WTSA News for your Wednesday, June 1:
Members of Brattleboro’s nominating committee voted to accept City Manager Yoshi Manale’s resignation and also ratified his separation agreement. Council chairman Ian Goodnow said the city attorney advised them not to make any further statements about it. Manale’s resignation takes effect on Friday.
Senior law enforcement officials say they are seeing a concerning statewide trend in shooting incidents. They say the reasons behind the shootings are many and complex. Every shooting is unique, but state police say they’re seeing an increase in drug-related ones from Brattleboro, to Burlington, to St. Albans, to Springfield. State data shows some 47 shooting incidents this year where a person, building or vehicle was shot. The circumstances in each case vary, but senior law enforcement officials say state police have seen an increase in drug-related firearm incidents.
The Vermont Agency of Education and Department of Public Safety are reviewing and updating state safety measures for Vermont schools. This type of review occurs regularly and is especially important whenever there is a critical incident or threat affecting Vermont schools or as a result of national events. Over the past three years, the State of Vermont has allocated nearly $6 million to improve school safety through capital improvements and training for school administrators and staff.
The Vermont Department for Children and Families is expanding its recruitment efforts by partnering with the Pride Center of Vermont and RaiseACild, the national leader in recruiting and supporting LGBTQ+ and all expectant parents interested in starting families safe and loving for children and young people in foster care. care. Recruitment of adoptive parents from a diverse cross-section of the state will include multimedia campaigns, events, and monthly virtual information/orientation sessions. in versionmonth, there are 1,077 children and young people in state care. Ideally, if a child/adolescent cannot stay safely at home, they should be placed with relatives or close ties. If this is not possible, DCF works hard to match a foster family to a child.
The Vermont Council on Rural Development invites local Vermont officials to their Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2022! The event will take place on August 10 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, this event hopes to bring together new and established voices from across Vermont.
The mayor of Keene is running for the congressional seat from New Hampshire’s Second District. At a Keene Kick off last night, George Hansel received an endorsement from Governor Chris Sununu. Democratic incumbent Annie Kuster is running for re-election.
TRI STATE PICK 3 8-3-4
TRI STATE PICK 4 3-4-2-8
LUCKY FOR LIFE 1-6-11-35-46 LUCKY BALL 18
MEGA MILLIONS 6-15-41-63-64 MEGA BALL 24
MASS BOX 6-18-20-24-28
The Cincinnati Reds won at Fenway on Tuesday for the 1st times since the 1975 World Series, beating Boston 2-1. The teams play again tonight, Garret Whitlock on the mound for Boston, the first pitch is at 7:10.
The Yankees keep rolling, beating the Angels on Tuesday, 9-1. Teams play tonight, Nestor Cortes on the mound for New York, first pitch is at 7:05.
Locally, as heard on 99 5 The Beast and 99 5 The Beast Dot Com, Brattleboro defeated North Country 5-4 in the Girls Softball playoffs. Leah Madore struck out 17 in the game for the Colonels, who travel to St. Albans on Friday to face the No. 1-ranked Comets, game time is 4:30 a.m.