Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, September 12th

Grey County OPP say they received a report of an indecent act on September 10th at about 8:30 p.m., that had occurred on Collingwood Street in Meaford. The victim, a 12-year old girl, was walking on Collingwood Street, in Meaford, when an unknown male driving a small, four door vehicle that was grey or silver in colour, with a darker interior, pulled over and began asking her questions that were personal and sexual in nature. The suspect was described as being a Caucasian male in his 50’s, heavy set, with brown and grey short hair which lay flat on his head, some grey facial hair on his chin, dark eyebrows and yellowed crooked teeth. Most distinctively, the suspect had one eye that appeared to be lower than the other. Anyone with information which may assist in identifying the vehicle, and or the driver, is asked to contact Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. (Source: muskoka411.com)

Join Collingwood museum staff, former shipyard workers and community members  Saturday, September 16th for an afternoon of memories, history, and more. The Collingwood Healthy Kids Community Challenge imagination station will be onsite to provide an afternoon of creative fun. If you’ve been looking to learn more about Collingwood’s shipbuilding heritage, there will be a copy of The Shipbuilders of Collingwood by Ursula Heller up for bids in a silent auction, along with other exciting door prizes. A community BBQ will be available from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with coffee and treats to follow. Extra parking will be available at the HarbourEdge Centre on the corner of Minnesota Street and Huron Street. (Source: Town of Collinwood)

Today til September 17th, you can buy a Smile Cookie at participating Tim Hortons locations. When you do, your full $1 goes to help support local charities like hospitals, food banks and children’s programs. The proceeds from every Smile Cookie sold will help support hundreds of charities across Canada. (Source: muskoka411.com)

Note: Highway 26, just east of Thornbury at Indian Brook is still reduced to one lane due to road construction with temporary traffic lights in place.

Sports:

In baseball action, Ryan Goins hit a homer and drove in two runs and Marco Estrada pitched five effective innings as the Toronto Blue Jays held on for a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles last night.

Elsewhere, Colorado played to a 5-4 win over Arizona.

The Chicago White Sox pounded out an 11-3 victory over Kansas City.

A three-run homer in a five-run fourth inning led the New York Yankees over Tampa Bay 5-1.

Texas beat Seattle 5-3 in the opener of a four-game series matching teams, still hoping to get one of the AL’s two wild cards.

And Pittsburgh earned a 7-0 victory over Milwaukee.

Toronto is at home again tonight, hosting Baltimore. Game time 7:07.

(Source: tsn.ca)

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