Community News from St. Marys and area.

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Tender awarded for Water Street Bridge

Stricter lottery license regulations The tender for the rehabilitation of the Water Street Bridge was awarded to McLean Taylor Construction at this week’s Council meeting on Tuesday. McLean Taylor had the lowest bid at $753,156.07 inclusive of all taxes and contingencies. Originally the Town budgeted $588,000 for the project and received $198,450 as a grant.…

Celebrate Queen Victoria’s Birthday

Victoria Day Tea Party at the Museum Please join the St. Marys Museum in celebrating Victoria Day by attending its annual Victoria Day Tea Party on Sunday, May 22 from 1:30 to 4:00p.m. During this social afternoon the Museum will be offering visitors a delicious cup of tea and other refreshments, sweet treats and an assortment…

Finnbilt Donation

Finnbilt General Contracting Ltd., located on Perth Line 29 just south of Stratford, presented a cheque for $125,000 to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation on Friday morning. Over 20 employees joined Finnbilt President Glenn Finnie (front row, centre) for the presentation. Accepting the cheque were (middle row, at left) Marie Ormerod, HPHA VP of…

The Annual Firefighters Breakfast

Pictured, new St. Marys Fire Department Chief Richard “Andy” Anderson, middle, poses at the entrance to the St. Marys Fire Hall Sunday during the annual Firefighters Breakfast with firefighter Jim Burlingham, left, and Captain Kevin Edwards. Chief Anderson takes over beginning May 9. Turnout was high in spite of the weather, with the firefighters serving…

Arthur Meighen School to be demolished

Image Credit: Anyès Kadowaki Busby Future plans to be assessed The numbered company that purchased Arthur Meighen School in November 2015 have applied for and received a demolition permit to tear down Arthur Meighen School. The Avon-Maitland School Board sold the school in November 2012 and the owners at that time had plans to rent out…