News from around St. Marys.

Scotts Pitch Hit Run skills contest

St. Marys Minor Ball, along with Scotts and Major League Baseball are teaming up to run the 2016 Scotts Pitch Hit & Run skills contest for kids at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Marys on Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 am on King Field. Boys and girls aged 7-14 will…

Arthur Meighen School to be demolished

Image Credit: Anyès Kadowaki Busby Future plans to be assessed The numbered company that purchased Arthur Meighen School in November 2015 have applied for and received a demolition permit to tear down Arthur Meighen School. The Avon-Maitland School Board sold the school in November 2012 and the owners at that time had plans to rent out…

New company for Dana plant

Will start mid-July The Dana plant on James Street has a new company moving in and it is not a tire company. “Guardian Bridge Rapid Construction Inc” are moving their manufacturing company from Stratford to St. Marys. The company makes prefab fiberglass bridges, and pre fab homes and condos. At present they are located at…

New Town employee

The Town has hired Laurel Davies Snyder as Culture & Economic Development Manager for the Town of St. Marys. The position will encompass economic development and tourism. Laurel, who has a background in urban planning, spent seven-and-a-half years in Economic Development and Tourism for the Township of Woolwich and prior to that spent nine years…

DCVI Senior Boys Soccer

Some St. Mike’s players try to drive the ball past Marcel Scheele, left. The DCVI Senior Boys Soccer Team went unbeaten in two home games Tuesday. DCVI started the day with a 3-0 win over St. Anne’s. Then, that afternoon, stormed back after an early deficit to draw St. Mike’s 2-2. After four games, DCVI’s…

Heritage conference May 12, 14

The Ontario Heritage Conference, a gathering of individuals with personal and/or professional interest in heritage preservation, is held each year in a different location across the province. The 2016 conference, May 12 to May 15, will be held in Stratford and St. Marys. While conference headquarters is the Arden Park Hotel in Stratford, some of…

McLean Taylor Donation

Over 20 employees from McLean Taylor Construction Ltd. were on hand in Rannoch Monday morning when the business presented a cheque for $200,000 to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation as part of the foundation’s ongoing Someone I Know Capital Campaign. President Scott Taylor, just to the left of the cheque, was joined by vice…

St. Marys hosts regional hospital auxiliaries conference Monday

St. Marys Memorial Hospital Auxiliary President Larry Beattie, second from left, is pictured alongside Perth—Wellington MP John Nater, Perth—Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece, Hospital Auxiliary Association of Ontario (HAAO) President Marion Saunders, Town of St. Marys Mayor Al Strathdee, HAAO South Central Region Chair Joan Chesney and HPHA President and CEO Andrew Williams. These dignitaries and…