News from around St. Marys.

Laura Vink Shares Her Experience in Germany

If I were to sum up my exchange so far in 2 words they would be “unexpected” and “fulfilling”. The Rotarians and Rebounds (people who went on exchange the previous year) attempt to prepare you for this difficult / amazing experience. They tell you that you’ll have the best and worst times of your life.…

O’Leary Exit Could Adversely Impact Farmers

Bernier now the front-runner in campaign By Stewart Grant Kevin O’Leary turned the Conservative Leadership race upside-down on Wednesday when he bowed out of the race, citing his inability to defeat Justin Trudeau after failing to make inroads with the large populace in Quebec. Now that the highest-profile and highest-polling candidate in the race has…

The Magic of Live Music

I guess my ” thing” you could say is live music and this year seems to be full with more music.  I took a tour down to the Air Canada Centre in Toronto recently with my friend Julie to see John Mayer.  We have both been long time fans and before we were friends we…

Ringette Champion in St. Marys

This past Easter weekend saw local resident Jessica Armstrong, a member of the Forest U19A ringette team, compete at the Eastern Canadian Ringette Championship in Montreal.  The U19A division was very well-balanced and featured the following teams:  Team Nova Scotia, Team Ontario (City of Ottawa), Team Quebec, host team St. Hubert and Forest.  Day one…

Tom Graham Posthumously Honored

2017 Perth County Agriculture Wall of Fame Inductee In 2014, the Stratford Perth Museum introduced the Perth County Agricultural Wall of Fame to honour those who have made significant contributions to the progress of agriculture in the County. The Wall of Fame announced its 2017 inductees on April 12 at the Stratford Rotary Club’s Rural-Urban…

Donation to “Someone I know” Campaign

Bickell Built Homes donated $4,000 to the “Someone I know” campaign on Tuesday. The picture was taken in front of one of their homes which will be featured in “Parade of Homes” which takes place next weekend. Pictured are Brett Bickell, Jon Bickell, Marie Bickell, Rob Taylor, Pat Craigmile, Krista Linklater, Dan Bickell and John…