Tuesday Morning News – August 7

Weather – Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 8 or very high.

Marine – Wind north 10 knots backing to northwest 10 this afternoon then becoming south 10 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 near noon Wednesday. Waves less than one half metre building to one half to one metre Wednesday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Fog patches reforming overnight.

News Tidbits – Last Friday, David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Terry Sheehan, Sault Ste. Marie announced an investment of $2.74 million in high-speed Internet for Beech Beach, Hilton Beach, and Sailors Encampment. In addition to the $2.74 million under the Connect to Innovate program, Bell Canada is contributing $912,000.