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, April 29, 2018

Bonjour, Good Morning
I refuse to say that white stuff I am looking at out my front window is snow, that is my story, and I am sticking to it, is it simply a real heavy frost.  Spring is sure teasing us this year, gives us a glimpse than is gone again.  Sooner or later the weather will hold.   Despite the cold weather, there were plenty of folks enjoying the Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival yesterday, I think most of them we’re from our area, as I walked...

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Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018

Good morning , Bonjour
As the week comes to an end so does National Volunteer Week. To all our volunteers out there I hope you got to share some special moments with the individuals that you assist and with the organizations that could not accomplish what they do without your efforts.  They say that those who can , do, those who can do more, volunteer.  Thanks to all the volunteers for all  you do for all of us !
One of the topics in front of council that...

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Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018

Good Morning all, Bonjour
Well I guess my New Year’s resolution to not shovel snow in April is officially broken !  Personally, I do I hope that this is the last blast and that Mother Nature stops playing games on us. Sooner or later it has to warm up, spring will blossom and we can jump into our warm weather events. Until then floods and weather related issues are a concern and are quite common. Tips about emergency preparedness can be found at our County’s...

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Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018

Good morning, Bonjour
I thought we dodged the winter will continue bullet when the month of March went out like a lamb, when did this April coming in like a Lion stuff start !  I have to admit hearing snow ploughs in April just does not sound right to me ears.
Activity did start last week on our Main Street and as things progress, we will update you on a regular basis.  For automatic updates on Main Street you can register your email address at the following...

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Posted Sunday, April 01, 2018

Good morning, Bonjour
The first day of April,  watch out for those April Fools jokes ! Finally spring is upon on us.  If the wind of last night was the month of March going out like a Lion, I can live with that.  With the success of our Main Street re-construction relying heavily on good weather, I have to admit I find myself checking out the 14 day weather forecast far more often than I used to. 
Staying with Main Street for a few moments longer....

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