rutland http://wamc.org en Rutland Gift-Of-Life-Marathon Seeks to Break National Blood Drive Record http://wamc.org/post/rutland-gift-life-marathon-seeks-break-national-blood-drive-record <p></p><p></p><p>A Vermont community of 16,000 is trying to break the national single day blood donation record today. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 80045 at http://wamc.org Rutland Gift-Of-Life-Marathon Seeks to Break National Blood Drive Record Vermont Utility to Make Rutland Efficiency Example http://wamc.org/post/vermont-utility-make-rutland-efficiency-example <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont's largest electric utility wants to turn the city of Rutland into a national example of energy efficiency while helping the community revitalize itself. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 00:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 71925 at http://wamc.org Vermont Utility to Make Rutland Efficiency Example Vermont City Researching Placing Surveillance Cameras in Private Neighborhoods http://wamc.org/post/vermont-city-researching-placing-surveillance-cameras-private-neighborhoods <p></p><p></p><p>Rutland, Vermont’s city council has asked a city committee to study the idea of placing security cameras in private neighborhoods.<br><br>Rutland landlord Cam Johnston asked&nbsp; the Board of Aldermen to consider putting up surveillance cameras after one of his properties was the site of a home invasion. Alderman Christopher Robinson is not thrilled with the idea, but moved that the Public Safety Committee research the matter. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 23:35:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 57867 at http://wamc.org Vermont City Researching Placing Surveillance Cameras in Private Neighborhoods Rutland Chooses Ex-Vermont State Police Head as Chief http://wamc.org/post/rutland-chooses-ex-vermont-state-police-head-chief <p>The former head of the Vermont State Police has been chosen to be Rutland&#39;s new police chief.<br /><br />James Baker had been serving as interim chief in Rutland when a committee charged with finding a permanent chief for the city recommended him for the job.<br /><br />The Rutland Herald says the 13-member committee was unanimous in choosing Baker. The decision must be ratified by the Rutland Police Commission, but no opposition is expected.<br /> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 44416 at http://wamc.org VT Hospital Closes Rehab Unit to Save Money http://wamc.org/post/vt-hospital-closes-rehab-unit-save-money <p>Officials at the Rutland&nbsp;Regional Medical Center have narrowly voted to close the hospital&#39;s inpatient rehabilitation unit, one of only three in Vermont.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;</p><p>Hospital President Tom Huebner said the vote was 8-to-7 on Wednesday. The board had to choose between closing the hospital&#39;s unit or finding another way to cut $3.5 million out of next year&#39;s budget.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 11:39:11 +0000 Pat Bradley 40221 at http://wamc.org VT Hospital Closes Rehab Unit to Save Money VT Hospital Could Close Rehab Unit to Save Money http://wamc.org/post/vt-hospital-could-close-rehab-unit-save-money <p>Officials at the Rutland&nbsp;Regional Medical Center are considering a plan to close the hospital&#39;s inpatient rehabilitation unit, one of only three in Vermont.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;</p><p>If the Rutland hospital decides to close its unit, the remaining inpatient units would be at Mount Ascutney Hospital in Windsor or Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.</p><p>Rutland&#39;s 12-patient inpatient rehab unit helps patients recover from strokes, head or spinal injuries, joint replacements and some long-term ailments.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 11:42:34 +0000 Pat Bradley 40128 at http://wamc.org VT Hospital Could Close Rehab Unit to Save Money