News from around St. Marys.

GOJHL cancels rest of season, including playoffs

Lincolns’ spring camp next month will also not take place By Pat Payton LEAMINGTON – Prior to Hockey Canada cancelling all of its sanctioned activities (effective Friday, March 13) due to the on-going health concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic, St. Marys Lincolns and Leamington Flyers played the first game of a best-of-seven Western Conference…

Lincs win coaching staff-of-the-year for 2019-20

Curtin, Burke named to Western Conference all-star teams By Pat Payton A 30-win season and a third-place finish have brought individual awards to the St. Marys Lincolns. The Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL) recently announced its 2019-20 award winners for the Western Conference, and Lincs received three special honours. The biggest award involving the…

How has the coronavirus affected you?

A couple times this week, we raised the above question on Facebook. Following are some of the responses that we have received. Some were from late last week and others were from early this week: Bert-Marianne Van Ravenhorst: We’ve taken the necessary precautions but in all honesty? I’m really enjoying the extra time from school…

Town facility closures and program cancellations

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the following facilities will be closed indefinitely: Pyramid Recreation Centre (including arena and pool) St. Marys Friendship Centre St. Marys Youth Centre St. Marys Museum St. Marys Public Library Town Hall Municipal Operations Centre St. Marys VIA Rail Station (including St. Marys Station Gallery) St. Marys Child Care…

Fatal pedestrian crash near Kirkton

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a fatal crash that took place last week west of Kirkton. Just before 9:00 a.m. on March 10, Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Huron County Paramedic Services and South Huron Fire Department responded to a crash scene located on Kirkton Road (Huron County…

Perth South Served Bill for Firehall Renovation

By Paul Dreossi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the Perth South Council meeting of March 3, a delegation from the Town of St. Marys (consisting of Mayor Al Strathdee, CAO/Clerk Brent Kittmer, Treasurer Andre Morin, Fire Chief Richard “Andy” Anderson, Building Director Grant Brouwer, and Building Inspector Jason Silcox) explained the scope of the fire…

Lincolns win 8-3 Friday, defuse Rockets in five

Hat trick by Brock Trichilo sparks series-ending victory on home ice By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns brought in speedy forward Brock Trichilo at the Jan. 10 trade deadline to score goals. And the 20-year-old has done just that! Trichilo fired a hat trick last Friday night at the PRC, sparking the Lincs to…