Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:30 AM
In the wake of a fatal fire in Brampton on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Town of St. Marys Fire Prevention Officer Tammy DeGraw wants to remind the public to make sure that they have working smoke alarms on every storey of their home and outside all sleeping areas, and have practiced a home fire escape plan with everyone in their home.
It has not yet been determined if there were working smoke alarms in the fatal fire in Brampton.
“Many fatal fires occur at night when everyone is asleep, so early...
Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 02:45 PM
Residents may have noticed Yard Waste collection dates missing in the most recent Bluewater Recycling Association (BRA) Waste and Recycling calendar.
The dates were not included because the Town has chosen to pursue alternative options for the yard waste pick-up. This decision was made in an effort to improve the service, and based on resident feedback about the frequency and timing of past collections.
On February 8, the Public Works department posted a request for quotation for Yard Waste collection...
Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:45 PM
The Town of St. Marys wants to hear from you. The municipality is currently in the process of drafting a Recreation and Leisure Services Master Plan and is looking for feedback on the types of facilities, services and programs that are required to meet local needs.
Residents can share their opinions in a variety of ways. A survey can be accessed online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/STMARYSMP; print copies will be available at Town Hall, the St. Marys Public Library, Pyramid Recreation Centre, Friendship...
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 11:15 AM
Exhibitors to highlight the past 150 years of local history
On Friday, February 24, two dozen exhibitors will come together to share artifacts, collections and special projects that celebrate local history. It’s all part of the St. Marys Heritage Fair, an annual event that is jointly hosted by the St. Marys Historical Society and the St. Marys Museum.
Now in its 21st year, the Heritage Fair is a chance to catch up on developments in local history. Exhibitors include organizations and individuals,...
Posted on Thursday, February 09, 2017 02:00 PM
Staff collaborating with Lincolns hockey team to comply with provincial legislation
The Town of St. Marys is working closely with officials from the St. Marys Lincolns Junior B hockey team after being notified of a forthcoming Notice of Infraction from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).
On Wednesday, February 8, the AGCO advised the Town of its concern with the Lincoln’s ongoing Chase the Ace sweepstakes. According to an AGCO representative, the agency became aware of the contest...