Williamsville covered bridge to close July 5 for replacement

first_imgThe Vermont Agency of Transportation will begin to replace the Williamsville Covered Bridge on Dover Road on Monday, July 5. The bridge will be out of service through August 29, 2010. The detour around the bridge on Parish Hill and Baker Brook Road is about two miles long and will have signs. Motorists should factor time for the detour into their travel plans.The Williamsville Covered Bridge reconstruction project involves reconstructing the existing historic bridge, built around 1850, with a new replacement covered bridge. VTRANS expects to open the new bridge to traffic on August 30. Source: VTrans Director Planning, Outreach & Community Affairs 6.29.2010last_img read more

S. Korea to allow fans at baseball, football stadiums

first_imgOf 41 new cases announced on Friday — taking the country’s total to 13,979 — 28 were domestic infections while 13 were people arriving from overseas.Authorities warned that Saturday’s confirmed cases will likely to be over 100, as some 90 Korean workers who returned from Iraq are currently showing symptoms.The workers — some 300 of them — arrived in the South earlier on Friday. South Korea will start letting limited numbers of fans back into baseball and football stadiums, an official said Friday, as authorities seek to restore normality after the coronavirus crisis.The country endured one of the worst early outbreaks outside China but appears to have brought it broadly under control with an extensive “trace, test and treat” program while never imposing a compulsory lockdown.Social distancing rules were relaxed in early May and some professional sports — including baseball and football — started new seasons behind closed doors. Topics :center_img From Sunday, fans will be allowed to fill about 10 percent of seats at professional baseball games, said Yoon Tae-ho of the Central Disaster Management Headquarters.The same proportion will be allowed at football matches from August 1, he added.”All tickets will be pre-sold online to record who is being admitted to the stadiums, and every spectator will be required to wear a mask” throughout the games, Yoon told reporters.The South’s daily new infections tally has varied between around 25 to 60 in recent weeks, mostly in the Seoul metropolitan area where half of the population lives.last_img read more

Competitors from five nations confirmed for 2019 Stage of Champions

first_imgCOMPETITORS from five nations, including host country Guyana, will participate in this year’s Camille’s Academy Stage of Champions IV Fight to the Finish, which is scheduled for the Theatre Guild, in Kingston, Georgetown on Saturday,October 19.Coordinator Videsh Sookram confirmed that participants from Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Antigua would join their Guyanese counterparts for the bodybuilding, bikini and men’s physique events.Among the big overseas names expected for the bodybuilding competition are Mr. Suriname 2019, Fabian Wehl, Antigua’s Warren English, T&T’s Barry Copilah, who is the Twin Island Republic 2018 National Junior Champion.English, who captivated the audience last month at the Guyana Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (GBBFF) Senior National Championships as a guest poser, is Guyanese by birth.The overseas participants will face 2019 Mr. Guyana, Marlon Bennett, rising star Derran Harris, who won the U143 pounds category at seniors after winning the novices bodybuilding competition earlier this year, and one of Guyana’s most decorated bodybuilders, Sylvan Gardner, among others.Warren English dazzled the Guyanese audience at the Senior Championships as a guest poser.Gardner, who confirmed his participation over the weekend, has a string of international wins, including the 2008 MuscleMania Superbody Championships, and three gold medals at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Bodybuilding Championships.A number of persons are expected to take part in the Mr. Physique competition, including reigning Mr Novices Physique, Delroy Phillips.So far, two Guyanese women have signed up to compete in the bikini competition: reigning Senior National Ms. Bikini champion Rosanna Fung and Tower Gym’s Amrita Shiwdas. Three Surinamese will also travel for the event: Militia Galimo, Tatiana Bawon and Jo Pereira.Sookram said that along with Camille’s Academy Diamond and Soesdyke branches, Fitness Express and Tower, powered by Unity Gym, are sponsoring the championships.last_img read more