News from around St. Marys.

Policing costs came in under budget for 2019

Stratford Police reports redistribution in calls for service By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter At last week’s meeting of the Community Policing Advisory Committee, Deputy Chief of Police Gerry Foster presented the budget reconciliation report for the 2019 year. Per the terms of the agreement between Stratford Police Service (“SPS”) and the Town of…

Logistics of Recreation and Leisure are no easy task in 2020

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Town’s recreation and leisure facilities have always been there for us to enjoy during the seasons of the year. Perhaps as residents, we don’t think much about the massive amount of planning that goes into managing the recreational and leisure sector. Thursday’s meeting of the Recreation and…

Scheele has outstanding freshman year at Western

DCVI grad collects three rookie-of-the-year titles in cross-country running and track By Pat Payton LONDON – Marcel Scheele made a statement at Western University this past season. Competing for the Mustangs, the former St. Marys DCVI star was named both OUA and national rookie-of-the-year in cross-country running. In the indoor track season that followed, Scheele…

Crisp going into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

First hockey person being inducted; ceremony scheduled for August By Pat Payton NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Terry Crisp is among the 2020 class being inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The former St. Marys Lincolns centre (1959-61) has been a sports analyst for the NHL’s Nashville Predators for over 20 years. Crisp is the…

Town reminding residents to shop local in St. Marys

Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted St. Marys in many ways. Summer is usually bustling with tourists visiting our shops, restaurants and amenities but this year is beginning to look very different. Many of our local businesses and services had to shut their doors while others have shifted to new ways of doing…