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Town of the Blue Mountains and Missed Curbside Waste Collection

The Town of the Blue Mountains would like to notify residents about the options when your waste collection day is missed due to inclement weather. If your collection day is missed, you have two options. Wait until your net collection

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Seniors Exercise, Ongoing, Mondays And Wednesdays at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library

Every Monday and Wednesday at 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library, enjoy Seniors exercise. Sitting or standing, no matter your ability, improve your fitness and balance. Cost is $2. For details, visit: www.TheBlueMountainsLibrary.ca and click

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Famous Birthdays, Born December 10th

Actor Tommy Kirk (known for the tv series “ The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Applegate Treasure” and the films “Old Yeller”, “The Shaggy Dog”, “Swiss Family Robinson”, “The Absent Minded Professor”, “Pajama Party”, “T he Monkey’s Uncle”, “It’s

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Events, December 10th

1845 – British civil engineer Robert Thompson patented the first pneumatic tires. 1851 – American librarian Melvil Dewey was born. He created the “Dewey Decimal Classification” system. 1901 – The first Nobel prizes were awarded. 1953 – Hugh Hefner published

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Wacky, But True, December 10th

A study shows that people who are constantly glued to their phones are unhappier than those who don’t. Those who constantly check their phones suffer from higher anxiety levels. (Source: Interprep; Image: addictiontips.net) How far will Olympic leaders go to

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A Living Nativity, Friday, December 14th at Meaford United Church

The Meaford United Church on Boucher Street in Meaford presents an outdoor enactment of A Living Nativity Scene on Friday, December 14th on the church grounds • There will be three performances – 7 pm, 7:30 pm, and 8 pm

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At The Movies… ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Opens Regal… ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Smashes Trailer Viewing Record

At The Movies: As expected, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ remained the box office champ. With three new films and and more kid-friendly version of ‘Deadpool 2’ in theatres, next week’s chart will be refreshed. (Source: Interprep) ‘Mary Queen of Scots’

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The Origin of Christmas Cards

I usually have my Christmas cards addressed and in the mail by December 1st, but they just went in the mail on the weekend. And ever wonder when Christmas cards began? Well, the first postal service that that you and

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, December 10th

December 5th at about 11:00 p.m., Grey County OPP were called to a home at Road 120, Grey Highlands for an injured male victim. At the residence, police arrested a male. A second male was located by police and arrested.

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, December 10th

Today: Mainly cloudy with the chance of flurries. Winds becoming southwest at 20 km/h near noon. A high of zero. A wind chill of minus 10 this morning. Tonight: Mainly cloudy with the chance of flurries. A low of minus

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Happy 102nd Birthday, Kirk Douglas, Born December 9th

Actor Kirk Douglas (multiple Best Actor Oscar and multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, Golden Globe, Academy Award Lifetime Achievement and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement winner, known for the fims “The Bad and the Beautiful”, “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”, “Lust

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Events, December 8th

1765 – Eli Whitney was born in Westboro, Maine. Whitney invented the cotton gin and developed the concept of mass-production of interchangeable parts. 1941 – The United States entered World War II when it declared war against Japan. The act came one

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Famous Birthdays, Born December 8th

Singer, songwriter Jerry Butler (Rock and Roll Hall of Famer) is 79. (1939) Virtuoso flute player (Sir) James Galway is 79 (1939) Actor John Rubenstein (Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the tv series “Family” and “Crazy Like” a Fox” and

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Events Mentioned Saturday, December 8th, 9 am to 2 pm

9 am: Fill A Sleigh Day Meaford, Saturday, December 8th · The Bargain Shop Meaford is hosting Fill a Sleigh Day on Saturday, December 8th from 10 am until 2 pm · Come to the Bargain Shop, located next door to our Jewel 99-3

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Buddy Holly – Friends Of Moreston Fundraiser, Friday, December 7th at the Roxy, Owen Sound

• Join the Friends of Moreston for a fundraiser at the Roxy Theatre, 251 9th Street, Owen Sound • The return of Buddy Holly is the epitome of nostalgic experiences. Starring Gavin Rousseau as Buddy Holly, the audience will be

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