News from around St. Marys.

OPP Golden Helmets

Hundreds turned out on Saturday to see the OPP Golden Helmets precision team perform on Queen Street downtown. The group was in town as part of ‘Evan’s Touch the Truck” event which raises funds for childhood cancer programs. An appreciative audience was treated to an excellent show as the group performed many manoeuvres in unison…

Ford Drive 4 UR Community 2016

Another very well attended “Drive 4UR” event sponsored by St. Marys Ford and Ford Motor Company of Canada was held last Saturday. Although final numbers were not available at press time, by all accounts it was another winner. The event had many volunteers helping out, both young and not as young as our pictures indicate.…

Alternative police services to be studied

Council’s wages discussed, slate for Museum The OPP came under heavy criticism from Council on Tuesday night with the two members of the Police Services Board (PSB) leading the attack. Both Mayor Al Strathdee and Coun. Don Van Galen, who is Chair of the PSB, cited a lack of communication as a major issue. Mayor…

Water billing transition enters final phase

Last Town bill being mailed Town of St. Marys staff are preparing to mail the last Town-issued water bill, which will be due Oct. 11. Future charges for water and wastewater usage will be included on residents’ monthly electricity bill from Festival Hydro. The Town made the decision to work with Festival Hydro in order…

Lincolns split first two regular season games

Win versus Pelham, loss against Fort Erie By Stewart Grant The St. Marys Lincolns left the two-game GOJHL Showcase Weekend in London with two points, thanks to a convincing 6-1 victory over the Pelham Panthers on Sunday afternoon. Assistant captain Brandon Glover paced the team with a hat trick plus one assist, while other Lincolns goals were scored by Justin Vandendool,…