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Town of St. Marys receives approval to contract with Stratford Police Service

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 09:00 AM

The Town of St. Marys is moving forward with its plan to contract police services from the City of Stratford. The Town’s application to bring the Stratford Police Service to St. Marys was approved by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) on April 13 and by members of Council on April 25.

The decision to change providers followed an extensive review of policing alternatives that was undertaken by the Town in 2016. The review explored ways that the Town could enhance the service that is currently...

Emily St. from the overpass to Glass St. will be closed for construction

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 02:45 PM

Emily Street from the overpass to Glass Street will be closed for construction

Date of Disruption
Closure begins Monday, April 24 at 7:00 a.m.

Emily Street from the overpass to Glass Street

Duration of Disruption
April 24 to mid-August

Additional Information
Local traffic only will be permitted. A detour route has been established to send non-local traffic down the gravel Glass Street extension to James Street North.

For details about the Emily Street Reconstruction project, please visit...

Town introducing enhanced leaf and yard waste collection

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 04:15 PM

Leaf and yard waste to be collected every other Monday starting May 15 

The Town of St. Marys is making changes to curbside leaf and yard waste collection. Under the new program, leaf and yard waste will be picked up every other Monday from mid-May to mid-November. Collection dates will also fall on recycling weeks to make it easier for residents to remember the schedule. 

The changes aim to improve service levels by enhancing the frequency and convenience of leaf and yard waste collection....

Town to transition to completely online bids&tenders process

Posted on Friday, April 07, 2017 11:00 AM

Software demonstration will take place at Municipal Operations Centre on Monday, April 10

The Town of St. Marys is joining the Township of Perth South, as well as over 100 other municipalities, in the use of a new bids&tenders web portal that will eventually allow vendors to submit bids completely online. The Town of St. Marys section of the portal can be accessed at

This technology is being rolled out in two phases:

Phase One allows vendors to view, register and...

St. Marys Museum seminar examines abandoned railway stations

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2017 10:45 AM

Update: Due to high demand, this seminar has been moved to the St. Marys Friendship Centre (Multi-purpose Room), located at 317 James St S, St. Marys. 

Abandoned railway buildings and ways to reincorporate them into the community will be the topic of the next seminar at the St. Marys Museum. Heritage professional Laurence Grant will lead the seminar, which is happening on Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m.

After a number of years working in the museum field, Grant is now the contract historian...