News from around St. Marys.

St. Marys Lincolns awards night

The St. Marys Lincolns recently held their awards night for the past season. Pictured above is Lincolns assistant coach Mark Bell presenting the Fan Appreciation Award to Alessio Luciani. The rest of the winners are listed below: Bert Stacey Memorial Award (Ability and Sportsmanship) – DANIEL CLOUTIER, D. R. Stevens Award (Leadership) – CHAD HEFFERNAN…

Thorndale Social Gaming Night

On Saturday April 1st you would have been a fool to miss the Lions’ Annual Social Gaming Night. Only 600 tickets were sold and with your ticket comes the chance to win. Every 25th ticket drawn wins $25, culminating with the last ticket winning $1,000. This year’s winner, Leanne Teston, donated $500 back to the…

Someone I Know donations

As a result of a sales pledge campaign for each car sold and contributions from staff members, AllRoads presented the “Someone I Know “ campaign with a cheque of $2,200. Phil West and the staff of AllRoads were on hand as they made the presentation to Krista Linklater, Pat Craigmile and John McIntosh. Chris West…

Theft from vending machine at car wash

On Thursday March 30, 2017 Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a theft from a vending machine at Little Falls Car and Pet Wash located on Queen Street West in the Town of St Marys. Through investigation it was determined that sometime during the previous night suspect(s) had damaged the front of…

Perth South approves severance of Surplus Farm House lots

Council Meeting Recap By Stewart Grant Perth County Planner Mark Swallow presented 4 applications to Council on April 4th, each of which involved requests to create new lots for residential purposes by severing agricultural parcels with surplus farm houses. These were the first such proposals brought before council since the Perth County Official Plan for…

Hockey Canada follows SMMHA lead for young players

Smaller playing surfaces for 5-6 year olds mandated By Stewart Grant This week, Hockey Canada released a new mandate for five and six year olds requiring that these young hockey players learn the game “on cross-ice or half-ice surfaces” beginning with the 2017-18 season. Per Hockey Canada vice-president of membership development Paul Carson, “You would…