Built for community service, MREMS is 50 years strong

SHOWN IN THIS 2017 photo are, from left, then-Middlebury Regional EMS Board Chairman David Pistilli, EMTs Teena Betourney and Alex Brown, Executive Director Kate Rothwell and Advanced EMT Kirk Gallipo standing in front of MREMS’s newest ambulance. The $185,000 ambulance serves patients in 11 Addison County towns. Independent file photo/Trent Campbell

MIDDLEBURY — Seeing the large Middlebury Regional EMS building with the four-bay garage standing proudly at 55 Collins Drive gives thousands of Addison County residents a sense of comfort and secur

Impact of the ambulance squad is felt in community for years

GEORGE “WEDGE” MURDOCH, left, and Roth “T” Tall — two of the charter members of Middlebury Volunteer Ambulance Association — stand beside one of the organization’s early ambulances ready for action in 1980. MVAA grew into what is today MREMS. Photo courtesy of T Tall

Roth “T” Tall, who has been with the Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Service since the start, remembers the challenges and the triumphs of starting an ambulance service. 


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