“This is a manufactured crisis,” one cardiac-arrest survivor said of the ambulance change set for July 1. “I have a sense of foreboding that our elected officers have chosen to gamble with people’s lives.”
Vermont ambulance officials are continuing to voice questions as the town approaches the July 1 end of its nearly 60-year contract with Windham County’s largest emergency medical service provider.
The town Selectboard is set to consider a $50,000 addendum just two weeks before it is scheduled to drop its 56-year contract with Windham County’s largest emergency medical service provider.
The new marker is set for dedication Sunday as part of Juneteenth, the date when news of the Union victory and enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation reached the most remote of the former Confederate states — with help from some of the Brattleboro soldiers being recognized.
As the town prepares to drop its nearly 60-year contract with Rescue Inc., the private nonprofit provider says it won’t respond to Brattleboro calls without negotiated compensation as of July 1.
The accident happened in the same place where another person was killed in 2015.
The local selectboard won’t comment on whether he was pushed out, but Octavian “Yoshi” Manale’s contract and nearly $70,000 severance package offer several clues that is the case.
Nolan Goodnow woke his sleeping household last Christmastime, saving them from Brattleboro’s largest fire of 2021. Now news of his recent national Youth Hero Award has brought him a new place to live just days before his parents faced homelessness June 1.
Five-year-old Nolan Goodnow just received a national Youth Hero Award for waking his sleeping household during Brattleboro’s largest blaze of 2021. But without another place to stay, he and his parents, sister and grandmother may be living outside as of June 1.
Octavian “Yoshi” Manale will leave June 3 with a nearly $70,000 severance package, according to an agreement he signed with local leaders.
Brattleboro’s town manager is quitting, but the municipality is still scheduled to follow his call to pull out of the area’s private nonprofit Rescue Inc. after nearly 60 years.
Octavian “Yoshi” Manale sparked controversy by pushing local leaders to pull out of a contract with the municipality’s nearly 60-year EMS provider with little notice or public debate.
The town government has approved nearly $40,000 for an independent review of a proposal to have the municipal fire department take over local emergency medical services.
“Chatting with your friends is not a strategy for changing anything,” she told students during a visit to her alma mater, Brattleboro Union High School. “Change happens because we act.”