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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 27th

A partnership between Collingwood General and Marine Hospital and OPP detachments has brought more help to individuals suffering from poor mental health. The Mental Health Response Unit, made up of a crisis worker (nurse or social worker) employed by the

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 23rd

Friday, December 20th, 2019 at about 2:50 am, West Grey police responded to a call for service in the area of Grey Road 3 and Concession 16 for reports of a vehicle in the ditch with a sleeping, possibly intoxicated

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 20th

The Town of Collingwood is refreshing its long-term vision, and accompanying Community-based Strategic Plan (CBSP) to confirm what Council should focus on to meet the needs of the Town’s current residents, enhance public spaces, manage development and growth, and boost

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 19th

Monday, December 16th, Meaford councillors revisited the draft budget in hopes of finding further savings in order to minimize the required increase for ratepayers once the 2020 budgets are approved. Earlier this year council directed staff to prepare a draft

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 18th

Collingwood’s council headed into more budget deliberations last night with the proposed tax increase currently estimated around 3.36 per cent, which is around $75 per average local taxpayer. Monday night, councillors considered “enhancements” to the budget proposed by department staff,

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 17th

The new Meaford Public Library Fundraising Committee would like thank everyone who has supported the new library building campaign. To date, the Fundraising Committee has raised over $525,000 and is closing in on its final goal of $750,000. Construction on

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 16th

The after-hours medical clinic in Wasaga Beach will likely remain open until at least spring of 2020. Wasaga Beach council members, at the Coordinated Committee meeting, Thursday (Dec. 12) voted to extend operation of the clinic to March 31, 2020.

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 13th

Hundreds of people poured into the community centre in Meaford Wednesday evening for a standing room only meeting held by TC Energy. The Calgary-based company is proposing a 1,000-megawatt pump and storage generation facility on the shores of Georgian Bay.

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 12th

The County of Simcoe is changing curbside waste collections to bring consistency and predictability back to pick-up schedules and support the growth of the County’s green bin program. Starting February 3, 2020, garbage and recycling collection will occur on alternating

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

For the second time in two weeks, some Ontario public high school teachers and support staff will hit the picket lines forcing the closure of several schools across the province. The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) is holding a

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 10th

TC Energy will hold a public meeting at the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre, Wednesday, December 11th, 5:30 pm on its proposed pumped storage facility and any possible environmental impact. Those who can’t attend the open house or those

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 9th

The Town of Collingwood is drafting a proposed 2020 Operating & Capital Budget and is looking for the community’s input. Residents are asked to stay tuned for the upcoming release of the proposed Draft 2020 Budget with announcements about the

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 6th

The Meaford Rotary Club has made a donation of $5,410 towards the purchase of an All-Terrain Vehicle (estimated to cost $60,000) to the Meaford and District Fire Department. Fundraising has been ongoing for an ATV that will allow firefighters to

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 5th

Eight students were taken to hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released after a collision involving a school bus in Owen Sound on Tuesday morning. Just before 9 am, the two-vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of

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

In the absence of a collective agreement being reached between the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (OSSTF) and the provincial government, OSSTF will be proceeding with their planned province wide one-day full withdrawal of services as previously communicated.

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