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Public Invited to Ribbon Cutting of New Water Facility

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2019 09:30 AM

The Town of St, Marys’ new water storage reservoir and booster pumping station quietly came online on May 21, 2019. Now, Mayor Al Strathdee and Chief Administrative Officer Brent Kittmer – along with facility designers and operators – are proud to invite the public to a ribbon cutting followed by an open house on June 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at 55 St. George Street North.

The original St. Marys Water Works was constructed in 1899. Primarily featured on St. George Street North, the wells and pumping...

Park passes

Parks passes now available for checkout at the St. Marys Public Library

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 01:30 PM

Cardholders can enjoy a day at an Upper Thames conservation area or Ontario provincial park

Libraries across the country are changing and diversifying services and St. Marys Public Library is no exception. In an effort to continue offering new and exciting services, the Library has added parks passes to its growing list of available resources.

Library cardholders can borrow the passes, which grant them free day access to Upper Thames conservation areas (including Wildwood, Pittock and Fanshawe) and...

New Pumper

Fire Department Conducting Emergency Response Time Trials

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 10:00 AM

The St. Marys Fire Department will be conducting emergency response time trials using emergency lights and sirens on Wednesday, June 5th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

The reason for the trials is to see how long it takes an emergency vehicle to travel to the end of Wellington Street North during a congested time in the downtown core.

Two trials will take place, the first from the Fire Hall, down James Street South, left onto Queen Street East, right onto Wellington Street North and to the end of Wellington...

Trail May 2019

NEWS: There’s free fun for everyone on the trestle this June

Posted on Friday, May 24, 2019 11:30 AM


Yoga, photography, fire rescue and more offered as part of 20 on the Trestle

There’s a lot of free fun for all ages happening on the Grand Trunk Trail in the next few weeks, as the community celebrates the 20th anniversary of the trail and its iconic trestle.

The activities begin this Thursday, May 30 with the first in a series of sunset yoga classes on the trestle. The hour-long classes begin at 7:15 p.m. and are intended for all abilities and will be taught by Christa Royal of Yoga for You....

Coyotes sighted near Trout Creek

Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 04:00 PM

Town staff have been notified that two coyotes were seen running down beside Trout Creek the morning of Wednesday, May 22. They ran into the bush under the Trestle on the north side of Trout Creek.

Learn more about how to co-exist with coyotes and keep your family and pets safe at:

http://thamesriver.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/Coyote_factsheet.pdf