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Draft Town of St. Marys budget has 3.87 per cent levy hike

Pledge commitments from construction of Pyramid Centre have now dwindled to almost nothing.

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Downtown St. Marys truck parking ban an option

Members of Citizens Against Bad Truck Traffic express disappointment that others of the group's...

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Community

Local woman celebrates 100th birthday

HARRISTON – Every birthday is certainly worth celebrating, but when the milestone is No. 100, you...

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Financial habits

Make it a point to set aside a portion of each paycheque. You'll be happy you did the next time an unexpected expense comes up.

Smart cars in Stratford

John Buszek, U.S. market manager for the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems department of Renesas, stands next to his company’s smart car, which is currently being tested in a closed course located at the parking lot at Lakeside Drive and Queen Street.

New school in Listowel

The Avon Maitland District School Board celebrated the grand opening of the new North Perth Westfield Elementary School in late October. Elementary enrolment in the board has increased in the Listowel area from the previous year.

Safe transaction zone for online sales

Sign on an exterior wall near the entrance to the George Street headquarters of the Stratford Police, encouraging users of online sales websites to undertake the actual exchange of goods and/or cash in this well-lit, camera-monitored area.

Wellington Street bridge replacement

A “screen grab” from a conceptual video created by the B.M. Ross engineering firm for the Town of St. Marys, depicting possible aesthetics of the to-be-rebuilt Wellington Street bridge.

Kraft-Heinz Job Action Centre

Arnie Francisco is chair of the adjustment committee for the newly opened Kraft-Heinz action centre on Queen Street in downtown St. Marys. Expected to be open for approximately a year, the action centre will help former Kraft-Heinz employees find new employment.

News From Beyond Perth County

Canada

How politics touched Canadians this week

Coding, climate, rescues: 3 ways federal politics touched Canadians this week

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Ontario

Boy, 16, arrested following school threat

Boy, 16, arrested following threat against central Ontario schools

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Canada

First ministers: some of what was said

A selection of quotes following first ministers meeting on climate change

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Business

Stelco seeks OK for moving on with restructuring

Ontario steelmaker Stelco seeks court OK for moving ahead with restructuring

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EVENT Perth County

Rogers Hometown Hockey Stratford

Sat Dec 10 | 12:00 AM

Gallery Stratford

Sat Dec 10 | 10:00 AM

Atwood Santa Claus Parade

Sat Dec 10 | 7:00 PM

Women's Volleyball

Tue Dec 13 | 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Tue Dec 13 | 8:00 PM

Drop-In Badminton (14+ Years)

Wed Dec 14 | 6:30 PM

Listowel Air Cadets

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