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Town announces changes to municipal animal control services

Posted on Friday, September 04, 2020 10:00 AM

The Town of St. Marys is advising residents on recent changes to municipal animal control services.

Animal Control

The Stratford Perth Humane Society is now providing animal control services for St. Marys. Residents are encouraged to contact the Humane Society at 519-273-6600 to report:

  • Violations of the Town’s Animal Control By-law
  • A dog running at large
  • A dog bite or aggressive dog
  • A sick or injured dog, cat or small wild animal
  • A lost or found pet
  • A stray dog, cat or small domestic animal

The...

Survey opportunity - Rebuilding after COVID-19

Posted on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 12:45 PM

Research invites local residents to share pandemic experiences, help inform recovery

COVID-19 has had serious and potentially long-lasting impacts on communities. While the recovery will be long and difficult for everyone, small and rural communities face particular challenges. Research by the University of Guelph (U of G), supported by United Way Perth-Huron’s Social Research and Planning Council (SRPC), the County of Huron, Perth County, the City of Stratford, the Town of St. Marys, the Huron Arts...

Town Council approves gradual reopening of Pyramid Recreation Centre

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:45 AM

Financially viable return to programming slated to begin October 1

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, August 25, St. Marys Town Council approved a reopening plan for the Pyramid Recreation Centre (PRC) that will see a deliberate, gradual return to programming so the facility remains as safe as possible to use as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Key to the reopening plan is clarification from the Province that the PRC can have 50 people per area -- provided that social distancing can be maintained --...

Town of St. Marys updates drowning incident at St. Marys Quarry

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020 03:45 PM

The body of a 63-year-old man who drowned at the St. Marys Quarry yesterday has been recovered and identified by Stratford Police Service.

Shortly before 1 p.m. today, the Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Recovery Unit entered the water at the St. Marys Quarry. After trying several location methods, the body was recovered and removed from the water. The family of the deceased has been contacted.

“On behalf of the Town of St. Marys, I extend our deepest condolences to the family at this...

Town responds to drowning incident at the St. Marys Quarry

Posted on Sunday, August 23, 2020 10:45 PM

It is with heavy hearts that we report a tragic incident at the Quarry. At approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday police, fire and EMS responded to a call at the swimming Quarry. A 63-year-old man from the Kitchener-Waterloo area was snorkeling in the water and his family reported him missing. 911 was called, lifeguards immediately began a search, and firefighters assisted when they arrived on the scene. The search was called off at approximately 6:30 p.m. The OPP dive team will be on scene Monday...