News from around St. Marys.

Canada Post provides update on St. Marys service

Canada Post is proud to continue providing an essential service to our customers in St. Marys, while ensuring we are doing everything possible to keep our people, and the communities we serve, safe. That has meant implementing significant changes right across our operations, following the guidance of national and local public health authorities. Our post…

Crisp reflects back to his Broad Street Bullies days

Former Lincolns’ centre played on tough, talented Flyers teams in mid-1970s By Pat Payton The Broad Street Bullies. Nicknamed for their brawn and brash style on the ice, they were an NHL team that was loved at home and hated on the road, but that Philadelphia Flyers team is still remembered today–some 45 years later–for…

SMMHA announces Major Award winners for 19-20

By Pat Payton St. Marys Minor Hockey Association recently announced eight of its 10 Major Award winners for the 2019-20 season. “Although we are not able to present these awards in person right now, we hope to host a recognition event when we can safely return to the arena,” SMMHA president Kristene McCurdy told the…

Perth South recycling collection moved to Thursdays starting in June

“Recycling right” even more important amidst COVID-19 By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Ken Bettles, Perth South Director of Public Works, noted that Bluewater Recycling Association (“BRA”) has provided their new collection schedule, and that starting in June, Perth South collections will be moved to Thursdays. The first Thursday collection for Downie area will…

PRC Online Programs a hit with community members

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The COVID-19 pandemic has kept Town of St. Marys lifeguards, child care staff, Guest Services attendants, Library staff, and Canteen staff out of work…nearly 100 employees in total, according to the report filed with Town Council this week by Director of Community Services Stephanie Ische. Despite the smaller…