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Firefighter Mark McEwan named Firefighter of the Month for October

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 09:39 AM

This October the St. Marys Fire Department is pleased to announce Mark McEwan as its “Firefighter of the Month”.

McEwan joined the St. Marys Fire Department as a firefighter in 1998. He has had an exciting and fulfilling 24-year career as a firefighter. McEwan is the recipient of the 20-year Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal and in one more year he will receive the 25-year Ontario Fire Services Long Service Medal.

McEwan said, “My brother-in-law was a firefighter and one day he asked me if I...

Robinson Street to be closed starting October 11 for sewer repairs

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 03:17 PM

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Robinson Street will be closed from Queen Street West to Maiden Lane starting Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 7:00 a.m.

The closure will accommodate the replacement of sanitary sewers, laterals and a watermain, and subsequent repairs to the road, curbs, and sidewalks.

Driveway access will be restricted within the replacement area. Affected residents have been notified and are asked to park outside the replacement area on Robinson Street or on Maiden Lane. Garbage and recycling can be placed...

St. Marys Fire Department Fire Chief, Richard “Andy” Anderson and Chief Fire Prevention Officer, Brian Leverton, promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week message of ‘Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.’

St. Marys firefighters encourage everyone to “PLAN YOUR ESCAPE”

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 09:41 AM

Several exciting and educational events and activities planned for Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week runs from October 9 to 15 and the St. Marys Fire Department is sending the important message of “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape” as part of Fire Prevention Week.

“This year our goal is to have everyone understand that in the event of a fire in your home, you may have as little as two minutes or less to safely vacate your home from the time you hear the smoke alarm,” says St. Marys Fire...

St. Marys Fire Department welcomes new chaplain

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 02:40 PM

The St. Marys Fire Department welcomes its newest member of the volunteer department. On September 1, 2022, Pastoral Chaplain Jeff F. Sager accepted the position of Fire Department Chaplain, which is a voluntary position that will provide for a full range of fire department personnel needs.  

The Fire Department Chaplain is responsible for tending to the spiritual and moral well-being of service members and their families. The chaplain's duties include, but are not limited to performing religious...

Local Municipalities Seeking Joint Compliance Audit Committee Applicants 2022 Municipal Election

Posted on Friday, September 09, 2022 01:17 PM

The Town of St. Marys, City of Stratford, Municipality of North Perth, Township of Perth East, Township of Perth South and Municipality of West Perth are currently seeking interested applicants for appointment to the Joint Compliance Audit Committee for the 2022 Municipal Election.

Applicant Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge and in depth understanding of the campaign financing rules of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996;
  • Proven analytical and decision-making skills;
  • Experience working on...