Mayor's Weekly Update

Mayor Gerry MarshallMayor Gerry Marshall sends out weekly updates which are forwarded electronically to interested residents, businesses and groups in Penetanguishene.

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Posted Sunday, May 21, 2017

Good morning all, bonjour
Well summer officially kicks off this long weekend and despite the cool damp weather you can see the lift in activity of cars, people and boats on our roads, shops and harbour.  While it sure nice to see all of them arrive, I for one will be happy to see the summer weather arrive as well.  I know …  I know  …  those that like to give me life lessons tell me that we live in Canada and we have four seasons, ...

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Posted Monday, May 08, 2017

Good Morning, Bonjour
Well it is remaining to be a wet spring.  While we have not had the flooding that some of our neighbouring communities are experiencing we do have some deep ditches and areas of moving water that need a cautious approach, please let your little ones know to be careful around any areas where water may be.
I had a week planned that never quite rolled out as anticipated. I was scheduled to attend the Ontario Small Urban Municipalities for three...

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Posted Monday, May 01, 2017

Good morning . Bonjour
It sure has been one wet month, I suppose if April showers bring May flowers than we are in for a boatload of flowers !!   I along with a lot of other folks from town had great fun at the Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival yesterday, they once again drew 30 to 40,000 people to their town.  I think every vendor booth had a lineup of customers waiting to purchase a treat.  Speaking of tasty treats there is still time to pop over to our Legion...

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Posted Monday, April 24, 2017

Good Morning, Bonjour               
While it seems a rainy week is now behind us the week sure proved that April showers bring May flowers. I cannot believe how quickly everything greened up this week, the grass, buds on the trees and shrubs and early flowering bulbs are poking their noses out of the ground.
Staying on the topic of growing things, after the story was published in this week’s Mirror I have received several...

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Posted Monday, April 10, 2017

Good morning, Bonjour
A super early mayors message as I am heading out the door in a moment to join in on the Vimy Ridge Sunrise Ceremony occurring at Base Borden.  I have attended this ceremony the past two years but suspect this year will be extra meaningful given it is the 100 th anniversary.    I caught this link of King Edward speaking at Vimy that I thought was worth sharing.  http://ow.ly/TeDJ30as0EH
This past week saw me have the privilege...

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