News from around St. Marys.

‘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…

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…

3 Big Sports Stories – March 10, 2017

Barcelona does the unthinkable When you are going into the second leg of a Champions League round of 16 match, and you won the first game 4-0, all you have to do is not be a colossal choke artist and you are good as gold. That, however, is something Paris Saint-Germain could not manage to…