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Town partnering with local students on Pride Month poster project

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 09:37 AM

Downtown businesses asked to display posters for month of June

Visitors to downtown St. Marys will soon have an opportunity to learn the history and meaning behind 11 different LGBTQ+ flags, thanks to the efforts of local students.

A Grade 7 class from St. Marys DCVI is creating a series of posters about the flags that represent different groups within the LGBTQ+ community. These same flags will adorn banners on the light posts in St. Marys’ downtown as part of the Town’s Pride Month celebrations.

The...

Jim Burlingham Firefighter of the Month

Jim Burlingham named Firefighter of the Month for May

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 04:41 PM

The St. Marys Fire Department is honouring Jim Burlingham as Firefighter of the Month for May.

Burlingham joined the department in 2006. Born and raised in Mitchell, he recalls the firehall being a key part of his childhood.

“I would race to the firehall on my bicycle whenever I heard the siren and sneak a look at the chalkboard inside the bay doors indicating the call address,” says Burlingham.

One of the main reasons he became a firefighter was to help others. “I was able to fulfill my desire to...

Victoria Day hours for Town facilities

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 10:25 AM

Please note the following hours will be in effect for Town of St. Marys facilities for Victoria Day (Monday, May 23, 2022).

Closed Monday, May 23:

  • Administrative offices (Town Hall and Municipal Operations Centre)
  • Adult Learning
  • Before and After School Program
  • Child Care Centre
  • Town of St. Marys EarlyON Centre
  • Fire Station
  • Landfill
  • Library
  • Mobility Services Offices (Rides must be booked by 12 p.m. on Friday, May 20)
  • Museum and Archives
  • Pyramid Recreation Centre (Aquatics Centre, Youth Centre and...

Upcoming administrative facility closures

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 08:51 AM

The Municipal Operations Centre will be closed from May 16 to 20 and Town Hall will be closed from May 26 to June 3 due to scheduled facility maintenance.

Town staff will be working throughout the closures and will be available by phone or email during regular business hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm).

A number of payment options for property taxes will be available during the closures. The second installment for 2022 is due May 31.

Read our notice for full details.

Town announces upcoming facility closures for scheduled maintenance

Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 02:49 PM

Municipal Operations Centre closed May 16 – 20; Town Hall closed May 26 – June 3

Disruption

The Town of St. Marys will be performing scheduled facility maintenance at the Municipal Operations Centre (408 James St. S) and Town Hall (175 Queen St. E) over the next several weeks. The work will result in temporary closures of both facilities.

Staff at both facilities will be working throughout the closures and will be available by phone or email during regular working hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)....