Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, October 30th

A new building to be erected in the Collingwood downtown core received initial approvals at council Monday night. Council voted to authorize the execution of the site plan control agreement with Mon Desir Inc. for the development of The Regent at 84 Hurontario Street, as well as directing staff to prepare a report outlining opportunities for the town to fill empty apartments and vacant spaces in existing downtown spaces. The plans for the three storey building also include 13 underground parking spots and an interior courtyard.
(Source: Collingwood Today(

The dedicated Accessible Parking Space at Meaford Museum is temporarily unavailable until about April 2020. An alternate accessible parking space has been created (located to the north of the current space).
(Source: Municipality of Meaford)

The City of Owen Sound has hired Voyago to provide twice-daily bus service to Guelph from January 2020 to March 31, 2023. The city’s 39-month contract with Voyago will cost $1.02 million, plus about $207,000 in fuel costs. Owen Sound will be receiving $1.24 million from the Ministry of Transportation’s Community Transportation Grant Program to fund the service.
(Source: Owen Sound Sun Times)

Collingwood’s Raglan Street from Matthew Way to Sunset Manor is closed from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm daily to November 1st for the installation of sanitary services.
(Source: Town of Collingwood)

Sports:

In baseball, 31-year-old Stephen Strasburg threw 8 1/3 innings, striking out seven while giving up just two runs in the Washington National ‘s 7-2 win over the Houston Astros, last night, forcing a Game 7.
Game 7 is tonight in Houston at 8:08 pm.

In the NHL, Alex Ovechkin scored his second goal of the game as part of a four-point night while on the power play in overtime as the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 last night.
Carolina rallied to beat Calgary 2-1
Detroit defeated Edmonton 3-1 to end an eight-game losing streak.
Anaheim downed Winnipeg, 7-4.
Tonight Edmonton is at Columbus (7:30 pm), Montreal travels to Arizona (10:00 pm) and Vancouver is at L.A. (10:30 pm)

In the NBA, the Toronto Raptors are on home court tonight to the Detroit Pistons; game time 7:30.

In tennis, Canada’s Denis Shapovalov is off to the second round at the Paris Masters after his opponent suffered an injury yesterday. Gilles Simon of France retired with an injury with the players tied at 2-2 in the first set.
Roger Federer won his hometown Swiss Indoors title for the 10th time by beating Alex de Minaur 6-2, 6-2.

(Sources: TSN)

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