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, October 15, 2017

Good morning , Bonjour
 
Hopefully you all survived the ever spooky Friday the 13 th ! From what I have heard the Meet the Spirits Tours at our Penetanguishene Museum had a more than a few knees knocking! 
 
Last night Anita and I spent a wonderful evening recognizing our County of Simcoe employees.  We had folks receive 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 year service pins! There were a few retirees recognized including one of our Paramedics...

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Posted Sunday, October 08, 2017

Good morning , Bonjour
 
I hope that you are having a fun filled Thanksgiving Day weekend.  Hard to believe that on Thanksgiving Day that I am debating on whether or not turn the air conditioner on, if  you ever doubted climate change exists I think 2017 has been a convincing year.
 
Plenty on the go,  regarding the French Language University our talk with Ministers Mathews and Lalonde started with a definite no it has to be in Toronto,...

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Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017

Good morning, Bonjour
 
Today is National Seniors Day, an occasion where all of us can join in celebrating the wonderful seniors that reside in our town. I can tell you our town would not be as vibrant , kind or caring without our seniors.  I see them out there, every day,  volunteering, lending a helping hand or just taking the time to say howdy.  If you bump into a senior today be sure today to say thank you,  or better yet call them up to...

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Posted Sunday, September 24, 2017

Good Morning, Bonjour.
 
Welcome to the Fall, while the temperatures have been extremely warm and humid, the leaves from the trees appear not to care about the heat as they are falling quickly,  my lawn is beginning to get quite covered already.
 
We do have a special day of celebrations in our town tomorrow (Monday, Sept. 25 th ) as it is Franco-Ontarian Day.  There are 612,000 francophone people living across our Province, making us...

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Posted Sunday, September 17, 2017

Good morning , Bonjour
 
I shared last week that I had found summer hiding up in Fort McMurray where it was 30 plus degrees.  Many of you asked me to bring summer home with me when I came back from my trip …  your welcome !! 
 
That said, it’s mid-September, days are certainly shorter, cooler night time temperatures have arrived and leaves are turning colour. Matter of fact, leaves are starting cover my lawn already. It’s...

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