News from WTSA for your Wednesday August 4:
News from WTSA for your Wednesday August 4:
The Vermont Department of Health on Tuesday reported 34 new cases of covid-19 in the state, including two in Windham County. New Hampshire has reported one death and 169 cases of the covid virus, including 11 in Cheshire County. In Massachusetts, two deaths and 883 new cases of covid 19, with six positive tests in Franklin County.
Vermont education officials announced on Tuesday that the masks will be recommended in all schools this fall for at least the first few weeks. It will be back to school soon for Vermont students, and state education officials expect it to be all in person. “We anticipate that the fall will be a full face-to-face return to the classroom with nominal mitigation strategies, where appropriate, to our schools to demand their safety,” Vermont Education Secretary Dan French said Tuesday. . During the first few weeks of school, the state recommends that districts require students and teachers to wear masks regardless of their immunization status. However, it is still unclear whether students can be kicked out of school for breaking the rules.
Business owners in the area are being asked about the damage caused by the flooding suffered last week. Brattleboro Development Credit Company Conducted Online Survey so they can better understand the impact on businesses in the Windham area. The information will be used to understand, communicate and respond to the needs of businesses in the Windham area affected by the flooding.
Grace Cottage Hospital is in the midst of a large project to improve public access to the clinic. This project involves replacing the sidewalk and entrance ramps at the decades-old Grace Cottage Family Health Clinic with a new concrete sidewalk along Grafton Road / Highway 35. General Manager Doug Divelo said that the hospital had started renovating several of its toilets to make them easier to access and more efficient to maintain. At the hospital, they renovated their emergency department trauma room, added negative pressure rooms, upgraded the CT scanner from 64 to 128, added new ventilators to the ER and hospital, and are planning to upgrade the hospital generator. ; more details on this crucial generator project will be coming soon.
Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan has reached a deal with three different online sellers of e-cigarettes for violating Vermont sales ban and consumer protection law. As part of the regulations, the companies resolved claims that they were selling electronic cigarettes, e-liquids or other tobacco accessories to individual consumers. As of July 1, 2019, it is illegal to sell e-cigarettes and related vaping products over the internet to individual consumers in Vermont. In total, companies will pay $ 165,000 in civil penalties to the state of Vermont. The three regulations follow announcements in december 2020 and May 2021 that the attorney general’s office reached settlements with 10 other online e-cigarette sellers, totaling $ 307,500 in civil penalties.
The Vermont Congressional delegation congratulates Vermont’s latest recipients of the US Small Business Administration Closed Site Operator Grants. Fifty-nine Vermont sites have received or will receive over $ 18.7 million i available for eligible concert halls, cinemas and performing arts organizations that have been closed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides support to hard-hit music and entertainment companies that have been forced to shut down due to pandemic restrictions.
New Hampshire hospitals will require employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, including at the state’s largest healthcare system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The New Hampshire Hospital Association said Tuesday it supports the decision of its 30 member hospitals to optimize the safety of care for patients and protect the lives of healthcare workers. Dartmouth-Hitchcock will demand that all employees in its health network receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement comes as cases increase a bit in Granite State.
SORT STATE PICK 3 8-6-9
SORT STATE PICK 4 9-7-1-6
LUCK FOR LIFE 15-10-18-41-45 BALL LUCK 10
MEGA MILLION 1-9-17-27-34 MEGA BALL 24
MASS SPECIES 19-24-25-29-30
Miguel Cabrera hit home run as Tigers beat Red Sox for Boston 5e consecutive defeat, 4-2. The teams replay this evening, the first pitch is at 7:10 am. Giancarlo Stanton had a homerun and produced 4 runs as the Yankees beat the Tigers 13-1. The teams play again tonight, the first pitch is at 7:05 am.