News from around St. Marys.

New property assessments to be mailed this week

Tenders and zoning changes approved Residential property owners in St. Marys will receive their Property Assessment Notices starting this week, according to Jennifer Lajoie, Account Manager for the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) in a presentation to Town Council on Tuesday. Assessments are updated on a “cycle” with the previous one in 2012 affecting taxes…

The Veterinary Purchasing food drive

The Veterinary Purchasing Events Committee held a food drive campaign from May 9-18 to collect non-perishable items and also monetary donations which were used to purchase additional products. The Veterinary Purchasing employees did an outstanding job, contributing an astonishing grand total of 685 items. VP proudly supports its community, and the employees are excited that…

It’s a long weekend!

What’s open or not With Monday being a holiday, many business will be closed. Banks, the Beer Store, the LCBO, all Town offices, the Post Office are all closed on Monday. The grocery stores and Canadian Tire will be open all weekend including Monday and most of the restaurants such as The Sunset, Rianna’s and…

DCVI junior girls Soccer

Olivia Galloway, of the DCVI Junior Girls Soccer Team, begins a drive up the field during a game against Listowel at South Huron District High School Monday morning. DCVI fell behind 1-0 early, and it was 2-0 at half. Listowel piled on four more goals in the second half to claim the 6-0 win. LDSS…

DCVI Junior Boys soccer

Sustained early pressure and a kick by Zack Dickson, left, gave the DCVI Jr. Boys an early 1-0 lead over Listowel Monday – something that’s been hard to come by so far this season. St. Marys fell behind 2-1 by half. They stifled Listowel’s offense for much of the second half, ultimately losing the match…

Arrest made in 2015 break and enter

On December 01, 2015, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to a residence on Wellington St. South in St. Marys where the homeowner discovered a break-in. As a result of a lengthy investigation a male has been arrested and charged. The break-in took place during the overnight hours and involved entry into…

Gamespace’s charity gaming marathon

St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Krista Linklater (middle), along with her daughters Meg and Molly, came out to GameSpace on Saturday afternoon for the store’s gaming marathon in support of the hospital foundation’s “Someone I Know” capital campaign. $400 was raised during the day of health-themed games including Dr. Mario and the board…