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By Spencer SeymourIf the St. Marys Lincolns’ two games last weekend are an indication of what is to come in the post-season, there will be no shortage of drama in the upcoming GOJHL playoffs.Last Friday saw the Lincolns host the LaSalle Vipers in what turned out to be one of...

By St. Marys Independent staffWhile the United Way Perth-Huron and the St. Marys community committee are still shy of their $56,000 goal for this year’s Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser, organizers are nonetheless proud of this year’s event. In total, 163 walkers helped raise this year’s total of $53,000 –...

By Spencer SeymourSt. Marys resident Olive Aarts is heading to Thunder Bay this weekend as part of a provincial AAA team competing in the Ontario Winter Games (OWG).Aarts recently spoke to the Independent about her participation in the OWG and described her anticipation for the upcoming provincial tournament running Feb....

By Spencer SeymourWith a pair of victories last weekend, the St. Marys Lincolns made the race for top spot in the Western Conference even tighter. Heading into this week, the Lincolns were tied with the LaSalle Vipers for second place in the West, both just one behind the London Nationals. A double-header...

By Wendy LamondA longstanding St. Marys group has made the difficult decision to disband. Hope for Haiti is a nonprofit organization that was originally founded in Naples, Fla. in 1989. The mission of the organization is to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children, through education, healthcare,...

By Galen SimmonsLovers of local and regional history will gather at the Pyramid Recreation Centre Feb. 23 for an annual celebration of the people and events that made St. Marys and area what it is today. In its 28th year, the St. Marys Heritage Fair is a true celebration of local...

By Amanada Modaragamage, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterWith over 300 clubs and thousands of members worldwide, Friendship Force International connects people with its mission to promote global understanding across barriers that separate people. Now, the organization is looking for local members. In 1970, when Friendship Force was founded, it involved groups of 150-400...

By Galen SimmonsThe mother of a boy on the autism spectrum who was denied service by a St. Marys-area dog rescue is applauding a recent ruling by an Ontario human-rights tribunal that the organization’s blanket policy against adopting dogs to families with children on the autism spectrum is discriminatory. Last month,...

By Wendy LamondOn Jan. 18 Riverwalk Commons will be the host for a Women’s Winter Visioning Event hosted by The Empowered Women’s Circle. The event will go from 7:30-9 p.m. and will have a hybrid format meaning that you can attend in person or virtually. Leading the empowered Women’s Circle is board-certified...