News from around St. Marys.

Several cases of Fifth disease at LFPS

Within the last week, there have been three confirmed cases of Fifth disease, or Fifths disease, at Little Falls Public School, as well as several other unconfirmed cases. The school sent out a notice reminding parents that “up to 20 weeks pregnant is a very critical time for pregnancy with regard to Fifth disease,” and…

Scotts Pitch Hit Run skills contest

St. Marys Minor Ball, along with Scotts and Major League Baseball are teaming up to run the 2016 Scotts Pitch Hit & Run skills contest for kids at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Marys on Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 am on King Field. Boys and girls aged 7-14 will…

Arthur Meighen School to be demolished

Image Credit: Anyès Kadowaki Busby Future plans to be assessed The numbered company that purchased Arthur Meighen School in November 2015 have applied for and received a demolition permit to tear down Arthur Meighen School. The Avon-Maitland School Board sold the school in November 2012 and the owners at that time had plans to rent out…

New company for Dana plant

Will start mid-July The Dana plant on James Street has a new company moving in and it is not a tire company. “Guardian Bridge Rapid Construction Inc” are moving their manufacturing company from Stratford to St. Marys. The company makes prefab fiberglass bridges, and pre fab homes and condos. At present they are located at…

New Town employee

The Town has hired Laurel Davies Snyder as Culture & Economic Development Manager for the Town of St. Marys. The position will encompass economic development and tourism. Laurel, who has a background in urban planning, spent seven-and-a-half years in Economic Development and Tourism for the Township of Woolwich and prior to that spent nine years…