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Open air fire ban lifted in Perth County

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2022 03:08 PM

Effective at midnight tonight, thanks to the recent rainfall, the open air fire ban will be lifted in the County of Perth, including the Town of St. Marys. Burn permits can now be issued and must abide by the respective municipality’s open air burn by-law.

With the monitoring of rainfall and vegetation conditions, Fire Chiefs are confident that residents can now safely burn. Please continue to practice safe burning by doing the following:

  • Call your local fire department to obtain an open air burn...

Firefighter Rick Martin named Firefighter of the Month for August

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 11:03 AM

This August the St. Marys Fire Department is proud to announce Rick Martin as its “Firefighter of the Month.”

Martin joined the St. Marys Fire Department as a firefighter in 1992. He has had a challenging but rewarding 30-year career as a firefighter. Martin is the recipient of the 20-year Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal and the 25-year Ontario Fire Services Long Service Medal.

“I followed my dad’s footsteps in becoming a firefighter,” says Martin, “Having grown up in St. Marys, with my dad...

Public washrooms at Town Hall temporarily closed

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 10:01 AM

Please note that Town Hall public washrooms will be closed from Monday, August 8 to Friday, August 12 as crews complete repointing work on the building.

Municipal services will still be accessible through the lower-level Church Street entrance.

Lane closure - Queen Street West

Posted on Friday, August 05, 2022 04:35 PM

Queen Street West between Thomas Street and Thames Road North will be reduced to one lane August 8 to 12 for milling and paving work.

You may run into minor traffic delays in the area; please plan accordingly.

Queen Street West lane closure (August 8 - 12)

Posted on Friday, August 05, 2022 04:30 PM

Queen Street West between Thomas Street and Thames Road North will be reduced to one lane next week (August 8 to 12) for milling and paving work.

You may run into minor traffic delays in the area; please plan accordingly.