News from around St. Marys.

Year-to-date deaths linked to inattentive drivers nearly triple over last year

 Annual OPP Distracted Driving Campaign Concludes  It was a busy March Break for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as officers laid more than 2,400 distraction-related charges during their annual Distracted Driving Campaign. Sadly, OPP investigated collisions involving inattentive drivers have claimed 11 lives so far this year – almost triple the number of deaths compared to this time last…

‘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…