Keeping things local in the old north ward

By Gordon Lambie


At the corner of Prospect and Victoria Streets in the mainly residential north end of Sherbrooke, there is a small collection of businesses that, despite the modern-day pressures of big box stores and online shopping, have managed to maintain a presence that makes one feel more like they are standing in a village square than in the middle of Quebec’s sixth largest city.
At the core of the building is the Marché Prospect, a grocery store operating under the Axep banner that is the descendent of grocery and general stores that have occupied the building for more than 100 years.


See the full story in Friday, August 9 edition of the Record

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