Officers from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains detachment of the OPP responded to 197 calls for service over the long weekend and conducted numerous RIDE check initiatives with the focus on traffic safety and responded to 45 calls related to accidental 911 calls, 12 noise complaints, six motor vehicle collisions while only one resulted in minor injuries to the involved party. Officers also issued 187 tickets for speeding and 13 for seat-belt infractions.
(Source: Collingwood Today)
Seeley and Arnill Construction will be performing two large culvert replacements on the 3rd Line between 10th Sideroad and 7th Sideroad from today (Monday, September 9th) to Wednesday, September 11th. This road section will be closed daily from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm. Emergency Services have been notified.
(Source and Image: Municipality of Meaford)
A male pedestrian was airlifted to a London hospital late Friday after being struck by a vehicle in Owen Sound. It happened in the 2200 block of 8th Street East at about 11 pm. Friday, according to Owen Sound Police Service. The man was walking along that section of roadway by the Owen Sound hospital, when he was hit by an eastbound vehicle. As of yet, police have not released further information.
(Source: Owen Sound Sun Times)
Ash tree removal for Town of the Blue Mountains will be taking place along the Georgian Trail, from Grey Road 21 to Old Lakeshore Road, starting today (September 9th) until September 30th. The trail will remain open while this work is being performed.
(Source: Town of the Blue Mountains)
In baseball, t he Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 Sunday to complete a four-game sweep that left the Blue Jays as the fifth major league team on pace to lose 100 games.
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat San Francisco 5-0 to reduce their magic number to clinch the NL West to two.
Oakland beat Detroit 3-1 to give the Tigers their first 100-loss season since 2003.
And Milwaukee beat the Chicago Cubs 8-5 to tighten the NL wild-card race.
Toronto is idle til they’re at home to Boston Tuesday night.
In tennis, Bianca Andreescu won the U.S. Open, Saturday as she downed tennis great Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 on to become the first Canadian to ever win a Grand Slam singles title.
Rafael Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev in five sets to win his fourth US Open singles title. It is Nadal’s 19th Grand Slam singles title.
In the CFL, the Toronto Argonauts downed the Ottawa Redblacks 46-17, Saturday for their first road win since 2017.
Calgary beat rival Edmonton for the second week in a row, 33-17.
Winnipeg stayed in top spot in the CFL West Division with a 35-10 victory over Saskatchewan.
And in golf, Ryder Cup star Paul Casey carded a 6-under 66 to win the European Open by one shot, Sunday for his first European Tour title in five years.