News from around St. Marys.

School bus driver involved in collision

On Friday March 3, 2017 shortly after 3:30 p.m. Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a collision involving a school bus and a Volkswagen car at the intersection of Wellington Street North and Parkview Drive in the Town of St Marys. Investigation determined that the bus driver had made a left hand…

DCVI Senior Girls win OFSAA Gold

Last week, the senior girls volleyball team from St. Marys DCVI traveled to Welland as they challenged for and captured the gold medal in the province-wide OFSAA tournament. This is on top of the girls going undefeated through the regular season and their capturing of the gold medal in the WOSSAA tournament. In the front…

3 Big Sports Stories – March 10, 2017

Barcelona does the unthinkable When you are going into the second leg of a Champions League round of 16 match, and you won the first game 4-0, all you have to do is not be a colossal choke artist and you are good as gold. That, however, is something Paris Saint-Germain could not manage to…

24 year-old Childerley recovering after heart attack

Quick medical response and defibrillators praised By Stewart Grant Thanks to the fundraising efforts of Connor Aarts, much local attention has been received this year on the importance of automated external defibrillators (AED) as a potentially life-saving device. In memory of fellow soccer player Andrew Stoddart who died while playing the sport in 2015, 14-year-old…

How to Vote in the Conservative Leadership Race

Deadline to register is March 28th By Stewart Grant In 1920, Conservative leader and St. Marys native Arthur Meighen became Prime Minister of Canada, succeeding Sir Robert Borden’s Unionist Party government. In the nearly 100 years that have followed, our government has been formed by either the Conservative or Liberal parties. My point is, whoever…

Positive Changes Continue at St. Marys Golf & CC

Golfers invited to Early Bird Event this Saturday By Stewart Grant As evidenced by the construction visible from Queen Street this winter, the folks at the St. Marys Golf & Country Club have been busy getting ready for another successful year. The large new building that is being finished this spring is a brand new…