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20 on the Trestle ending on a high note

Celebration closes this Saturday with free Emm Gryner concert The 20 on the Trestle celebration will end on a high note – high above St. Marys! After months of free activities and over 2,000 participants, the 20 on the Trestle celebrations come to a close this Saturday. The entire community is asked to gather on…

Teddy Bears’ Reunion on Sunday

Parade starts at 1 p.m. from High School One of the most anticipated events in St. Marys takes place this Sunday. The 34th  Annual Teddy Bears’ reunion is all set to go for another year. Started by the late Cliff Elliott, the tradition of this very popular event is continued by his daughter, Marlene Forman.…

For Those Who Need It

It is reasonable to say that, as of 2019, the majority of us are in agreement that mental illness is an issue definitely worth addressing. However, it is such a complex and sensitive issue that it can be so challenging to even figure out where to begin, even for the most brilliant minds in the…

DCVI Sports Recap

DCVI Field Hockey remains unbeaten The St. Marys DCVI Varsity Field Hockey team remained unbeaten early in the season, following a pair of games played at the DCVI field on Wednesday, September 19th. In a 2 p.m. match versus Mitchell, Ally Muir scored the lone goal for the Salukis in a 1-1 draw. At 4:30…

Darcy John’s “Hunt” continues to climb charts

Number one spot within reach this week By Stewart Grant Following Darcy John’s memorable performances in St. Marys during Heritage Festival weekend, his hit debut single continued to rise on the Canadian music charts. His song, “Hunt”, moved up four places in the True North Country Indie Countdown last week, reaching the #3 position. The…

St Marys Cement makes significant donation to Stratford Perth Rotary Hospice ‘Because You Care’ campaign

The Because You Care campaign to build the Stratford Perth Rotary Hospice received a significant boost today when leadership at Votorantim Cimentos, St Marys Cement plant announced to employees that they will be making a $175,000 campaign contribution on their behalf. The donation – designated towards the naming rights of the Entrance Drive and Walkway…

Brenda Kitching preparing for Chicago Marathon

Join her for local LLSC fundraising event June 11th By Stewart Grant Fundraising initiatives can take so many forms, with different events drawing in different people. The local efforts supporting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (“LLSC”) are a testament to that statement. Earlier this month, The Three Baritones put on an excellent show…

Group Surveys BIA on Truck Traffic in St. Marys

By Dan Schneider What do downtown St. Marys business people think about truck traffic through St. Marys? Earlier this year CCAHTT (Citizens Concerned about Heavy Truck Traffic) conducted a survey of downtown businesses to try to answer that question. CCAHTT is a grassroots group of local residents seeking changes to truck traffic in St. Marys…