rutland http://wamc.org en Winter Plowing Costs In Rutland Mean Less Paving http://wamc.org/post/winter-plowing-costs-rutland-mean-less-paving <p></p><p></p><p>The harsh winter has strained Rutland's winter road maintenance budget and that means there isn't going to be as much money for spring paving in the Vermont city. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88964 at http://wamc.org Winter Plowing Costs In Rutland Mean Less Paving 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