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Beggars Road, Friday, May 17th At the Meaford Hall

• Beggars Road is hitting the stage at the Meaford Hall to deliver its own brand of Celtic and folk inspired music that has a strong reverence for the lands and waters of the Georgian Bay region, Friday, May 17th,

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Blue Mountain Animal Shelter Barbecue Fundraiser, May 18th At Thornbury’s Foodland

• The Blue Mountains Animal Shelter is holding a Barbecue Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18th from 11 am to 2 pm at the Foodland on Highway 26 in Thornbury. • Enjoy a hamburger, veggie burger or hotdog with all the

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Famous Birthdays, May 17th

Born May 17th: Television journalist Kathleen Sullivan (of CNN, ABC and NBC News) is 66. Actor, comedian Bob Saget (Grammy nominee, known for the tv series “Full House” “Raising Dad” and “How I Met Your Mother” as narrator and host

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Today In History, May 17th

May 17th: 1756 – Britain declared war on France, beginning the French and Indian War, eventually leading to France’s losing Canada following the battle on the Plains of Abraham in 1759. 1875 – The first Kentucky Derby was run at

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Wacky… But True, May 17th

A Massachusetts town is sick of homeowners and businesses raiding its beaches for free landscaping materials. So the coastal community of Westport has approved a town bylaw that would impose a $250 fine on people who take rocks or vegetation

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Final “Big Bang Theory’s… David Letterman’s Guests on Season 2 of His Netflix Talk Show… In Theatres This Weekend

CBS aired the sitcom “Big Bang Theory’s” ‘s last two episodes “The Change Constant” then “The Stockholm Syndrome” in an hour-long finale last evening. The comedy, left the airwaves with the most episodes for a multi-camera series ever with 279

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Company Offers to ‘Fake a Vacation’ (or Maybe Fake a Long Weekend) With Doctored Photos

Maybe you’re not doing much this Victoria Day Long weekend but are embarrassed by it? Well, a Nebraska-based business is offering to bolster social media pages with expertly faked photos of you on vacations you never took. The company, Fake

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Walter’s Falls Community Centre Plant Sale, Saturday, May 18th

• Saturday May 18th, the Walter’s Falls Community Centre, 104 Church Street, Walter’s Falls, is holding a BIG indoor plant and Yard Sale, 9 am to 3 pm. • Come shop for all your Spring and summer plants. Enjoy the

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Beaver Valley Legion Bake Sale, Saturday, May 18th

· The Beaver Valley Legion Branch 281 is hosting a Bake Sale, at the Beaver Valley Legion, 202 Marsh Street in Clarksburg, on Saturday, May 18th from 9 am to noon. · Come shop for yummy baked treats while supporting

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, May 17th

A reminder that the Municipality of Meaford ends applications today for the Community Bursary Program, a 4-year funding program that replaces Community Grants. Community groups that offer programs, services and events to the Meaford community can apply for up to

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, May 17th

Today: Clearing this morning. High 14. UV index 7/high. Tonight: A few clouds. Low plus 3. Risk of frost. Tomorrow: Increasing cloudiness tomorrow morning. High 13. Tomorrow Night: Cloudy. Showers likely. Low 10. Sunday: Cloudy. Showers likely. High 19. Sunday

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Georgian Bay Story Slam Workshop, May 16th and May 22nd

• Thursday, May 16th and Wednesday, May 22nd, at 7 pm is the Georgian Bay Story Slam Series Workshop presented by the Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts and the Collingwood Public Library • The workshop is for adult writers

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Clearview Tulip Blooming Celebration & Barbecue, May 16th

• Join Clearview Township and the Stayner Garden Club to celebrate the 4th Annual Tulip Bloom Celebration and Barbecue at Fountain Park in Stayner. Come enjoy the flowers, a barbecue, and entertainment by Jason Redman from 11:30 am to 1

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Famous Birthdays, May 16th

Actor Bill Smitrovich (known for the tv series “Crime Story”, “Life Goes On”, “A Nero Wolfe Mystery” and “The Practice” and the films The November Man” with Pierce Brosnan, “Ted” and “Ted 2”) is 72. Actor Pierce Brosnan (known for

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Today In History, May 16th

1770 – Marie Antoinette, at age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was 15. 1868 – U.S. President Andrew Johnson was acquitted during the Senate impeachment, by one vote on the 11th article. 1881 – In

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