News from WTSA for your Friday October 22:

WTSA News for your Friday October 22:

Two deaths and 318 new cases of covid 19 were reported in Vermont on Thursday, with 18 new cases in Windham County. In New Hampshire, there have been 2 deaths and 609 new cases of the covid virus. One death and 44 new cases have occurred in Cheshire County. In Massachusetts, there have been 20 deaths and 1,267 new cases of the covid virus, including 7 in Franklin County.

Vermont State Police said a flagman in a construction area along Route 121 in Grafton was injured when he was struck by a car. The driver, Paul Nobles of Rockingham, 84, suffered a medical emergency and was off the road, while flagman Bobby Jones of Bennington, 45, sustained a minor leg injury. Jones refused treatment while Nobles was taken to Grace Cottage Hospital.

Townshend Select’s board members have issued a public statement against acts of hate. The council issued a statement in response to an incident reported to it last week. The statement says “The Town of Townshend values ​​all residents and visitors, regardless of their background or identity. While differences of opinion can be celebrated and debated, we condemn the symbols of hatred displayed in our city, in defiance of the welcoming nature of our community as a whole.

A bridge project at Rockingham is now complete. The Vermont Transportation Agency announced Thursday the replacement of the Williams River Highway 91 bridge. Reed and Reed Construction was the contractor for the job, and they began work on another big job, replacing the Hinsdale Brattleboro Bridges Highway 119.

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday morning approved the appointment of Beth Robinson of Vermont to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, sending her historic nomination to the Senate for a confirmation vote. This is the key step in the confirmation process. The second tour covers Vermont. Robinson was the first openly gay Vermont Supreme Court justice and, if confirmed, will be the first openly LGBTQ woman to sit on a U.S. appeals court. Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy, a prominent member and former chairman of the Judicial Commission, recommended her to President Biden for this 2sd circuit vacancy and directs their appointment throughout the confirmation process.

Green Mountain Power is urging customers to apply for pandemic relief grants today through the Vermont Department of Public Service as the Vermont COVID-19 Arrears Assistance Program (VCAAP II) is scheduled to end on October 24. Millions of dollars have been set aside by lawmakers to help utility customers with overdue balances due to the pandemic, but that program is expected to end by the end of the weekend. Residential customers can benefit from up to $ 10,000 and farms and businesses can receive relief of up to $ 50,000 for arrears since March 2020. They can use the money to pay for landlines, l overdue electricity, natural gas and water. service bills.




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Locally, you can hear Brattleboro taking on Rice in Boy’s High School Football action tonight. Catch the match on 995 The Beast and 99 5 The Beast Dot Com, starting with the Colonels Pre-Game Show at 6:40 am.

Game 6 of the American League Championship Series tonight is Nathan Eovaldi on the mound for Boston, Luis Garcia on the mound for Houston. The first pitch is at 8:05 am. Houston leads the series, 3-2.

Cleveland defeated Denver at Thursday Night Football last night, 17-14.

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