News from around St. Marys.

Major athletic award winners for 2019-20 season

DCVI holds Virtual Awards Ceremony to honour its athletes, coaches By Pat Payton A total of 21 Major Athletic Award winners were announced on the night of June 18 as St. Marys DCVI held a Virtual Awards Ceremony to honour its athletes and coaches. The on-line ceremony was organized by teacher/coach Annette Wrigley. The following…

Lincolns trade Martin twins to the K-W Siskins

Lincs building strong forward group for 2020-21 season By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns Director of Hockey Operations/GM Greg Smale reports that 19-year-old twins Josh and Cyrus Martin have been traded to the Kitchener-Waterloo Siskins in separate deals. The Martins, who hail from Elmira, are both starting post-secondary studies in the K-W area in the…

Better prices, fresher spices at Troyer’s Spices

Downtown business offers over 100 ingredients and much more By Pat Payton The slogan at Troyer’s Spices is: Better prices, fresher spices. “I can say that because we buy in small quantities; we don’t back-stock anything,” says Dan Troyer, who owns the downtown Queen Street business with his wife Amie Rankin. “We replenish our supplies…

Material change proposed in Grand Trunk Trail staircase project

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The staircase connecting the Grand Trunk Trail to the flats and the status of its revitalization was the subject of a lengthy discussion at last Wednesday’s Green Committee meeting. Brought in to discuss the staircase project and answer questions from members of the committee was Asset Management and…

St. Marys Quarry opening July 6

COVID-19 protocols will be in place to protect swimmers and staff Swimmers will soon be able to make a splash at the St. Marys Quarry. Canada’s largest outdoor freshwater swimming pool is opening on Monday, July 6, 2020 following a delayed start due to COVID-19. A number of new protocols will be in place this…

Our newspaper and printing business is expanding

125-year-old Tavistock Gazette acquired By Stewart Grant Earlier this year, I was approached by Bill and Sheri Gladding of Tavistock as to whether I would be interested in buying the Tavistock Gazette, and I’m pleased to announce that we completed this transaction effective July 1st. The Gazette, which was first published in 1895, has been…