Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, September 11th

For concerned Meaford residents about a proposed hydroelectric project at Meaford’s 4th Canadian Division Training Centre, they are asked to direct their concerns to the federal government, not Meaford’s council, as was stated at council’s September 9th meeting. Meaford CAO Rob Armstrong echoed the mayor’s comments, and said that the municipality has encouraged the DND to facilitate as much community engagement as possible. Those wishing to provide input can do so until March 31, 2020 by e-mailing Holly King, Section Head, Directorate Real Property Services, DND, at with your feedback.
(Source : MeafordIndependent)

Seeley and Arnill Construction is performing two large culvert replacements on the 3rd Line between 10th Sideroad and 7th Sideroad until today (Wednesday, September 11th). This road section will be closed from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm. Emergency Services have been notified.
(Source and Image: Municipality of Meaford)

Construction at the front of Cameron Street Public School, Collingwood is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 12th. Contractors will be removing the kindergarten yard and front fence to create a safe drop-off zone. As a result, the parking and sidewalk on Cameron Street east of the bus entrance will be temporarily inaccessible. The Town of Collingwood will be moving the crosswalk to the intersection of Cameron Street and Maple Street. Families are encouraged to cross using this crosswalk and then proceed to the school-yard entrance. For those who need to park a car, please do so on Maple Street, and then make use of the crosswalk.
(Source; Town of Collingwood)

Owen Sound Georgian College Campus students will take part in Shinerama, an annual fundraising event for Cystic Fibrosis Canada today. They will be shining shoes, cars, and “anything that can be shined” in return for donations at five different locations. Students will take part today (Wednesday, Sept. 11th) from 10 am to 2 pm at Boston Pizza: 1606 16th Ave. E., Owen Sound, Zehrs: 1150 16th St. East and 2nd Ave. downtown Owen Sound.
(Source: Georgian College)


In baseball, the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-3 last night at Rogers Centre.
Detroit overcame six home runs by the Yankees to beat New York 12-11.
The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion to beat Baltimore 7-3.
Brewers star Christian Yelich broke his right kneecap on a foul ball and will miss the rest of the regular season, an injury that overshadowed Milwaukee’s 4-3 win over Miami.
Oakland scored a season high in a 21-7 rout of Houston.
And Philadelphia’s had five home runs overall in a 6-5 win over Atlanta in their wild-card push.
Toronto hosts Boston again tonight. Game time 7:07.

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu returns to Toronto today four days after winning the U-S Open’s women’s title. The native of Mississauga, Ontario, is the first Canadian to ever win a
Grand Slam tennis tournament. She will address media at Aviva Centre. this morning (11 a-m Eastern).
(Sources: TSN, BN)

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