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Hospital Foundation making rounds to area councils

While no commitments have yet been made, Foundation Chair John McIntosh expressed confidence the...



St. Marys investors launch online Kickstarter campaign for new app

Don Corby helped develop unique sports-related board games back in 2000; now, he's aiming to bring...



St. Marys daycare could move to Holy Name School

A long history of learning by young children could soon come to an end for the little limestone...



Board chair asks Council to put Library increases back in budget

The board of directors and administrators running the St. Marys Public Library complied, over the...



Deputy clerk leaves; Town will re-examine position

Cultural Services Manager Trisha McKibbin has taken over on a temporary basis as the head of the...

$200,000 donation for portable digital imaging

Pictured beside the portable digital imaging machine is St. Marys Memorial Hospital is x-ray technologist Sharon Lindner. In back, from left: Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA) radiologist Dr. Keith Sparrow, Vet Purchasing’s Pat Hinnegan (CFO) and Rick Culbert (CEO), HPHA VP for Workplace Health Marie Ormerod, HPHA Interim Manager of Medical Imaging Louanne Plain, HPHA Program Director for Diagnostic Imaging Graeme Johnston, and Vet Purchasing Regulatory Compliance Manager Stacey MacNeil.

Perth County Ingredients one of 50 Agri-Food Innovation award winners

Perth County Ingredients General Manager Austin Currah accepts a Premier’s Award for Innovation from Liberal MPP Kathryn McGarry during a recent ceremony in Cambridge.

Former Ontario Junior Citizen winner Natasha Rae

Natasha Rae in 2011, with then nine year-old fellow St. Marys resident Zoe Klein. Rae won a 2010 Ontario Junior Citizen Award for helping raise money for Klein’s cancer treatments.

North Ward residents host neighbourhood meeting about crime

Constable Kees Wijnands, Community Services officer with the Perth County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, with meeting hosts Anyes and Brian Busby.

Getting in the spirit in downtown St. Marys

Shoppers Sue Boyd (left) and Maggie Laprade got into the fun of checking out the toy section at Jackson’s Pharmacy during a "Girls' Night Out" event at the downtown St. Marys retailer on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

Transport Action Canada releases 'The VIA 1-4-10 Plan'

After officially releasing a Transport Action Canada-funded proposal on how to revive VIA Rail on a national scale, passenger rail consultant Greg Gormick stands by as a passenger train pulls into the station in St. Marys on Friday, Nov. 6.

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Images from Canada Blooms

The largest indoor garden event in Canada was held for 10 days this year. Canada Blooms co- located...

Highlights from Canada Blooms

Canada Blooms is usually the precursor to our gardening season. This crazy weather has totally...


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We can learn a whole lot by studying the traditional styles of floral design.

Flowers in January

I miss my beautiful garden in the winter. Flowers sustain me. Luckily for each of the winter month I...

Gifts for Gardeners Who Love Birds

This time of year I always visit For the Birds on Broadway .The quality of the merchandise is...

Tools are gardener’s second best friend

Quality tools for gardening are a welcome gift any time of year.


A unique gift you can create yourself with help from a local sign maker, Craig Lush

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