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...
Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:45 PM
Pedestrians in St. Marys must now press crosswalk buttons to activate downtown walking signals. The change comes as a result of a downtown traffic analysis study completed in June. The Town commissioned the study to verify the optimal timing and operation of the traffic signals installed in 2016 during the downtown reconstruction.
With intersecting arterial and collector roads, higher numbers of pedestrians and decreased sightlines due to building spacing, the downtown is the most traffic-heavy area...
Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2017 11:15 AM
Matthew Corbett to start in new role on July 24
The St. Marys Public Library has a new Chief Executive Officer. On Thursday, July 6 the Library Board announced the appointment of Matthew Corbett as CEO of Library Services. Corbett’s new role with the Library will commence on Monday, July 24.
Corbett is currently a Branch Librarian at the Tay Township Public Library. He holds a master’s degree in Library Information Services from Western University and a teaching degree from Laurentian University....
Posted on Wednesday, July 05, 2017 09:15 AM
The Town of St. Marys (Town) and R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited (Consultant) have prepared an Individual Environmental Assessment (EA) under the Environmental Assessment Act for the identification and selection of a preferred solid waste disposal option. The Town has reviewed options to manage solid waste over the next 40 years. The preferred alternative is to expand the existing landfill at 1221 Water Street South. A number of methods of expansion are possible at the site. Work...
Posted on Tuesday, July 04, 2017 02:15 PM
Rice Lake water levels will be lowered for the Wellington Street bridge project. Until further notice, the public should refrain from using boats, kayaks and canoes near the dam.
Date of disruption
Monday, July 3 to Thursday, November 30, 2017
Rice Lake at intersection of Thames River and Trout Creek
Duration of Disruption
Visitors are asked to keep away from the dam until further notice as rapid water and undertow is expected in the area.