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Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Edwards named Firefighter of the Month for January

Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 12:51 PM

The St. Marys Fire Department proudly announces newly promoted Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Edwards as the January 2023 “Firefighter of the Month”.

With the retirement of the former Deputy Fire Chief, Brent Dundas on December 31, 2022, this left the St. Marys Fire Services with a vacant leadership position as the second in command of the fire department. The St. Marys Fire Department (SMFD) has selected Kevin Edwards as their new Deputy Fire Chief.

“Kevin has been a part of the SMFD for 21 years and is...

Town of St. Marys declares a Significant Weather Event in response to winter storm

Posted on Friday, December 23, 2022 03:39 PM

UPDATE: The Town of St. Marys has ended its Significant Weather Event in response to improving conditions. Roads and sidewalks are once again being maintained to provincial standards. The Town thanks residents for their patience and cooperation. 

The Town of St. Marys has declared a Significant Weather Event in response to a winter storm that is battering the municipality and much of Ontario.

The declaration has been made under O. Reg 239/02. This provincial law states that a municipality must...

St. Marys Service Ontario office closed December 6, 2022

Posted on Monday, December 05, 2022 04:29 PM

St. Marys’ Service Ontario office will be closed on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.

The office will re-open on Wednesday, December 7, and will then return to regular, full-time operating hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.).

The office has recently been operating at reduced hours due to a staffing shortage. A dedicated, full-time staff member has now been hired. The Town thanks the public for its patience during this transition.


Denise Feeney, Finance Manager/Deputy...

Town reminding residents of local public transportation options

Posted on Thursday, December 01, 2022 03:42 PM

Following the loss of the area’s only taxi company, the Town of St. Marys is reminding residents of alternative public transportation options.

St. Marys & Area Mobility Services

St. Marys & Area Mobility Services offers accessible transportation for people living in St. Marys, Perth South, and the northern areas of Zorra and Thames Centre. Services are available for seniors, individuals recovering from illness or injury and those with varying abilities.

Door-to-door service is available seven...

Have a “Very St. Marys” Christmas!

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 09:07 AM

The festive season starts this weekend.

The first snow has fallen, the garland is hung, and the lights are strung – just in time for Christmas to return to St. Marys!

Beginning this Friday, November 18 and continuing until Sunday, November 20, the Downtown Merchants’ Open House is the perfect opportunity to cross everyone off your gift list. Participating merchants are “paying the tax” all weekend long! Look for extended shopping hours on Friday, free horse-drawn wagon rides, a Warming Centre and...