The Collingwood Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meet-the-candidates event for councillor candidates, tonight (Tuesday, September 25th) at 7 p.m. at the Collingwood Legion. Doors open at 6 p.m. The last event was at capacity and some residents were turned away from the meeting. (Source: Town of Collingwood)
Residents of the Municipality of Meaford are encouraged to attend one or both of the upcoming Meaford Chamber of Commerce’s All Candidates Meetings. The first meeting organized by the Chamber will be held Wednesday, September 26th at 6:30 pm at the Meaford United Church for those candidates seeking a seat as a Councillor for the Municipality of Meaford. (Source: Municipality of Meaford)
Don’t miss the Scarecrow Hoedown…Meaford Style Thursday, September 27th at the Meaford Hall, as The True Country Show band takes the stage. The band with a lot of local flavor; the musicians and vocalists who make up the group are all residents of Bruce-Grey. In addition to the band members, the singing gals … the True Heart Trio, are also a big part of the show. The band and its vocalists are noted for their traditional old time country shows, along with a touch of newer country. Joining them on stage is Meaford’s Scott Merrifield, Waverley Rice, Amanda Dorey and Scott Almond. Get your tickets today online at www.meafordhall.ca, by phone 1.877.538.0463 or by stopping by the Box Office open Monday to Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm. (Source: Meaford Hall)
In baseball action, Roberto Osuna pitched the ninth inning to earn the save in his return to Rogers Centre, and the Houston Astros inched closer to securing the American League West by beating the Blue Jays 5-3 last night in the first game of Toronto’s final home series of the season.
Boston broke a 106 year-old franchise record with their 106th victory, clinching home-field advantage through the post-season by beating Baltimore 6-2.
Oakland clinched their first playoff berth in four years, earning at least an American League wild card when Tampa Bay lost to the New York Yankees 4-1 and the Yankees head into next week’s AL wild-card game.
Pittsburgh made the Chicago Cubs wait at least another day to clinch a post-season spot with a 5-1 victory.
Cleveland Indians shutout the Chicago White Sox 4-0.
Washington beat Miami Marlins 7-3.
The Jays are at home again tonight to Houston. Game time … 7:07.