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Alternative access to Thomas Street Quarry

A County of Perth public meeting is planned for Thursday, Nov. 3 to consider an Official Plan amendment to allow St. Marys Cement an easement through property fronting on Perth Road 139.

Thanks for 28 years

Burt Damen is handed a token of appreciation recently by Julie Docker-Johnson of the St. Marys Business Improvement Area, in recognition of 28 years in business as the operator of Damens Restaurant on Water Street. Damen recently sold the business (along with the spacious upstairs apartment in which this photo was taken).

End of construction party

A celebration to mark the completion of significant upgrades to downtown St. Marys infrastructure will take place from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20.

Stratford-on-Avon Shriners donate to St. Marys hospital

On hand as members of the Stratford-on-Avon Shriners received an explanation about what a portion of the club’s recent donation was used for were, from left: St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation Fundraising's Pat Craigmile, Registered Nurse (RN) Heather Brock, Shriners Ron McKnight and Bill Porter, RN Frances Taylor, Shriner Ron McNicol, Foundation's Krista Linklater, Shriners John Parker and Dave Shearer, Foundation's John McIntosh, RN Marcie Taylor, and Shriner Marshall Crinklaw.

Glass Street extension

The low bid of $452,257 from Euro-Ex Construction was accepted by St. Marys Town Council on Oct. 11 for the extension of Glass Street between James Street and Emily Street.

Fire Prevention Week outreach

St. Marys Fire Chief “Andy”Anderson, left, and volunteer firefighter Lucas Jeffrey were at the St. Marys Canadian Tire store on Tuesday, Oct. 11 to mark the kick-off to this year’s Fire Prevention Week — with the theme in 2016 reflecting the need to regularly update batteries in your home’s smoke detectors. Anderson and Jeffrey had a booth set up inside the store distributing information and offering chances on prizes donated by community partners. Another booth was planned for Thursday, Oct. 13

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St. Marys Santa Claus Parade

Fri Nov 18 | 7:00 PM



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