• Gov.’s birthplace touts upgrade
    August 07,2013
     

    BRATTLEBORO — A new and expanded emergency department at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is opening to the public after the completion of the first phase of a $7.5 million expansion and renovation.

    The department opened on Monday and the new entrance and service area will open to the public today.

    Before the upgrades the emergency department was designed to handle about 6,000 patients a year. It now handles about 14,000 patients a year.

    Gov. Peter Shumlin, who was born at the hospital, attended an opening ceremony on Monday where he said the upgrades were important to keeping the region modernized in the face of a changing health care system.

    “You can judge a community by the health of its hospital,” Shumlin said.

    “We’re proud of this celebration today and to all the hard work of the community members who stepped up to the plate and made this all possible.”

    MORE IN This Just In
    WOODSTOCK — Caitlin Acosta and the defending state champions used a never-say-die mentality to... Full Story
    WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williamstown softball team squared off with Hazen, coming away with an 18-3... Full Story
    State: Mowing

    delay helps birds

    MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Fish... Full Story
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS