News from around St. Marys.

Local Masons to build new facility

The St. Marys Masonic organization is on the move. The members of St. James Lodge #73 have sold their lodge building and are in the early days of construction of their new facility. The sale of their previous property will now allow Vet Purchasing to move forward with their expansion plans. The new facility will…

Malinowski’s hockey career started in small town

Former NHLer and St. Marys resident grew up in northwestern Saskatchewan By Pat Payton Merlin Malinowski was selected most valuable player on his Mighty Mite hockey team in his home-town of Meadow Lake in northwestern Saskatchewan. He was six-years-old at the time and he received a Robin Hood Oats trophy. It’s a small trophy, with…

United Way kicks off campaign, sets goal of $1.762 million reflecting local needs

Using a combination of new technology and old-fashioned community spirit, United Way Perth-Huron (UWPH) announced the organization’s goal of $1,762,200 for the 2020/2021 campaign. The announcement was made virtually through Facebook by 2020 Campaign Co-chairs Martin and Kathryn Ritsma and Executive Director Ryan Erb. Perth and Huron residents were encouraged to purchase lunch at their…

The London Marathon in St. Marys

Local lawyer of GCBoyle Law Firm, Gwendolen Boyle, is participating in the 40th anniversary Virgin Money London Marathon 2020. This will be the first and only time this marathon will be held virtually due to the unprecedented times caused by COVID-19. Gwendolen was fortunate enough to be allowed entry by raising money for the UK…

Graduation Bundles for recent DCVI graduates

The Town of St. Marys is developing a graduation bundle for recent graduates of St. Marys DCVI. The purpose of this project is to inform students of opportunities in St. Marys that may be available to them after they complete post-secondary education. We want students to feel involved in the community and support their transition…