‘Then & Now’ – 151/153 Queen Street

• This double commercial block with its handsome brick facade was erected in 1891, replacing a building that had been destroyed by fire in 1890. • Although owned by the estate of George Carter, a well-known grain merchant, a portion of this building was rented immediately to Alfred Horatio (A. H.)  Lofft, a dry goods…

School bus driver involved in collision

On Friday March 3, 2017 shortly after 3:30 p.m. Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a collision involving a school bus and a Volkswagen car at the intersection of Wellington Street North and Parkview Drive in the Town of St Marys. Investigation determined that the bus driver had made a left hand…

Library looking for new CEO

Shannan Sword, who has been the CEO of the Library since December 2013, is no longer an employee of the Library or the Town. The following was issued by Brent Kittmer, CAO of the Town last Friday. “Please be advised that Shannan Sword, CEO of the St. Marys Public Library is no longer employed with…

DCVI Senior Girls win OFSAA Gold

Last week, the senior girls volleyball team from St. Marys DCVI traveled to Welland as they challenged for and captured the gold medal in the province-wide OFSAA tournament. This is on top of the girls going undefeated through the regular season and their capturing of the gold medal in the WOSSAA tournament. In the front…