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St. Marys resident and radio show hosts to join Mayor Strathdee in Quarry cliff jump

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Parade planned to celebrate opening of new Quarry feature

It all started with a simple plan to have St. Marys Mayor Al Strathdee take the first plunge off the relocated cliff jump at the St. Marys Quarry. A few phone calls later, the event has grown to include a parade, a formal ceremony and presentation, and a few special guests from London-based country radio station, BX93.

The added fanfare is the work of St. Marys resident, Brian Harris. Harris is a frequent BX93 caller, and on Tuesday, June 13,...

Tips for staying safe during severe summer weather

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 03:15 PM

With the potential for thunderstorms again in the forecast, Town of St. Marys Director of Emergency Services, Richard Anderson, wants to spread the word about how to stay safe during severe summer weather. See below for tips provided courtesy of Perth County Emergency Management. You can also download printable flyers at

When thunder roars, go indoors!

STOP all activities. Immediately seek shelter in a substantial building or hard-topped vehicle. Wait...

Town of St. Marys replacing Wellington Street Bridge

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 03:00 PM

Portion of Wellington Street to be closed June 27 to November 30 

The Town of St. Marys is moving forward with another important infrastructure project. On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, St.Marys-based McLean Taylor Construction Limited will start the five-month process of replacing the Wellington Street Bridge.

Wellington Street will be closed from the south side of Parkview Drive to the entrance of Nick & Dan’s Collision while the work is being completed. The Riverside Walkway will be also be closed...

St. Marys Quarry cliff jump to re-open June 17

Posted on Friday, June 09, 2017 03:15 PM

Quarry also offering free swim on June 30 and new water running program in July

Just a few weeks after his Jumpstart polar dip, Town of St. Marys Mayor Al Strathdee will be making another ceremonial splash in the St. Marys Quarry – this time to celebrate the opening of the relocated cliff jump. The Mayor will be the first to take the plunge on Saturday, June 17, when the quarry officially opens for weekend swimming. In celebration of the event, individual admission for all ages that day will be two...

Stonetown Heritage Festival returns to St. Marys for its 22nd year

Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2017 02:00 PM

Featured acts include FireGuy and the Ultimutts

On Saturday, July 8, 2017, Queen Street will come alive for the 22nd annual Stonetown Heritage Festival. This free event will feature two new signature acts, along with family-friendly activities, food and retail vendors, live music, a street dance and a fireworks show.

The festival will begin at 8:00 a.m., with a pancake breakfast at the St. Marys Farmers’ Market. By 9:00 a.m., the event will be in full swing, with a variety of vendor booths, attractions...