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Residents invited to Wellington Street Bridge ribbon cutting ceremony

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2017 09:00 AM

Time capsule to be buried; portion of Wellington Street to be closed

The Wellington Street Bridge reopened to traffic last week, but the bridge will officially go down in history this Saturday, December 9.

A formal re-opening ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. on the new bridge. It will include a ribbon cutting by Mayor Al Strathdee and a brief presentation on the history of Wellington Street bridges by local historian Mary Smith.

Wellington Street North, from Queen Street East to Parkview Drive,...

Town shares statement regarding the closure of the St. Marys Journal Argus

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017 03:30 PM

On Monday, November 27, 2017, the Town of St. Marys learned that the St. Marys Journal Argus newspaper was closing, effective immediately. The Town was extremely saddened at the loss of a trusted local news source, an upstanding community partner and an institution that has been part of the fabric of St. Marys for over 160 years.

Given the significance of this decision and the impact on the community, the Town would like to share the following statement on behalf of Stew Slater, former editor...

Town announces list of Canada 150 time capsule items

Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 09:45 AM

Capsule to be buried at ceremony on December 9 

A signed sesquicentennial flag; an award-winning butter tart recipe; a hand written letter from the mayor. These are just some of the items that will go down in St. Marys history as part of a Canada 150 time capsule project.

The project began back in October, when residents were asked to make suggestions for items to be included in the capsule. Last week, a committee of citizens, Council and Town staff judged the submissions based on size, preservability...

The festive season continues in St. Marys

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 09:30 AM

After a fantastic start to the festive season, the Town of St. Marys will continue to celebrate with a variety of December activities for the whole family.

The St. Marys Museum Annual Christmas Open House will take place Sunday, December 3. This free event will feature music, festive treats, children's crafts, a silent auction, and the grand opening of the Catalogue Christmas exhibit. The River Road Run has also sponsored skating at the Pyramid Centre on the same day from 2:45 to 3:35 p.m. 

Free...

Town of St. Marys proclaims November 28 GivingTuesday

Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 03:00 PM

The Town of St. Marys has officially proclaimed Tuesday, November 28, 2017 GivingTuesday. The proclamation was made as a show of support for this global movement, which encourages individuals, businesses and organizations to give back during the holiday season.

It was St. Marys Business Improvement Area (BIA) member and Kitchen Smidgen owner Cindy Taylor who requested the Town officially recognize GivingTuesday. Taylor will be selling mustache-shaped cookies in support of Movember as her contribution...