Rutland Residents Surprised By Mayor's Plan To Bring Syrian Refugees To The City

May 7, 2016

Last week, Rutland Mayor Chris Louras announced about 100 refugees would be arriving in the city starting in October. The announcement came as a surprise to local lawmakers and residents, who up until that point had not been told anything about the plan.

Rutland Herald reporter Gordon Dritschilo spoke with VPR about how residents are adjusting to the news.