News from around St. Marys.

Police services to be reviewed

Glass Street extension happening this year A Notion of Motion from Mayor Al Strathdee will¬† be considered at Council’s Sept. 13 meeting, that, if passed, would direct the CAO, Brent Kittmer, to prepare a report to review alternative methods for delivering police services in St. Marys, including contracting with the Stratford Police Department. Mayor Strathdee…

Tires slashed

On Thursday, Aug. 18, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to five mischief calls in St.Marys involving tires having been slashed on vehicles. The calls received were from residents on James St. N., Queen St. E., Jones St. E., Elizabeth St. E, and Rogers Ave. Investigation indicates that the tires were slashed…

Creating and Maintaining Wealth

Creating wealth takes time. Wealth is created by owning assets that have the potential to appreciate faster than the rate of inflation and taxation. Numerous asset classes can create wealth, but equities are one of the more convenient asset classes to utilize. Unlike precious metals, art or real estate, there is constant liquidity, no legal…

Rail passenger Op-Ed

By Greg Gormick The campaign by the mayors from Toronto to Kitchener for improved GO service is welcomed by all of us who want a modern rail system in Southwestern Ontario.¬† But to succeed fully, that municipal push requires some adjustments. First and foremost, the mayors need to recognize that citizens west of Kitchener need…