News from around St. Marys.

Retrogression decides Lincs golf tourney winner

Threesome of Murrell, Chateauvert, Richardson take home the green jackets Saturday By Pat Payton Retrogression was needed to decide the 2019 winner at the 37th annual St. Marys Lincolns’ golf tournament Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Two teams finished with 10-under-par scores of 62. The threesome of Dan Murrell, Stephen Chateauvert and…

From the Bar rail to the big screen

By Lauren Eedy Many have noticed a film crew at locations around the town and on social media in recent weeks working on ‘The Sanctuary’, an AKoolfilm Company Inc. production which recently wrapped shooting here in St. Marys. You may have also recognized some locals around these sets. Recently, I had the pleasure of discussing…

End of an era in St. Marys

After close to 50 years in business, the M&M is closing this week. To acknowledge the years of contribution to not only the business community but also community and charitable organizations, Town Council last week honoured Dick and Joan MacPherson for their outstanding contributions over the years. Pictured are Deputy Mayor Marg Luna, Dick and…

Special celebration at Villages United Church

Submitted by Mary Peterson Spring is a season of change with opportunities for new growth, and there are some interesting changes at Villages United Church, one of the churches in Villages United Rural Ministries. At the United Church of Canada conference which was held recently in Port Elgin, Rev. Jacob Shaw was ordained, and he…

How to stay safe online: Cyber Safety Workshop for older adults

On June 15th the Perth Elder Abuse Committee (PEACe) will join other communities regionally, nationally and internationally to heighten awareness of elder abuse. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) focuses attention on the need for ALL to take responsibility in preventing elder abuse. WEAAD was proclaimed by the United Nations and the World Health Organization…