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Stay active this fall and winter with new and returning Town recreation programs

Posted on Monday, July 31, 2017 10:15 AM

The Town is launching a variety of new programs this fall and winter, as well as bringing back previous favourites. Details can be found in the Fall and Winter Town of St. Marys Recreation and Leisure Program Guide, now available at most municipal facilities and www.townofstmarys.com/townguide. The guide features programs coordinated by municipal staff at the Pyramid Recreation Centre, St. Marys Child Care Centre, St. Marys Museum and Archives, St. Marys Public Library and Friendship Centre as well...

Development Charges Stakeholder Meeting

Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:00 AM

The Town of St. Marys is currently in the process of determining its new development charge rates that will come into effect in 2018.

Stakeholders are invited to a meeting where Town consultants Watson and Associates will present the findings from the background study, including how charges will be calculated and what services will be included.

Date:  Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Time:  2:00 p.m.
Location:  Municipal Operations Centre, 408 James St. S, St. Marys

Copies of the presentation...

Free sunscreen dispensers now available at Quarry and Pyramid Centre splash pad

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017 11:45 AM

Free sunscreen dispensers are now available at the St. Marys Quarry and Pyramid Recreation Centre splash pad. The dispensers were installed as part of Perth District Health Unit’s “Protect all the skin you’re in” campaign, funded through a grant from the John and Colleen MacDonald Family Fund, held within the Stratford Perth Community Foundation.

Town of St. Marys staff and the Health Unit are hoping the dispensers will encourage the public to apply sunscreen more often, thereby reducing their risk...

Dog Licensing

Town of St. Marys giving free bag dispensers to residents who license their dogs

Posted on Friday, July 21, 2017 10:15 AM

Residents who license their dogs will now receive a free, portable dog-bag dispenser that they can clip on their pet’s leash. The Town is hoping the program will encourage more residents to license and clean up after their pets, as required by Animal Control By-law 39 of 2008.

Animal licensing allows police, animal control officers and veterinarians to more easily return wandering pets to their owners.

Animal licenses can be purchased at the Municipal Operations Centre front desk at 408 James Street...

Melodies at the Museum returns for a sixth season

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 02:15 PM

Summer concert series features local favourites and new talent

Back by popular demand, the St. Marys Museum will be hosting its sixth annual Melodies at the Museum summer concert series during the month of August. Every Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. a different musical performance will take place on the Museum’s front lawn. With five Wednesdays in August this year, there are five concerts to look forward to in the coming month! 

Ron Break will start the series on August 2 with his first...