O’LEARY -- O’Leary Town Council welcomed news Thursday that a Farmers’ Market is in the works. Darren MacKinnon said plans are to have a market operating out of the O’Leary Legion on Saturday’s from September to Christmas while plans are completed for a permanent venue in 2015.
He said nine vendors have already expressed interest in being part of the Farmers’ Market.
A strip mall might also be in the works for O’Leary. MacKinnon and Mayor Stanley MacDonald said the O’Leary and Area Development Corporation is examining that possibility and will be seeking funding for a business plan. They agreed space is needed to grow O’Leary’s retail district.