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Landscaping Atom girls good defensive squad

Rock team sits in first place in WOGHL’s Second Division standings By Pat Payton The St. Marys Landscaping Atom ‘C’ girls are a good defensive team. Just look at their record; it speaks for itself. Since the re-seeding of teams six games into the 2019-20 season, Ray Cousineau’s squad has posted an 8-1-1 record in…

U-16 Snipers take two of three to improve to 8-2

St. Marys concludes first half of ringette season in second place  In WRRL action just before the Christmas break, St. Marys U-16 Snipers returned to their winning ways taking two of three games in a span of four days to improve to 8-2 in the standings. They conclude the first half of the ringette season…

Hindsight is 2020

Homecoming/Heritage – July 3-5, 2020 By Wayne Murray 2020 will be a special year for St.Marys, as Homecoming takes place July 3, 4 & 5. This once every decade celebration is a time for family and friends to get together, reminisce and create new memories. New for 2020, the annual Stonetown Heritage Festival has joined…

St. Marys Independent predicts 2020

Stewart Grant’s predictions: 1. The former location of ‘A Buck or Two’ will remain vacant throughout 2020 Although the downtown of St. Marys is experiencing amazing revitalization over the past few years, a space this large isn’t easy to fill. But hopefully someone steps up with a great idea for this location. 2. A new…

Hello Huron Perth Public Health

The Merger of Huron and Perth Health Units takes Effect January 1, 2020 The Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit will be merging into a single entity effective January 1, 2020, called Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH). The goal of the merger is to improve the delivery of public health programs…

Looking forward to 2020

The following was submitted by Mayor Al Strathdee 2020 should be a very exciting year for the Town of St. Marys. The Town population continues to grow and there continues to be business growth and expansion in St. Marys. Tourism numbers remain on the rise, a fibre optic internet network will soon be available to…

Lincolns prove they’re one of the top Western teams

Lincs battle Nationals, Flyers to 2-2 double-OT ties before the Christmas break By Pat Payton In the two-week stretch before the Christmas break, St. Marys Lincolns certainly proved that they’re one of the top teams in the GOJHL’s Western Conference. Lincs went 4-1-2 in a tough December schedule, which included two home games against the…

U-16 Snipers slay Dragons in final 2019 game

Boyer scores three times in 7-0 victory over visiting Dorchester St. Marys U-16 Snipers closed out 2019 with a win as they blanked Dorchester Dragons  7-0 at the PRC on Sunday, Dec. 29. Both teams were short four players, but it appeared to affect Dorchester more so as the Snipers out-shot the Dragons 29-19, allowing…

ANAF Bantams reach Regional Silver Stick semi-finals

Team plays five games in Niagara area; three contests decided by a goal By Pat Payton NIAGARA – The ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams played five games here at the Pelham Regional Silver Stick tournament this past weekend, and three of the contests were decided by one goal. Unfortunately, their semi-final game Sunday morning went in favour…