News from around St. Marys.

Check your mailbox next week for BIA’s VIP Access Book

This recently-erected sign currently greets people entering St. Marys from Water Street South. By Dan Rankin Next week, as part of an ongoing push by the town’s Business Improvement Area (BIA), residents of St. Marys and the surrounding area will be receiving a “VIP Access Book” in the mail, to remind them that St. Marys’…

Awards Season at St. Marys Curling Club

Congratulations to Derek Shackleton, Jason Skipper, John Heard and Dale Levy who won the Open Competitive League trophy on Wednesday night at the St. Marys Curling Club The 150th Anniversary Season of the St. Marys Curling Club is quick drawing to a close, with the compressor shutting off late this weekend and the remaining big…

Your 2016 Toronto Blue Jays

Left Field: Michael Saunders The 2016 Toronto Blue Jays are very similar to the team that went to the ALCS last season, however, one of the brand new guys in the lineup is in left field. In December of 2014, Saunders was acquired by Toronto from the Seattle Mariners. However, during last spring training the…

Novice BB Rock win OMHA championship

Perhaps Michael Jordan described it best when he said “Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships.” Last Wednesday, the St Marys Rock Finnbilt Novice BB squad capped off an incredible season with a sweep of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Wolves to claim the OMHA BB championship. It was a season that began on a dire note with…

Ringette

Above from left: Open team, U12, U14, U16, U10, and U8 Ringette teams. Five of the six teams made it to the Gold Medal game in their respective divisions, with the Open team taking Gold in a nail biting 1-0 victory. Excellent job teams!

My Cancer IQ

Online Screening Tool Promoted for Daffodil Month April is Daffodil Month, which promotes the awareness and prevention of cancer in Ontario. Throughout April, the Health Unit will be promoting the screening tool, “My Cancer IQ is a confidential, online tool that allows people to determine their risk for melanoma, breast, cervical, colorectal, kidney and lung…

Town warns of door-to-door water testing

Town Staff has been made aware that several residents have been visited or contacted by representatives offering free water testing. The individuals claim to be testing the quality of the water, looking for contaminants, and may claim to be affiliated with the Town of St. Marys or participating in a Town program. They will then…

What’s open and not this weekend!

With Friday being Good Friday, some will have an extra long weekend. Foodland and McDonald’s Independent Grocer are closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday, but are open on Saturday. The LCBO is closed Good Friday and Easter Monday but open Saturday. The Beer Store is closed Good Friday but open Saturday and Monday. The Post…