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LIA Annual Summer Kickoff Festival

The Lake Improvement Association will host the third annual Summer Kickoff Festival on Saturday, June 3rd, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., near the Villa Nova shelter house on the northeast side of Grand Lake St. Marys.  Admission is free to the public, with all proceeds from events and concessions going toward the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys.  Learn more at

Congressman Jim Jordan's Deputy District Director at City Municipal Building on April 12th

Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents regarding any concerns they may have on Wednesday, April 12th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the City Municipal Building in Council Chambers, 101 E. Spring Street.

Kevin Schwartz Retires!

Kevin Schwartz, Supt. of Water Distribution/Sewer Collection retired February 28 after 27+ years of service.  Thank you Kevin for all your hard work and dedication!  Enjoy your retirement!

Life Flight Award

The Life Flight "Dr. Frank Foss" award was presented to us for our departments' role in an accident that happened in Mercer County on May 23rd of 2016.  Life Flight, Care Flight, and Samaritan air ambulances responded as well as ambulances from Celina, Rockford, and St. Marys.  There were multiple vehicles involved with multiple patients. Our responding paramedics were Curt Gabel, Nick Scott, and Jake Berelsman.  A job well done!

American Legion Firefighter of the Year

Josh Haney is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Firefighter of the Year Award from the St. Marys American Legion Post #323. We are pleased to have Josh as a part of our department. He has been with us since February 22, 2016.  In the short time that Josh has been with us, he has made a great impression among the members of the Fire Department and the members of the community.  Congratulations, Josh!  We look forward to watching you grow within the department.

Congressman Jim Jordan's Deputy District Director, Cameron Warner

Will be available to meet with constituents regarding any concerns they may have.  Cameron will be at the City Municipal Building in Council Chambers, 101 E. Spring St., from 2:00-4:00 pm on February 8, 2017. 


Power Outage

There will be a scheduled power outage on January 3, 2017, needed to make upgrades, for approximately 2 hours starting at 10 a.m. in the Beech Street and Weston Street area. 

Commercial Building For Sale

A commercial property located at 112 S. Front Street, St. Marys, is for sale by the City of St. Marys for $70,000.  Approximately 10,000 square feet of floor space.  Below are photos of the building.  If interested, please contact Andrea Ciampaglio at (419) 300-1242.  The upper level is currently set up as residential apartments. 

Fire Prevention Week October 9 - 15

Fire is everyone's fight, and that's why the St. Marys Fire Department, in conjunction with the State Fire Marshal's office, is asking Ohioans to think of one thing they can do to prevent or prepare for a fire.

Walk With Nature Fall Festival

St. Marys Kiwanis and Heritage Trails Park District Invites Everyone to Enjoy the Miami & Erie Canal Towpath Trail on the Annual Walk With Nature and Fall Festival in Memorial Park on Sunday, October 16, 2016, Noon - 5:00 p.m.

*Click the image to enlarge and view the pdf for more information.
 Walk With Nature

Grand Lake St. Marys Marathon

September 24, 2016  7:30 a.m.  Half Marathon runners will finish at Memorial Park.

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat in the City of St. Marys is scheduled for Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

K-9 Swim!

The City of St. Marys first annual K-9 swim will be held Saturday, September 10th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Family Aquatic Center.  Dogs will be permitted to swim in the leisure pool.  The event is free; however, donations will be accepted and will go to the Auglaize County Dog Warden. 


Recycling Date Changes




Efficiency Smart Discounted CFL and LED Bulbs

For a limited time while supplies last get discounted Greenlite CFL and LED bulbs that save you energy and money.  Click the link below for more information.

  CFL and LED Bulb Flyer

Luke Turpin Promoted To Police Sergeant

On May 30th, Luke Turpin was promoted to Police Sergeant.  Sgt. Turpin has been with the department since 2008 and is a graduate of Memorial High School and Edison State Community College.  Congratulations Luke!! 

National Garbage Man Day

The week of June 17 is National Garbage Man Day. A week to join together to recognize and thank the women and men who work to keep our neighborhoods and streets safe and clean!  A special thank you to our crew, Trent, Corey, Corey, Austin, and Doug! We appreciate your hard work!


Register for your 2016 pool membership online!

You may register for a pool membership online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Simple press the Family Aquatic Center Membership link on the home page of the City’s web site.  Payment can be made at the Aquatic Center or Municipality Building.  Payment can also be mailed to the City of St. Marys at 101 E. Spring Street, St. Marys.  Registration is also available at the Aquatic Center; however, you will save time if you register online rather than registering at the pool.    

Employees Receive Recognition

St. Rita's Medical Center Emergency Services recently recognized three employees from our Fire Department for their excellence in cardiac care on March 24, 2016.  Congratulations to Firefighter/Paramedic Doug Beougher, Jacob Berelsman, and Joshua Haney; job well done!


Excess or Expired Drug Collection Drop Off

St. Marys now has a permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit.

Citizens looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can now visit the safe and secure permanent drop off location at the City of St. Marys Fire Department.