News from around St. Marys.

Wildwood Sailing Club Celebrating 50th

Sailors at Wildwood Sailing Club will be hoisting a specially made anniversary flag at the marina this summer and sporting matching flags on their boats to celebrate five decades of sailing at Wildwood Lake just east of St. Marys. The highlight of the club’s 50th anniversary sailing season will be a July 30 sailing rally (1p.m.) and presentation…

Accident claims life

The Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Thames Centre Fire Department, and the Middlesex-London Emergency Medical Services (EMS), attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision, which occurred around 1:25 p.m. on May 29, 2017, on Dorchester Road, north of Highway 401. The collision was between a grey three wheeled motorcycle and a white…

Bike Wash for Autism

Last weekend, Alexandra Stephens and her family hosted their annual Bike Wash on Millson Crescent, with all proceeds raised during the event going towards Autism Canada. The event was sponsored by Totally Spoked, who donated all washing equipment and supplies for the day. Between online donations and the bike wash itself, Alex Stephens reports that…

Motherhood – An Interesting & Cool Journey

By Stephanie Martin Another Mother’s Day has come and gone. It is always an interesting day, as the years can change the meaning and the dynamics of the day’s events. When your kids are little, typically it is a beautiful and busy day of homemade cards, some seriously questionable breakfast made by little people, and a…

Middlesex swim team at PRC

Last weekend the Middlesex Swimming Club had their third of three annual swim meet events at the Pyramid Recreation Centre that brings all three of their locations (London, St. Marys and Stratford) together for a series of races. The kids are divided up into three teams (white, green and black) and they swim together in…

Parks Lawn Bowling open to public this long weekend

By Tom Sproat Consider the following: players, beginning from one end and aiming towards the opposite, utilizing precise estimations of weight, speed and distance as well as guidance and direction from their teammates, try to guide their shots into a scoring zone. Their efforts are best realized should their shot earn points or establish strategic…

Thorndale Farm Supply Open House

Thorndale Farm Supply had their open house this past Saturday. This is a local event not to be missed. In addition to the many sales in the store on locally grown and made products, there were lots of things for the kids to see and do. There were baby chicks, goats, rabbits, and twin calves.…