MREMS seeks big change in funding

FIRST RESPONDERS MARY Miller and Peter Ochs are at the ready with a Middlebury Regional EMS ambulance at  Middlebury College soccer game this past Friday. MREMS funds operations in part by covering sporting events, but it is asking towns to pay a bigger share of costs. Independent photo/John S. McCright

Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Services wants to eliminate its annual Town Meeting Day funding requests in the 10 communities it serves, and replace that funding with multi-year contracts that will, in the short term, reflect some sizable per-capita rate increases.

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