News from around St. Marys.

Vandalism a concern for OPP

See anything suspicious call immediately The OPP are reporting that over the past weeks there have been a number of vandalism reports and the OPP are determined to catch those responsible. Reports include tires slashed, scratches on vehicles as well as incident of a burned newspaper. The police are urging residents that if they see…

It’s final..Cadzow Pool to close

McCotter sponsoring a free swim Saturday In a 4 – 3 vote, Council decided that Cadzow Pool would be removed this fall. Stephanie Ische informed Council that the cost to remove the pool would be $33K. In the question period at the start of the meeting town resident Frank Krausz asked how much the Town…

Twice as many distracted deaths than impaired this year

OPP to Conduct Distracted Driving Campaign over Labour Day Weekend For the first time since Ontario distracted driving laws were introduced in 2009, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reporting that driver inattention-related road deaths are poised to double the number of impaired-related deaths this year. As the OPP prepares to launch its Distracted Driving…

148th Kirkton Fall Fair runs Sept. 9-11

By Dan Rankin When the 148th Kirkton Fall Fair gets under way at the Kirkton-Woodham Community Centre next weekend, along with the many returning favourites such as the parade and the talent show, there will be a few new events taking place for the first time, including a Highland Games Competition and a Classic Car…

Lincolns Roster taking shape

Seventeen players now signed By Stewart Grant St. Marys Lincolns General Manager and Director of Hockey Operations Glen Childerley recently sat down with the Independent to provide a run-down on the sixteen players signed to the team thus far: GOAL: Kyle Morning: a 17 year old St Marys native and a graduate of the Huron-Perth…

Biliztik Sports’ App now available on iTunes

Milestone achievement for local sports company By Stewart Grant After months and months of development and refinement, Biliztik Sports reached an important milestone this past Wednesday when the St. Marys company’s digital app passed through Apple’s approval process and became available for people around the world to download through the iTunes app store. The company’s…

It’s a long weekend!

What’s open or not With Monday being Labour Day, there are many businesses that are closed. The Post office, the LCBO, the Beer Store, Town of St. Marys offices, and the banks are all closed. The two grocery stores are open as is Canadian Tire. Most of the restaurants are open, including, The Sunset, Riannas…