Local News

Refugee resettlement myths dispelled

By Stephen Seitz RUTLAND — A number of unfounded beliefs about Syrian refugees have made their way into the discussion over whether to allow 20-30 families to relocate to Rutland. Stacie Blake, the director of communications for government and community […]

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Letter

Deliberate surprise is undemocratic

Dear Editor, The majority of the citizens who I hear oppose the refugee relocation program for Rutland are afraid to speak up or be branded “phobes” and bigots . . . nasty politics. The people are not opposed to humanitarian […]

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