Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, September 4th

The Town of The Blue Mountains has launched of Your View, the Town’s new online public engagement platform. Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to join the conversation by visiting www.ourview.thebluemountains.ca. Your View, will give residents greater access to share feedback and opinions on Town projects and initiatives, as well as the opportunity to participate in community discussions, surveys, polls and fun projects such as photo contests. All responses submitted through the online engagement platform will be reviewed by members of Council and staff. To take part, users are required to register for an account. Registration is a fast and easy process that can be completed in under two minutes. Learn more and share your view by visiting: www.yourview.thebluemountains.ca
(Source: Town of the Blue Mountains)

There will be a temporary road closure on Sixth Street from Spruce Street to Walnut Street, Collingwood on Thursday, September 5 from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM due to tree removal. Signage will be in place.

Ash tree removal for the Town of the Blue Mountains will be taking place along the Georgian Trail, from Grey Road 21 to Old Lakeshore Road, starting September 9th through to September 30th. The trail will remain open while this work is being performed.
(Town of the Blue Mountains)

Library supporters recently celebrated as the Friends of the Meaford Library presented two cheques to the Municipality for the new library building. The first cheque is for the sum of $83,350 and represents the Friends of the Meaford Library’s commitment to the new facility and comes from funds raised at both the Net Shed and the Friends’ Sunday night concerts. The second cheque is for the sum of $175,000 and represents donations to the new library made by individuals and families as well as businesses in the Meaford area. Amounting to $258,350, these two cheques are part of the more than $500,000 fundraised to date for the new accessible Library building. To make a donation, visit: www.meaford.ca/newlibrary, call 519-538-1060 ext. 1123, or email: newlibrary@meaford.ca
Source and Image: Municipality of Meaford)

Sports:

In baseball, Josh Donaldson doubled and drove in three runs, Mike Foltynewicz pitched five scoreless innings, and the streaking Atlanta Braves won their sixth straight game with a 7-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays last night.
In the largest ninth-inning comeback in Nationals’ history with a game-ending, three-run homer, Washington scored seven runs in its final at-bat to beat the New York Mets 11-10.
And the New York Yankees bounced back in a big way, routing Texas 10-1.
Toronto is next in action Thursday night at Tampa Bay.

In tennis, Roger Federer is out of the U.S. Open as he gave away a lead and was beaten 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 by 78th-ranked Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals before a stunned crowd yesterday.
Bianca Andreescu will play in the evening draw for the second match in a row when she faces Elise Mertens of Belgium in a quarterfinal tonight at Arthur Ashe Stadium

(Sources: TSN)

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