News from around St. Marys.

Town hires new Corporate Communications manager

Brett O’Reilly started beginning of June The Town of St. Marys has hired a new Corporate Communications and Events Manager, Brett O’reilly who started earlier this month. She is a long-time Perth County resident having lived in Mitchell as a child before moving to Kinkora. O’Reilly graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University…

Perth South Council sets priority for fund application

By Dan Rankin At their meeting on Tuesday evening, Perth South Council selected and prioritized two projects for which they will be applying for funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Perth South will first seek funds to help remove and replace sidewalks in Sebringville east of Perth Road 130. The project, estimated to…

Celebrate Canada Day in Cadzow Park

July 1 is approaching and so is the community’s annual Canada Day Celebration! Come celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday on Friday, July 1 in Cadzow Park with a day full of fun, food, swimming, and friends! All the popular features of a community celebration will be in the park – food, musical entertainment and a range…

Instructional street hockey

Grade 11-12 DCVI Phys. Ed. students were enjoying the weather outside Monday morning as their classmates Marcel Scheele and Jacob Ford led some instructional street hockey drills and games. Pictured, Scheele (middle) sets up a face off between Alex Zulu, left, and Cheryl Watt.

70 years at St. James Lodge

Members of St. James Lodge #73 recently presented Brother Richard Baynes with his 70th year pin. Baynes joined the Lodge in 1946 shortly after World War II. Pictured (from left, back row) are: R. W. Bro. Pirie Mitchell, Master of St. James, Lyle Muir Jerry Goodhue, Jay McCauley. Middle row: Baynes’ daughters Linda Muir, Carol…