Drug forum in Rutland todayOctober 23,2013Substance abuse
A panel of experts will talk in Rutland today about a subject thatís all too familiar: the costs of substance abuse.
Starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Rutland Intermediate School cafeteria, officials from the judicial system, law enforcement, health and city schools will talk about the financial cost of treating addiction and the cost to society of not treating addicts.
Members of the panel include state Administrative Judge Amy Davenport; Vermont State Police Col. Thomas LíEsperance; Rutland Police Chief James Baker; city Assistant Superintendent Robert Bliss; Barbara Cimaglio, the stateís deputy commissioner for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs; Shayla Livingston of the Department of Health; and Keith Tallon, head of the state Probation and Parole Office in Rutland.
During the event, which is free and open to the public, the panel will talk about the costs of substance abuse and then answer questions from the public.MORE IN This Just InPITTSFORD – The Select Board meets tonight at 6:30 to hear a presentation by Green Lantern... Full StoryTODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Flood watch in effect for Rutland County, developing El Nino shaping up to be extreme this year, Don DeLillo on the season's warming trend and Veena catches digital sniffles, all in today's minute. 0Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible... Full Story
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