News from around St. Marys.

Pickleball season opens with clinics Monday

Paul Leeder, right, of the KW Badminton Club, gave instruction and demonstrations Monday at the Pyramid Centre during a series of three Pickleball clinics for seniors from around the area interested in learning about the racquetball sport. By Dan Rankin 60 seniors from around the region came out to the Pyramid Centre on Monday to…

Town hires new Corporate Communications manager

Brett O’Reilly started beginning of June The Town of St. Marys has hired a new Corporate Communications and Events Manager, Brett O’reilly who started earlier this month. She is a long-time Perth County resident having lived in Mitchell as a child before moving to Kinkora. O’Reilly graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University…

Perth South Council sets priority for fund application

By Dan Rankin At their meeting on Tuesday evening, Perth South Council selected and prioritized two projects for which they will be applying for funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Perth South will first seek funds to help remove and replace sidewalks in Sebringville east of Perth Road 130. The project, estimated to…

Celebrate Canada Day in Cadzow Park

July 1 is approaching and so is the community’s annual Canada Day Celebration! Come celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday on Friday, July 1 in Cadzow Park with a day full of fun, food, swimming, and friends! All the popular features of a community celebration will be in the park – food, musical entertainment and a range…

Instructional street hockey

Grade 11-12 DCVI Phys. Ed. students were enjoying the weather outside Monday morning as their classmates Marcel Scheele and Jacob Ford led some instructional street hockey drills and games. Pictured, Scheele (middle) sets up a face off between Alex Zulu, left, and Cheryl Watt.