News from around St. Marys.

Town Council approves fire hall renovation

Project will modernize and improve local fire service The St. Marys Fire Station is officially slated for an upgrade. On February 18, 2020, Town Council unanimously approved a major renovation to upgrade and modernize the 55 year-old facility. The project will significantly improve health and safety conditions for the department’s dedicated crew of volunteer fire…

PRC Spa Decommissioned

By Paul Dreossi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The spa located in the PRC aquatic center has been closed for over a year due to several mechanical issues, primarily the leaking 52-meter drain pipe that serves the hot tub. With a leak rate of 570 liters per day, the spa was considered to be operating below…

Life Expo coming to St. Marys PRC this March

The Town of St. Marys will be home to a new event on Saturday, March 7, as the Life Expo debuts at the Pyramid Recreation Centre for a one-day, free admission event that showcases some of the region’s best health, recreation and lifestyle businesses. Coming off a successful five-year run in Lucan, the Expo has…

SMMHA girls teams win divisions at Brampton

Hubbard Midgets and A.B.S. Bantams now involved in OWHA playoffs By Pat Payton BRAMPTON – Two St. Marys minor hockey girls teams won their division at the recent Brampton Cougars’ 24th annual Friendship Festival, here Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Bill McPhail’s Hubbard Pharmacy Midget ‘B’ squad went 2-1 in round-robin action, losing their lone game 2-0…

Five goals for Kaleb Pearson in two OHL games

By Pat Payton OWEN SOUND – Kaleb Pearson has been red hot! The St. Marys native and 19-year-old right winger with the Owen Sound Attack fired five goals last weekend in a pair of Ontario Hockey League victories. Pearson picked up his first OHL career hat trick and was named the game’s first star in…

HBC Peewees nipped 1-0 in huge game at Strathroy

Team now sets its sights on Shamrock League playoff title By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The Home Building Centre A-E Peewees played their biggest game of the season here Saturday afternoon. It was a must-win situation for the Rock in order to stay alive in the OMHA playoffs as only one team from the four-team,…