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Masks no longer required at most municipal facilities

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2022 08:59 AM

Starting today, visitors to most municipal facilities in St. Marys will no longer need to wear a mask or face covering. The Town is removing its mask mandate to align with the Province of Ontario’s plans to ease COVID-19 restrictions.

The only exceptions are the St. Marys Child Care Centre and the Town of St. Marys EarlyON Centre. Parents, caregivers and staff will be required to wear masks at these facilities until April 4, 2022.

For the safety of patrons – particularly the vulnerable and unvaccinated...

Town breaks ground on Wellington Street reconstruction project

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 09:00 AM

Work has officially begun on the Town of St. Marys’ first major construction project of 2022. The municipality is working with Lavis Contracting to reconstruct a section of Wellington Street, spanning from the Wellington Street Bridge to Park Street E.

The project shares many similarities with the highly successful Queen Street reconstruction project that was completed in 2016. As with the Queen Street project, there will be a particular focus on making the downtown more accessible for individuals...

Proof of vaccination no longer required at municipal facilities

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2022 08:49 AM

Starting today, visitors to municipal facilities in St. Marys will no longer need to show proof of vaccination. The Town is removing its vaccine mandate to align with the Province of Ontario’s plans to ease public health restrictions.

Other public health measures - like wearing a mask and practicing physical distancing - will remain in place in Town facilities to ensure the safety of all patrons. 

Mayor Al Strathdee views the province’s decision to end proof of vaccination requirements as a...

St. Marys Skate Park

What does your dream skate park look like? The Town of St. Marys wants to know

Posted on Monday, February 28, 2022 08:53 AM

Last fall a group of residents came to Council with big dreams for the local skate park. Now the Town of St. Marys wants to hear from you.

Would you like a pump track, half pipe, pocket and ditch? What exactly are those things?

Now until March 18, learn more and have your say at www.townofstmarys.com/skateparksurvey.

Like, tag and share the Town of St. Marys’s Facebook post about the skate park for a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card.

“Our skate park is nine years old and showing its age,” says...

14 Church Street North

Town purchases historic Mercury Theatre building

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 09:14 AM

A former theatre in downtown St. Marys could once again become a hub for arts and culture.

On February 16, 2022, the Town of St. Marys finalized a deal to purchase 14 Church Street North. The historic brick and limestone structure – which once housed the Mercury Theatre - has been vacant since 2006.

The Town purchased the building with a plan to preserve its heritage value and as a potential site for cultural activities, library and leisure programming and administrative space. The building’s location...