News from around St. Marys.

Annual “Guns and Hoses” hockey game a win for all

This year’s event raised awareness for fight against youth homelessness By Stewart Grant For the past several years, the “Guns and Hoses” hockey game has brought police, paramedics and fire emergency services together for the common goal of raising awareness towards important community issues. This year, the Perth County OPP, St. Marys Fire Department and…

Lincolns unveil newest member

Today St Marys Lincolns  announced the acquisition of a new team member to bolster their march through the playoffs. When interviewed Linc the Lynx, the teams new mascot  promised to inspire Lincolns fans and strike fear in the hearts of the opposition. No date was announced for Linc’s first appearance in a Lincolns uniform but…

Canada’s path to prosperity lies in ag

By Drew Spoelstra, Executive Member, Ontario Federation of Agriculture It’s no surprise to Canadian farmers that agriculture and agri-food topped the federal government’s list as a key sector for growth and exports in a recent economic report. The Path to Prosperity, created by the federal government’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth, recommends Canada double its…

Browns Womens Institute presentation

The regular monthly meeting of Browns Women’s Institute was held at Browns School on February 21.  President Liz Harrison led the business which consisted of discussion on the 120th anniversary of FWIO, the April 8th Euchre Luncheon, The Garden Party for a Cause on May 7th, the Spring Board Meeting on March 7th and the…

Post Groundhog Day Celebration

Every year I know on Groundhog Day that it’s my BFF’s birthday.  We met at the age of nine, when my family moved to Nairn from Kitchener and I was off to East Williams school. On the teeter-totters we became best friends and 41 years later we still are and with her living in beautiful…

Extra Innings – News from the Hall of Fame

It’s been a busy few weeks with the announcement of our 2017 Inductees.  Our Director of Operations Scott Crawford has been busy on the phone with the Inductees and media outlets and is already occupied with arrangements for Induction Day.  There is heightened interest in the event with Roy Halladay and Vladimir Guerrero in this…