Kinsmen Summerfest back this summer

The midway portion of Kinsmen Summerfest, shown during the set-up phase in advance of the 2015 event, will once again be held at Milt Dunnell Field this July.

Open house for Gary Schellenberger

Vern Bilyea of Birr, left, was a campaign team member for Gary Schellenberger prior to 2004, when the riding he sought to represent was called Perth-Middlesex. Bilyea became a resident of a different riding at that time, but he has kept a Schellenberger campaign sign from that era — signed by one-time Progressive Conservative leader Jean Charest. He handed the sign the now-retired MP on Sunday, April 24 in Sebringville.

McLean-Taylor hospital donation

Staff of McLean-Taylor Construction gathered on Monday morning, April 25 at the company’s Rannoch headquarters to mark a donation of $200,000 to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation. Shown holding the cheque are company vice presidents Ken McLean, left, and Mike Doupe. Beside Doupe on the right are representatives from the Hospital Foundation.

Back door business tour

Dr. Carol Venn, back left, shows off her business’s back alley signage during a tour organized by the Business Improvement Area for downtown St. Marys on Monday evening, April 25.

Helen Brockman honoured at Little Falls School

Retiring Little Falls Public School Principal Helen Brockman is shown during a recent ceremony at which she was presented with a "living structure" in the schoolyard, With her are members of the Ruthig family (dad Phil and daughters Mya and Alyce — mom Heather was unable to attend) who created the structure.

Rooftop fire at Little Falls School

Volunteers from the St. Marys Fire Department were on the scene within minutes after an air handling unit on the Little Falls Public School roof began spewing smoke on the morning of Tuesday, April 26.

Thames River Clean Up founder Todd Sleeper

Perth South resident Todd Sleeper is shown during last year’s edition of the annual Thames River Clean Up, which he founded along with his wife, Deanne, 17 years ago. This year’s St. Marys edition of the Clean Up takes place Saturday, April 23, with registration of participants beginning at 9 a.m. at Milt Dunnell Field. In honour of Earth Day 2016 (which actually falls on Friday, April 22), please do what you can to preserve the health of our environment.

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