the holding of large organized events – the Health Unit’s role is to ensure that the guidance and…

Two new residential projects move ahead

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) heard two applications for new residential developments at their last meeting. The first proposed development is located at 323 Queen Street West and will have nine units while the second is at 187 Wellington Street North (Egan Ave) and will have 52 units.…

No ServiceOntario office yet

Ever since the OntarioService office on Queen Street West in St. Marys closed in April, Mayor Al Strathdee has been in constant communication with the Ontario Government to rectify the situation. At the present time the closest offices in this area are Stratford and Lucan. MPP Randy Pettapiece said that his office has had some…