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No risk to public from suspected methane leak

North end property owner had noticed smell, and saw bubbles forming from cracks in a parking lot.



Natural gas bubbles from ground on northern edge of St. Marys

The owner of a commercial property on James Street North saw and smelled methane bubbling from the...



Water/wastewater billing will move to monthly in March

After the company contracted out by St. Marys to conduct meter readings decided to exit the...

River Rock Fest seeks Town of St. Marys grant

Creator of the poster for the 2015 River Rock Festival, Mandy Verge, left, poses for a photo during the event with one of the youngsters who stopped by her booth to colour the poster, Alyce Ruthig.

Proposed new home for the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

A graphic image of the proposed new building on the grounds of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Marys, located near Water Street South and housing museum exhibition space as well as meeting rooms and hosting facilities for tournament or other group events.

'Dairy Congress University'

On Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Metroland Media Agriplex on the Western Fair complex in London, veteran hoof trimmer Vic Daniel conducted the morning session in what's being called "Dairy Congress University." The first-ever London Dairy Congress continues from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 5.

Fibre optic conversion at Quadro

Quadro General Manager John DeHeer stands beside a bank of fibre optic connections that serve a section of the company’s Kirkton exchange. Before fibre optics, the same section would need half the room full of copper wire connections.

Organic farming business makes move into southwest

On Friday, Jan. 29, control of the formerly family-owned Sebringville Feed Mill in downtown Sebringville was passed from Hensall District Co-operative (HDC) to Eastern Ontario-based Homestead Organics. Pictured, from left: HDC’s Steve Herold, Perth County Warden Mert Schneider, Homestead founder Tom Manley, Perth East Mayor Bob McMillan, and HDC's Dave Delbridge.

Donor wall at the Pyramid Recreation Centre

Members of the St. Marys and area community got behind the construction project back in the early 2000s, but those financial pledges are now drying up.

Queen Street reconstruction cross-section

If you've gotten accustomed to the slopes of St. Marys and don't think the incline on Queen Street between Wellington and Church Streets is that severe, look again: this image showing the cross-section of that block was taken from a presentation by the B.M. Ross engineering firm.

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