News from around St. Marys.

DCVI Junior Boys soccer

Sustained early pressure and a kick by Zack Dickson, left, gave the DCVI Jr. Boys an early 1-0 lead over Listowel Monday – something that’s been hard to come by so far this season. St. Marys fell behind 2-1 by half. They stifled Listowel’s offense for much of the second half, ultimately losing the match…

Arrest made in 2015 break and enter

On December 01, 2015, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to a residence on Wellington St. South in St. Marys where the homeowner discovered a break-in. As a result of a lengthy investigation a male has been arrested and charged. The break-in took place during the overnight hours and involved entry into…

Gamespace’s charity gaming marathon

St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Krista Linklater (middle), along with her daughters Meg and Molly, came out to GameSpace on Saturday afternoon for the store’s gaming marathon in support of the hospital foundation’s “Someone I Know” capital campaign. $400 was raised during the day of health-themed games including Dr. Mario and the board…

“Someone I Know” celebrates $4 million mark of capital campaign with one-of-a-kind night

St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation board member Andrea Macko-Hdges, left, presents David Baxter with tickets 001-004 for the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation’s upcoming first-ever Brightest Night coctail reception, taking place Friday, June 24 on the scenic Grand Trunk Trail trestle bridge overlooking St. Marys. Tickets are $50, including one drink, and went on sale…

Local Rotary Clubs establish Fort McMurray Relief Fund

The Rotary Club of St. Marys has approved a donation of $5,000 to the “Fort McMurray Relief Fund,” which was recently established by the Rotary District 5370 Charitable Foundation to assist in the rebuilding of that city following this tragic fire, local club president Doug Goudy said. The Charitable Foundation is now ready to accept…

Local barber Mike Mattiussi calling it a career

By Dan Rankin St. Marys barber Mike Mattiussi retired last Friday, after 52 years in the business. Mattiussi said he knows a few families for whom he cut multiple generations of hair, including the Fullers, who he said he cut the hair of five generations. “I wouldn’t have a clue,” he said, when asked just…

Outdoor Classroom at Holy Name

The SK/1 class at Holy Name is spending most of their learning time outdoors this year. Last spring several parents donated items to create an outdoor classroom and playspace including large rocks, tires, sand, a mud kitchen, stumps, soil, and logs. With full support from principal Brent Langan, the students have thoroughly enjoyed connecting with…