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 Monday, June 26, 2017

Good Morning, Bonjour
According to the calendar summer arrived, four days ago, apparently summer and the calendar are not consulting with one another !!  Well it is the last weekend of June which means next weekend is Canada Day.  I can share we plenty of activities planned, include a parade, fun at the museum and fireworks ! I have attached a pdf of the weekend for your information.
A few weeks back I gave you the heads up that our Downtown Improvement Committee...

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Posted Monday, June 12, 2017

Good morning, Bonjour
A beautiful weekend, we see plenty of activity all about town and the tourism spike is evident everywhere I turn. Speaking of tourists man oh man did Midlands butter tart festival draw a crowd or what !  Beyond the town of Midland the impact of the event was felt in all of our local communities.  The importance of all four communities working together on efforts such as economic development and tourism becomes more and more evident as these...

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Posted Monday, June 05, 2017

Good morning, Bonjour
What an unpredictable spring so far, the weather seems to change hour by hour.  Here in Ottawa yesterday  we went from cloudy with strong winds, to sunny but cool, to a sunny plus 23 then right back to cloudy with strong winds, all within hours of one another.  Hopefully June settles down into the more normal routine and warmer temperatures.
I am quite enjoying the Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference. You would think that...

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Posted Sunday, May 28, 2017

Good Morning, Bonjour
I hope your weekend is going well and that your catching a little R&R to recharge those batteries.  I went the other direction and worked on my honey do list.  Yesterday I spent three hours at the end of jackhammer and pushing a wheel barrow full of broken concrete to create a rustic concrete border for Jan’s tomato garden. The upside of this was Jan is happy, the garden looks good and I lost three pounds, the downside is I have muscles...

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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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