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Town encouraging residents to participate in Official Plan review process

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017 10:00 AM

Public meeting planned for Tuesday, October 10

The Town of St. Marys is conducting a review and update of its Official Plan and is asking members of the public to participate in the process. 

The Official Plan is a document that outlines goals, objectives and policies that are intended to guide future land use, development and growth in the Town of St. Marys. The Town is undertaking the update to comply with Ontario's Planning Act, which requires municipalities to conduct an Official Plan review...

Practice your home fire escape plan during Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017 09:15 AM

St. Marys Department to hold interactive open house October 11

The Town of St. Marys Fire Department is urging families to practice their home fire escape plan as part of Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 8 to 14, 2017, is “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!”.

“Fire and smoke move faster than you,” said St. Marys Fire Chief Richard Anderson. “There’s no time to figure out how to escape your home after a fire starts. Practice an escape plan before...

St. Marys Fire Department to host annual ribs and pigtail charity dinner

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:15 PM

The Town of St. Marys Fire Department annual ribs and pigtail charity dinner is back. Each year the firefighters volunteer their time to serve dinner for the community in order to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy, local sports and other local charities. In previous years, the Fire Department has seen between 500 to 600 citizens attend this event. As in previous years, Kennedy's Restaurant & Catering will prepare the meal, which will include ribs, pig tails, sauerkraut, scalloped potatoes and...

Council to hold Coffee Break in support of the Alzheimer Society on Friday, September 29

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 12:15 PM

Town Council is inviting the public to join them for a "Coffee Break" in support of the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Coffee Break is the Alzheimer Society's major nationwide annual fundraiser. Attendees make a small donation to the Alzheimer Society of Canada in exchange for a friendly cup of coffee.

Town Council's Coffee Break will take place on Friday, September 29 between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. in Town Hall Council Chambers.  Attendees are asked to enter through the Queen Street steps or the accessible,...

Reminder: Aquatics Centre closed for annual maintenance September 5 - 24

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017 09:30 AM

NOTE: This is a re-post of a news item initially published August 21, 2017. 

Town recreation staff will offer plenty of exercise alternatives

The Town is encouraging patrons affected by the Aquatics Centre annual maintenance closure to try some of its “land-based” fitness programs. The Aquatics Centre closure will take place from Tuesday, September 5 to Sunday, September 24.

Morning “aqua-fitters” may be interested in group fitness and falls prevention exercise classes on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays...