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, December 10, 2017

Good morning\Bonjour
Last evening saw us gather for a special Town Christmas get together with council, town staff (past and present) and our wonderful volunteers.  I took a moment to watch quietly from the back of the room and what I saw at each table were smiling faces, stories being told, much laughter and great camaraderie.  It was easily evident as to why it is that we live in such a wonderful town.
Well the white stuff keeps on coming, short of the water...

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Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017

Bonjour, Good morning
Our third annual Santa Claus Parade drew a good crowd yesterday, while Mother Nature lent a hand by providing some very favorable weather.  Our tree is now lit, if you get a chance be sure to drive by the town dock after dark , you won’t be disappointed as the decorations look outstanding!  Thanks to our Lions Club, to all who volunteered, to all who had entries in the parade, to our Museum for providing after the parade fun and to our...

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Posted Sunday, November 26, 2017

Good morning, Bonjour
This past week was more than busy with lots of variety,
We had a first, at least to my knowledge, formal meeting of all four local councils (Tiny, Tay, Midland, Penetanguishene) on Thursday night at the Midland Public Library.  The meeting was an opportunity for our four local planning departments to update council members and the public on recent changes to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe recently implemented by the Provincial...

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Posted Sunday, November 19, 2017

Hi all, Bonjour
It is mid-month again and time for another Wardens update on County activities.
We’ve had a few frosty mornings of late, and I see that mother nature gave us a sprinkling of snow this morning.  I am hearing that we’re in for a more moderate winter, and in our area moderate always equals many winter blasts coming our way !!  Similar to when the kids go back to school where we all have to start adjusting our driving to accommodate school...

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Posted Sunday, November 12, 2017

Hello, Bonjour
Well winter arrived with an attitude, nothing like jumping right into things!  Jan and I are in North Bay and it hit -15 with a wicked wind that had our cheeks going from warm, to rosy red to holy smokes I can’t feel them !
Being in North Bay is a weekend of sadness for us as Jan’s Father passed away on Friday.  Our family gathered to say our goodbyes and to reflect back on a life led, that resulted in three wonderful children, 7 terrific...

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