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Celebrate summer with the St. Marys Museum

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024 04:14 PM

The St. Marys Museum is celebrating the change in seasons with its Summer Open House on Saturday, June 1 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by the London District Weavers and Spinners Guild and the range of activities planned will appeal to visitors of all ages.

The museum’s summer exhibit, Spinning a Yarn, will officially open on June 1. It explores some of the interesting artifacts in the museum’s collection that relate to local textile production. St. Marys was the site of many...

Heritage Festival full of spectacular live entertainment!

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 10:08 AM

A solid Saturday from morning until… Rotary Fireworks!

This year's Stonetown Heritage Festival promises a Saturday filled with a diverse range of live entertainment options, with many acts making their debut at the festival!

“We are thrilled to showcase fresh performances and local talent at the festival this year, appealing to a wide range of ages and interests,” says Town of St. Marys Events Coordinator Alanna Bowes. “Saturday’s lineup will surely be a standout feature.”

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St. Marys library announces service level changes for Perth South residents

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2024 09:35 AM

A recent decision by the Council of the Township of Perth South is changing the way that Perth South residents can use the St. Marys Public Library.

Last month, Perth South Council voted to cut funding for library services and asked the St. Marys library to significantly reduce its annual budget request.

The Library Board declined, given that St. Marys residents already subsidize library services for their neighbours in Perth South.

As a result, Perth South residents no longer have access to the...

St. Marys Firefighters train for water rescue

Posted on Monday, April 15, 2024 11:57 AM

Last weekend, the St. Marys Fire Department practiced still water rescue techniques at the St. Marys Quarry. They used specialized Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), ropes, poles, and a stokes litter basket to simulate water rescue scenarios.

“This is a high-risk, low-frequency event. This is one of those events that doesn’t happen a lot but when it does happen, it’s dangerous. We do it now, so our members are refreshed in their water rescue training. You will see us practicing for still,...

St. Marys Public Library Board releases statement about Perth South funding changes

Posted on Friday, April 05, 2024 01:43 PM

The St. Marys Public Library Board recognizes the vital and invaluable role of our local library. Beyond lending books and other items, the library provides a safe space where people can access services at no cost, with no judgement.

For years, we have provided library services to residents in the Township of Perth South at a subsidized rate to ensure free access for all. This means the Board has asked the Township to pay less than it costs for us to deliver library services to its residents.

We...