WTSA News for your Tuesday, October 4:
WTSA News for your Tuesday, October 4:
Brattleboro board members have canceled an executive session scheduled for this evening. Board chairman Ian Goodnow said the meeting would likely be postponed and he would not discuss the topic of several recent closed-door meetings. The next ordinary meeting of the select committee will take place on October 11.
The Brattleboro Public Works Department announced today that Nichols Tree Care will remove trees from Guilford Street in the area between Maple Street and Small Fry Field. Work will begin at 10:00 a.m. There will be periods of alternating one-lane traffic during this work. Drivers should anticipate delays and are encouraged to seek alternate routes.
from Vermont Today, the Agence de commerce et de développement communautaire (ACCD) welcomes a delegation of businesses and entrepreneurs from the Montreal region who are looking to expand into the American market. The The event will bring together entities from both sides of the border to share best practices, encourage innovation and increase two-way trade, including: investors, economic development organizations, associations, regional institutions, industry representatives , government officials, financial investments and law firms, and existing Canadian businesses based in Vermont. Will be present : ACCD Secretary Lindsay Kurrle, Agriculture, Food and Markets Agency Secretary Anson Tebbetts, Quebec Chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce President Michel Belval, Honorary Consul to France at Vermont Lise Veronneau, representatives from Senator Patrick Leahy’s office and MP Peter Welch’s office, and others.
New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen applauds the word that the The US Department of Defense will prohibit the purchase of certain items that contain members of a per- and poly-fluoroalkyl chemical group. Hazardous and toxic chemicals commonly found in many everyday items like food service items, rugs and carpets, clothing and cosmetics. Shaheen says chemicals are a threat to the health of our military and military families. The New Hampshire senator said she will continue to work to protect our military and military families from unnecessary exposure to these chemicals.
The Vermont State Archives & Records Administration, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, will host an open house on October 27 with behind-the-scenes tours and an exhibition called “Getting the Message Out (and In)”. The public records on display will serve three purposes: how the state government conveys information the public needs to know, how the public interacts with the government, and how the state markets itself outside of Vermont. Additional events for partner public agencies will take place the week of October 10 in recognition of Electronic Records Day.
Some Vermont gig workers who got pandemic unemployment benefits will have to prove to the state that they were eligible. The federally administered Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program provided unemployment insurance benefits to thousands of self-employed people. Claimants had to certify that they had lost their job. But across the country, federal officials say the PUA program was ripe for fraud. Thus, new federal rules aimed at combating fraudsters require the Vermont Department of Labor to review applicants and determine if they were eligible. If Vermont residents don’t respond or weren’t eligible, they may have to repay benefits they received in 2020. The state is now try to get in touch with the claimants, so that they don’t have to repay.
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Aaron Judge is in his last 3 games as he attempts homer #62. Last night the Yankees beat Texas 3-1. The teams play again this afternoon, Jameson Taillon on the mound for New York, the first pitch is at 2:05.
The Red Sox beat Tampa Bay last night, 4-3. These teams are playing again tonight, Nathan Eovaldi on the mound for Boston, the first pitch is at 7:10.
Monday Night Football saw San Francisco play tough defense in their 24-9 win over the Rams.