St. Marys Independent Archives

Category Archives: August 21st

Youth charged with car damage at AllRoads – Investigation continues

On Monday, Aug. 17, the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) laid a charge of “mischief under $5,000”, on a 17 year old male resident of St. Marys. This charge stems from an Aug. 7 incident in which vehicles were damaged at the All Roads Dodge Chrysler and Jeep dealership located on Queen St. West in St. Marys.Continue Reading

Female driver airlifted to London hospital following Highway 7 crash Tuesday

A woman was airlifted to London hospital with major injuries following a collision on Highway 7 south of St. Marys Tuesday afternoon. On Tuesday, Aug. 18 around 3:45 pm, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to a serious two-vehicle collision involving a Nissan sedan and a delivery truck.Continue Reading

Provincial Government announces hospital funds – St. Marys Memorial receives $117,484

Ontario is renewing hospital infrastructure in 13 communities across Southwestern Ontario to ensure patients get the care they need, as announced in a press release this week.Continue Reading

St. Marys Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School

The St. Marys Presbyterian Church welcomed about 40 kids from around the community each morning this week for their Vacation Bible School, which featured storytelling, crafts and music. Pictured, Clara Brandt, Abigail Marshall and Evy Lambourn join Vacation Bible School volunteer John Stevens in song. Above, taking part in some interactive storytelling were Megan Fox,Continue Reading

River Rock (Gallery)

One young music fan had to get up and dance Saturday during the first ever River Rock Music FestivalContinue Reading

Hospital Foundation Thermometer

The Town of St. Marys donated the use of the vacuum truck and staff to dig the holes Wednesday, and McLean-Taylor Construction donated the use of the crane and staff to install it. Kevin McDougall from McLean-Taylor construction supervised the entire project. Look for it on your next trip down Queen Street West.Continue Reading

Quadro Communications donates $500,000 to Someone I Know campaign

Representatives from the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation and Quadro Communications Co-Operative Inc. gathered at the hospital in St. Marys yesterday for the unveiling of two new signs commemorating the Kirkton-based telecommunications company and internet service provider as sponsor of the hospital’s emergency department. “This is a part of our recognition for their generous $500,000Continue Reading

DCVI grad’s short film accepted to Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax

By Dan Rankin Since he began touring with Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia in 2012, visiting such places as Washington, D.C., China and the Middle East, DCVI grad Jonny Thompson has been using his downtime wisely. When he’s not dressed all in black, manipulating puppets to bring much-loved children’s stories to life on stage, heContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Fourth annual downtown car show takes over St. Marys tomorrow

By Dan Rankin Break out your shades, because things are bound to be more than a little shiny downtown tomorrow during the Fourth Annual Downtown Car Show. The “show ‘n’ shine” portion of the day runs from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, said the town’s event and recreation co-ordinator Brian Tschirsow. “During that time, theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Annual Perth County Plowing Match digs in tomorrow near Listowel

By Dan Rankin As the 88th annual Huron County Plowing Match wraps up at the Hayden family farm in Ashfield Township this evening, preparations are already underway here in Perth County for our own annual Plowing Match. It is set to take place tomorrow in the Wallace Ward of North Perth, at #5711, Line 87Continue ReadingContinue Reading