News from around St. Marys.

Kintore Coffee in Embro offers a fresh cup

Beans come from Central and South America and Ethiopia By Pat Payton EMBRO – A fresher cup of coffee! That’s what owners Todd Pearson and Candice Irvine believe sets Kintore Coffee Co. apart. It’s a small grassroots company that specializes in roasting coffee from all over the globe. “The reason it’s a better coffee is…

Council declares June “Pride Month”

Flag to fly all month By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Town Council passed a motion at their meeting last week declaring June as “Pride Month” as well as flying the Pride Flag all month. The Town had received a request from Adrienne Adas, a Health Promoter from the Huron-Perth Health Unit, asking Council…

Jerry Petrie had 17-year career as sports agent

Former Lincs defenceman represented stars such as Beliveau, Staub, Lafleur and Howe By Pat Payton Jerry Petrie didn’t play pro hockey, but he ended up representing some of the biggest stars in the professional sports world. In the early 1970s, the former St. Marys Lincolns’ defenceman (1960-61) launched a business with a partner Gerry Patterson…

St. Marys Station Gallery Presents ‘Masks’

Gallery Launches Online Exhibit of Theatrical Masks From Stratford Festival Archives Following an unprecedented response to their first online art exhibit, the St. Marys Station Gallery is presenting a second online exhibit, ‘MASKS,’ as the COVID-19 restrictions continue. ‘MASKS’ is a comprehensive collection of two dozen masks created by celebrated designers and prop makers for…

St. Marys man promoting, selling game called Kubb

A lawn game believed to be invented by the Vikings over 1,000 years ago By Pat Payton Mike Giesbrecht has a new venture these days, but it’s really an old game that the St. Marys man is trying to promote and sell. The game–which originated in Sweden–is called Kubb, and it’s for all fitness levels…