News from around St. Marys.

Police parking back to Church Street

In the fall of 2019 the Town and the Stratford Police Service began a trial period to have cruisers park on Queen Street. The goal was to increase police visibility, and to have the parked cruisers act as traffic calming on Queen Street for speeding motorists.  Although the idea was good in theory, in practice…

Two more wins for U-16 Snipers

Five-point game for Jessica Burlingham St. Marys U-16 Snipers had a weekend sweep after travelling to Mitchell on Saturday, Feb. 22, and then hosting Dorchester the following day. The two wins improve the Snipers’ record to 16-3 while still securing top spot in the WRRL with only two games remaining. On Saturday, the Snipers opened…

U-16 Snipers win annual Paris Ringette Tourney

The U16 St Marys Snipers won the annual Paris Ringette Tournament last weekend, going undefeated in the tournament. Finals took place Sunday afternoon at the Brant Sports Complex and featured the Cambridge Turbo taking on the Snipers. St. Marys finished pool play in second place, one point behind the Turbo, with the teams skating to a 5-5…

Stratford Silver Knights play home games at PRC

By Stewart Grant There was something different as I entered the Blue Rink at the PRC this past Saturday afternoon. There was no blue. The St. Marys Rock’s dominant colour is blue. So too is the case for Ringette’s St. Marys Snipers. The Huron-Perth Lakers hockey teams also have blue in their jerseys. It felt…

Dragon Boat Challenge returns to Wildwood this May

Visit TRPC booth at Life Expo on March 7 for information The Thames River Paddling Club is once again hosting the annual Wildwood Dragon Boat Challenge on beautiful Wildwood Lake on Sunday, May 24, the weekend after the Victoria Day.  If you have ever wanted to experience the thrill of flying through the water in…

Landscaping Atoms reach semi-finals at Int. Silver Stick

By Pat Payton PORT ELGIN – The Landscaping Atom ‘C’ girls reached the semi-finals here at the International Silver Stick tournament recently. Ray Cousineau’s squad played their first two games on the Friday, losing 1-0 to the Chatsworth Rebels and 2-0 to the West Oxford Inferno. “We’ve been playing decent hockey, it’s just that the…