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Friendship Centre now offering pre-registered indoor programming

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 08:30 AM

Building remains closed to drop-in visitors 

In-person programming has returned to the St. Marys Friendship Centre. The facility is once again playing host to popular programs like Carpet Bowling, Gentle Fitness and Chair Yoga, plus new offerings like Line Dancing and Guided Meditation.

The programs are being run according to all current local and provincial COVID-19 guidelines. Participants must register in advance to ensure capacity limits are maintained and to facilitate contact tracing. Patrons...

Town re-opening one ice pad at Pyramid Recreation Centre on October 1

Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:45 AM

Other parts of the building to re-open in weeks ahead

For more than six months, the Pyramid Recreation Centre has been closed to the public due to concerns about COVID-19. On Thursday, October 1, 2020, skaters will finally be welcomed back to one of the building’s ice pads.

There will be a number of new rules in place to ensure the PRC meets all local and provincial COVID-19 guidelines. Due to current capacity limits, only those registered in a program/league will be allowed in the facility. In addition,...

Town shares update on re-opening of select municipal facilities

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:15 AM

The Town of St. Marys is providing an update on its plans to re-open the Pyramid Recreation Centre, St. Marys Station Gallery and Town Hall.

The municipality is carefully monitoring the rising number of COVID-19 cases and is following all guidelines from the Province of Ontario and Huron Perth Public Health. All re-opening plans are subject to change as necessary to protect the health and safety of residents, visitors and staff.

Pyramid Recreation Centre

In August, Town Council approved a plan to re-open...

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St. Marys Fire Department welcomes four new recruits

Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 01:30 PM

Four new volunteer firefighters have officially joined the ranks of the St. Marys Fire Department. Sarah Black, Ian Edwards, Ryan Hartsell and Matt Smale were added to the team earlier this summer.

Three of the firefighters were hired to fill vacancies left by retirements; the fourth is a new position that was added with the support of Town Council.

“Having the right number of qualified firefighters is essential to the protection of St. Marys and Perth South,” said Fire Chief Richard “Andy” Anderson....

Scrap metal and e-waste pickup and firefighters’ meal return in October

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 12:15 PM

Popular fundraisers reimagined for safety during pandemic

Pandemic purging will pay off for two local organizations as the St. Marys’ Volunteer Firefighters’ scrap metal pick-up and the Kinsmen Club of St. Marys’ electronic waste pick-up return on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Residents are asked to have their scrap metal and electronic waste to the curb no later than 7:00 a.m. on Saturday. The pick-up will run until 6:00 p.m. The Town would like to remind residents that the pick-ups are fundraisers for Muscular...