News from around St. Marys.

Local players win awards at Aces banquet

Skylar Fadelle was named ‘Best Sport’ on the Peewee BBs this season. The Stratford Aces girls hockey awards banquet was held recently. (Contributed) Ella Gracey was selected ‘Ace of the Team’ on the Peewee BBs this season. The Stratford Aces girls hockey awards banquet was held recently. (Contributed)

Business After 5 event at St. Marys Buick GMC

Krista Linklater, Executive Director of the St. Marys Health Care Foundation, discusses the upcoming Gala event on June 8th while Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce president Eddie Matthews, Payam Zareian of St. Marys Buick GMC and Michael Carmichael of UPAuto look on. Sylvie Schryer and Lisa Fewster were among the hosts at St. Marys…

You’re welcome in St. Marys!

Last September, thirteen people gathered at St. James Anglican Church to hear a story. It was about a small community, Vashon Island, off the coast of Seattle and the story Bruce Anderson told was heartwarming and thought provoking. A few people on the island began to meet and talk about how to make their community…

Amended budget passed for St. Marys BIA

Debates were plenty at well attended AGM By Stewart Grant The meeting wasn’t short and it wasn’t always sweet. But when the dust settled, the new St. Marys Business Improvement Area (BIA) board had their budget passed by BIA membership, and the process of getting to the approved budget was constructive to help the BIA…

Annual NBC tournament goes this weekend

Al Kennedy Memorial features 26 teams in seven divisions By Pat Payton It’s the weekend when bragging rights are earned for another year. The annual Al Kennedy Memorial No-Body Contact hockey tournament goes this Easter Weekend, Friday, Apr. 19 and Saturday, April 20 at the PRC. The St. Marys minor hockey fundraiser will feature 26…

Minor soccer ready to kick off 2019 season

St. Marys Association always looking for volunteers By Pat Payton St. Marys and Area minor soccer is ready to kick into full swing in the next few weeks after completing their registration process earlier this week. “What’s exciting about minor soccer is that we’ve had a resurgence of volunteers and interest,” association president Chris Gwyn…

Local players win awards at Aces’ hockey banquet

Rylee Nethercott was named top defensive player on the Peewee BBs. The Stratford Aces girls hockey awards banquet was held recently. (Contributed) Eve Greig was selected top offensive player on the Bantam ‘BB’ squad. The Stratford Aces girls hockey awards banquet was held recently. (Contributed) Kiara McGregor was chosen top offensive player on the Peewee…

Local goalie Bentley on Provincial gold champion

Goalie Rachael Bentley and her London Devilette Jr. PWHL teammates won gold at the Provincials in Mississauga on the Apr. 5-7 weekend. She is a former St. Marys Rock player, coached by Marc Cameron and Kevin McDougall. Bentley played the first three games, allowing just one goal throughout. Her goaltending partner Jamie Johnson (from British…