News from around St. Marys.

Celebr8 to open October 28

Running one week late Celebr8 Sports Salooon and Eatery (formerly Damens) will now be open Oct. 28 instead of Oct. 21, according to new owner Robby Smink. “From previous experience doing this, I knew that everything always costs more and takes longer than expected,” Smink said. He is now hoping to first open the back…

No-parking controversy in downtown

Town clarifies situation Some St. Marys and area residents were upset after receiving “no-parking” signs on their cars last week. After complaints to the Town, Laurel Davies Snyder, Manager of Culture and Economic Development for the Town, e-mailed the following to businesses in the downtown, to clarify the situation. “To support our Downtown businesses and…

Extra Innings – News From The Ball Hall

The Museum is closed for the season, but may be pre-booked for group tours by contacting 519-284-1838 or  baseball@baseballhalloffame.ca.  We reopen on May 5, 2017 on our spring schedule. Speaking of group tours, we recently hosted 24 members of the Tillsonburg Cruisers Car Club. Yet another bunch of satisfied visitors, they went away with good…

DCVI Field Hockey splits pair of games

DCVI’s Field Hockey Team (4-5-1) had an easy time in their first game Wednesday afternoon at Stratford Northwestern, hustling to an 8-0 win against their hosts. They fell in their next game, however, against first place Goderich (7-0-1), who are undefeated in eight games. They’re next in action with a pair of games in Mitchell…

I Love Thorndale has lots to be thankful for

Dear Editor, Over the past month, we have reflected on the continued growth over here at “I Love Thorndale.” While we continue to grow our website and business directory, I Love Thorndale (ILT) has also rolled out some more great ideas (Welcome Mobs, Outdoor Movie Night, event postcard mail-outs, partnerships with organizations including the Boys…

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Glass Street extension starts next week

Site plan agreements passed On Tuesday, Town Council approved the tender from Euro-Ex Construction for the construction of the Glass Street extension in the amount of $452,257. Under the agreement, the developer of the proposed subdivision on Emily Street will pay $159,517 while the Town pays $205,631 for the watermain work which will be repaid…

Town hires new Fire Prevention Officer

Town CAO Brent Kittmer says he is happy to announce that Tammy DeGraw has accepted the position of Fire Prevention Officer for the Town on a part-time basis. Tammy comes to the Town with over 5 years of experience working as a Fire Prevention Officer and Volunteer Firefighter with the Dutton Dunwich Fire Department. She…