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Income Tax Filing and/or Payment Date Extended

The income tax filing and/or payment due date is now extended to July 15, 2020.  

City Restricts Facilities Access

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Council Recognizes Kraig Noble and His 40 Years As Law Director

Kraig Noble, after 40 years of service as Law Director for the City of St. Marys, has turned over the reins to the new Law Director, Zach Ferrall.  Council recognized Kraig with a Resolution of Appreciation for all his hard work and countless hours serving as Law Director from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2019.  His leadership and devotion to St. Marys will serve as an example to others who follow in his footsteps. 

New Firefighter/Paramedic Emma Tobias

The City welcomes the newest member of our Fire Department, Firefighter/Paramedic Emma Tobias.  Emma is a resident of St. Marys; originally from Akron, Ohio.  She received her paramedic certification in 2013.  Welcome aboard Emma!

St. Marys Named A Top Place To Live

24/7 Wall St. analyzed over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify 50 of the best cities to live in and St. Marys made the list!  The article was in USA Today on September 10th.  Click below to read. 

New Police Officer, Jacob Little

Ptl. Jacob Little, hired November 4, 2019, took his oath of office at Monday night's council meeeting.  Jacob is a graduate of Memorial High School and Wright State University - Lake Campus Police Academy.  Welcome aboard Jacob!

Trick or Treat

Trick or treat will be held in St. Marys on October 31 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. as scheduled.  Based on the information we currently have, there is no forecast of hazardous weather. 

Walk With Nature Fall Festival 50th Anniversary

The Kiwanis Club of St. Marys and Heritage Trails Park District invite you to enjoy the Miami & Erie Canal Towpath Trail during the Annual Walk with Nature and Fall Festival October 20th from noon to 5:00 p.m. in Memorial Park St. Marys.  

Public Power Week October 6th - 12th

The City of St. Marys Municipal Electric System is celebrating Public Power Week October 6-12.  Community-owned, not-for-profit public power utilities power homes and businesses in 2,000 communities across the U.S. and safely provide reliable, low-cost electricity to more than 49 million Americans.  Pictured below is Mayor Patrick McGowan and Electric Department Superintendent, Mack Kuenning.  

 

 

St. Marys Makes the List of 50 of the Best Cities to Live In

24/7 Wall St. analyzed over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify 50 of the best cities to live in and St. Marys made the list!  The article was in USA Today on September 10th.  Click below to read. 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/09/10/americas-50-best-cities-to-live/40089949/

 

St. Marys Beat Cancer Community T-Shirt Day

St. Marys Mayor Patrick McGowan signed a Proclamation proclaiming Friday, September 13, 2019, Beat Cancer Community T-Shirt Day.  Money raised supports the Tailgate for Cancer mission "Together We Will Win" in helping to save lives and creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, and by finding cures for cancer by fighting back.  Mayor McGowan encourages citizens to support and participate in the St. Marys Beat Cancer Community T-Shirt Day and Tailgate for Cancer activities.  

Students Raise $1225 To Benefit Tornado Victims

Seven local students sold lemonade and cookies and presented the proceeds, a check for $1225, to Celina Mayor Jeff Hazel to benefit victims of the recent tornado in Celina.  

Recycle Your Refrigerator or Freezer and Receive $60 from Efficiency Smart

For a limited time, Efficiency Smart is making appliance recycling even more rewarding for City of St. Marys Municipal Electric System customers. Schedule a FREE pick-up of a working refrigerator or freezer between July 1 and August 31, and you’ll receive $60 for recycling your unit!  You can also save up to $150 a year by not running your old appliance. Call 844-260-3487 or visit www.efficiencysmart.org/st-marys-ohio and select “Appliance Recycling” to schedule.

 

Curt Gabel Promoted to Captain-Paramedic

On May 27th, Curt Gabel was promoted to Captain-Paramedic and took his oath of office at a recent council meeting.  Curt has 14 1/2 years with the Fire Department and is a graduate of New Knoxville School.  Congratulations Curt on your promotion!

Captain Wayne Sweigart Retires

May 26th marked Captain-Paramedic Wayne Sweigart's last day with the St. Marys Fire Department.  Captain Sweigart served full-time with the department for 25 years and an additional 11 years as an Auxiliary Firefighter.  Congratulations Wayne!  We wish you the best!

Welcome Kyle Froning; new Firefighter/Paramedic

The St. Marys Fire Department welcomes Firefighter/Paramedic Kyle Froning to their staff.  Kyle is a graduate of St. Henry High School and Rhodes State College.  In addition to his Paramedic certification, he also has obtained Firefighter II certification, and certification in HAZMAT/WMD Operations, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Program, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Program.  

Welcome aboard Kyle!

BALL DIAMONDS CLOSED

ALL BALL FIELDS ARE CLOSED 5/3/19 THROUGH 5/5/19 IN ALL ST. MARYS PARKS DUE TO WET CONDITIONS.

ARBOR DAY EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019 HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED.

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