News from around St. Marys.

Graffiti mischief, not a victimless crime

The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating incidents of graffiti that have taken place in St.Marys over the past few weeks. The incidents involved the application of large obscene symbols on St.Marys welcome signs on the East and West sides of town. The public is reminded that Graffiti is any writing, symbols…

Riding the rides at Kin Summerfest 2016

A few residents were lined up at the coupon booth, eager to be first on the rides at Milt Dunnell Field, last Friday afternoon shortly after the opening of the midway. Luc Wisman, left, and Aive Johnson were thoroughly entertained aboard the “Scrambler” last Friday afternoon during Kin Summerfest. Tim Neufeld, right, appears to have…

Fire Dept. and Lincs need help

Westover Place gets go-ahead In order to meet current requirements for fire prevention and education, Council voted on Tuesday to hire a Fire Prevention Officer to assist the Fire Chief in meeting compliance levels required by the Fire Prevention and Protection Act. This was originally approved in the spring of 2015 because of the amount…

Melodies at the Museum returns for a fifth season

Summer concert series features local favourites and first-time talent Back by popular demand, the St. Marys Museum will be hosting its fifth annual Melodies at the Museum summer concert series during the month of August. Every Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 8 p.m., a different musical performance will take place on the Museum’s front lawn.…

Rotary Club of St. Marys donation

Last Friday, the Rotary Club of St. Marys presented a cheque for $5,800 to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation as part of their ongoing “Someone I Know” capital campaign. Present for the presentation were, back row, from left: Gary Cumming, Doug Fread, Pierre Chateauvert, Len Hawkins, Homer Rath, hospital foundation chair John McIntosh, foundation…