News from around St. Marys.

The Mural news this week

The big buzz on social media this week was about the mural in the downtown. We asked the Town to clarify the situation and Brent Kittmer supplied us with the following: “Council and staff are aware of the public concern regarding an order to comply that has been laid for a mural in the Downtown…

St. Marys 2020 Property Tax and Municipal Budget draft

By Paul Dreossi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the St. Marys Town council meeting of February 25, 2020, Director of Finance Andre Morin presented the 2020 draft budget. Taking nearly nine months of analysis and planning, the 2020 proposed budget is, speaking generally, a positive one. In anticipation of public input, Mayor Strathdee and Councillors…

Cement Midgets bow out to Caledonia in quarters

Team will now compete in Shamrock League playoffs By Pat Payton CALEDONIA – After 16 OMHA playoff games, the end came for the Cement ‘BB’ Midgets here last Thursday night. The home-town Thunder won 5-0 to claim the six-point provincial quarter-final series seven points to one. Coach Brent Rae said the score wasn’t indicative of…