News from around St. Marys.

Results from Paint the Town Red!

Local businesses help United Way cloase the gap St. Marys, ON – United Way Perth Huron (UWPH) celebrated #LocalLove, February 14-17, by helping St. Marys merchants Paint the Town Red (PTTR). “St. Marys merchants ended up raising $917 as part of PTTR,” Kim Ross Jones, St.Marys Community Committee volunteer added. “That money helps United Way support…

“A Celebration of Hockey” this Friday

Canadiens vs. Lincolns Fundraiser Alumni Game set to go By Stewart Grant If you are a Lincolns fan, a Habs fan, or just a hockey fan in general, the PRC is the place to be this Friday night. “A Celebration of Hockey on Friday will not only be a memorable night for fans of all…

Good first tourney for DCVI badminton team

GODERICH – The DCVI Senior badminton team took part in their first tournament of the season here on Tuesday, March 5. The 16-member team, which also included five Junior players, were focused and reflective, resulting in great performances by all. Not only was this the first tournament of the season, but for many, it was…

Firefighter Peewees’ OMHA Finals a tight series

A win and a loss during the opening weekend vs. Lindsay Muskies By Stewart Grant After sweeping their respective semi-final matchups, the St. Marys Firefighter Peewees and the Lindsay Muskies collided in St. Marys last weekend to begin their six-point OMHA final series. A good crowd was in attendance for both the Saturday evening and…

March Madness… Here we go again!

St. Marys looks to repeat in FM96 Small Town Contest By Stewart Grant They didn’t make a rule saying we couldn’t win two years in a row, so let’s give it a go! FM96’s March Madness-themed contest is back for a second year. Last year, St. Marys defeated Arva, Lucan, Thorndale, Bayfield, Tillsonburg and then…

Hospital takes another program hit

St. Marys singled out St. Marys Memorial Hospital will have no laboratory services “until further notice”, according to a press release sent out by the HPHA. The press release says that this is due to recent laboratory staff retirements but ironically the only closure is St. Marys Memorial Hospital. This follows the December announcement that…