News from around St. Marys.

End of an era in St. Marys

After close to 50 years in business, the M&M is closing this week. To acknowledge the years of contribution to not only the business community but also community and charitable organizations, Town Council last week honoured Dick and Joan MacPherson for their outstanding contributions over the years. Pictured are Deputy Mayor Marg Luna, Dick and…

Special celebration at Villages United Church

Submitted by Mary Peterson Spring is a season of change with opportunities for new growth, and there are some interesting changes at Villages United Church, one of the churches in Villages United Rural Ministries. At the United Church of Canada conference which was held recently in Port Elgin, Rev. Jacob Shaw was ordained, and he…

How to stay safe online: Cyber Safety Workshop for older adults

On June 15th the Perth Elder Abuse Committee (PEACe) will join other communities regionally, nationally and internationally to heighten awareness of elder abuse. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) focuses attention on the need for ALL to take responsibility in preventing elder abuse. WEAAD was proclaimed by the United Nations and the World Health Organization…

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Juniors improve to 6-0

Fastball team continues to produce plenty of offence  By Pat Payton The Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors continue to score runs and chalk up wins in Huron-Perth Fastball League action. Rob and Kelly Wiffen’s squad improved their first-place record to 6-0 with three recent wins–including a come-from-behind effort on the road. Last Tuesday, June 4 at Teddy’s…

Team Noad repeat winners at Rotary tournament

Over 70 golfers play in ideal weather conditions last Thursday By Pat Payton Team Noad, consisting of Paul Noad, Pete Morrison, Matt Awad and Brent Costigard, posted the lowest score for the second straight year at the annual St. Marys Rotary Club golf tournament last Thursday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Just over…