Community News from St. Marys and area.

St. Marys Lions annual toll bridge a success

On Saturday, the St. Marys Lions held their annual toll bridge event on Victoria Bridge, describing it in a press release as a “magnificent day,” despite the sweltering heat. Net proceeds of the day totalled nearly $3,000, which will go towards the revitalization of Cadzow Park. The group thanked St. Marys residents for their generosity,…

Bike Rodeo on Saturday

The Optimist Club of Downie and the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are hosting their annual Bike Rodeo and Safety Day on Saturday May 28, from 10:00 am until noon at the St. Marys Pyramid Centre (317 James St. S.). This event is fun and educational for the entire family. Young cyclists will learn…

Victoria Day weekend in Thorndale

The neighbours of the Wye Creek subdivision in Thorndale got together on Friday, May 20 for their annual fireworks display. This is the third year for what has become an annual tradition with Derek and Arden McClean hosting all the neighbours in their yard for a social gathering topped off with an excellent pyrotechnics display.…