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Town announces new hours at Service Ontario location

Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 02:36 PM

The Town of St. Marys is adjusting the hours at its Service Ontario office, located at 194 Queen Street West.

Effective today (April 6, 2022), the office will be closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. This lunchtime closure was part of the Town’s original agreement with Service Ontario.

Starting Monday, April 11, 2022, the office will close at 4:00 p.m. daily instead of 4:30 p.m., to allow staff to complete proper closing procedures within their regular working hours. The 4:00 p.m....

Section of Wellington Street South closed for 16 weeks due to road reconstruction

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 04:54 PM

Disruption

Wellington Street South will be closed between Jones Street East and 147 Wellington Street South starting on April 6, 2022. The road is being closed to allow for asphalt removals and replacements as part of the reconstruction of Wellington Street. The closure is expected to last 16 weeks, with an expected end date of July 29, 2022.

Patrons will be able to access the post office and Jackson’s Pharmacy as normal during the closure; however, the Wellington Street South entrance to the Canadian...

Town of St. Marys ends State of Emergency

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2022 08:39 AM

After more than two years, the Town of St. Marys is ending its State of Emergency. The municipality declared an emergency on March 19, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The decision was led by Mayor Al Strathdee and supported by Town Council and staff.

“After consulting with Huron Perth Public Health, I feel confident in our decision to lift the State of Emergency,” said Strathdee. “While we see this move as a positive and hopeful step forward, I want to remind residents that the pandemic...

Town offering grant funding for community improvement projects

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 03:59 PM

The Town of St. Marys is offering money to local business and landowners who are working to beautify and revitalize their community. A minimum of $50,000 is available through the Town’s Community Improvement Plan, which allows the municipality to invest in projects led by private property and business owners.

The Community Improvement Plan includes 12 grant programs, focused on three strategic goals: the development of attainable housing, improvements to the downtown and upgrades to industrial areas....

St. Marys Child Care Centre staff reviewing Province’s new Child Care Agreement

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022 12:42 PM

The St. Marys Child Care Centre will run as usual until Council can review the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) agreement.

On Monday, March 28, the Province reached an agreement with the federal government to provide $10-per-day childcare for children aged six and under by September 2025. The agreement includes additional pillars such as improving access to care, sustaining high-quality services and enhanced reporting.

Licensed childcare providers, including the municipally run...