WTSA News for your Monday August 9:
Vermont State Police are investigating several reports of thefts of catalytic converters at several communal pools along VT RT 30 near Williamsville Road and Quarry Road in Dummerston, VT. In both cases, an individual walked under the victim’s vehicle and used a saw or similar tool to cut the vehicle’s catalytic converter. One involved vehicle was registered in Connecticut and the other was a silver 2008 Toyota Tacoma registered in Vermont. Vermont State Police are encouraging individuals to be aware of suspicious persons under the vehicle or with sawzall-style cutting tools in parking areas, as there is an increase in catalytic converter theft throughout the region. .
Senator from Vermont. Bernie Sanders announced that a number of investments in Vermont projects he had requested were approved by Senate Appropriations subcommittees this week, paving the way for initiatives in the state to receive nearly $ 9.5 million in federal funding. Senator Sanders’ requests for additional appropriations continue to go through the committee’s approval process. The measures taken would meet the needs of the entire state in areas related to agriculture, energy and the National Guard when approved by Congress.
The Vermont Lung Association has launched the Vape-Free Schools Scholarship Fund, a new effort to fund the implementation by schools of the Vape-Free Schools initiative so that more children can access withdrawal, support and education. education. The scholarship campaign aims to raise funds to enable schools across the country to access the program. With a cost of $ 400 per training seat, the goal is to raise $ 400,000 to serve 1,000 schools in need by the end of 2021. Through this scholarship campaign, the Lung Association will enable teachers and Vermont students to access The Lung Association’s proven vaping intervention. and cessation programs.
from Vermont The Working Lands Enterprise Board made money available to service provider organizations through the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative Program. Projects eligible for funding include the provision of direct technical assistance and / or indirect services to support the development of working-field businesses in Vermont. Service providers and regional programs are welcome to apply. Prices will range from $ 10,000 to $ 20,000. The application window for this funding opportunity opens on August 13.
The New Hampshire Liquor Commission says it generated total gross sales of $ 801 million in fiscal 2021. That’s an increase of nearly 5%, or $ 35 million, from the last year. The commission also posted a record total revenue of $ 176.6 million, an increase of almost 14% from the previous year.
The Vermont Agency of Transportation provided $ 3.3 million in grants to municipalities for cycling and pedestrian infrastructure improvement projects. Construction projects and planning grants aim to improve connectivity and safety for the traveling public and provide tangible economic benefits.
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Toronto Blue Jays recovered from 5-point deficit in 8the round, thanks to George Springer’s 3-run homerun and the ‘Jays continue to beat Boston, 9-8. Boston has a day off before hosting Tampa Bay on Tuesday. The Yankees saw their five-game winning streak end yesterday as Seattle shut out New York 2-0. The Yankees are in Kansas City tonight, the first pitch is at 8:10 p.m.