Tag Archives: city

Rutland fire chief, city reach “separation agreement”
Local News
June 14, 2017

Rutland fire chief, city reach “separation agreement”

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Rutland City Fire Chief Michael Jones and the mayor reached an agreement that will see the chief depart his post at the end of this month.

Outgoing city Fire Chief Michael Jones will receive more than $35,000 as part of…

News Briefs
May 18, 2017

Volunteers dig into Rutland beautification

RUTLAND—A small army of Rutland Blooms volunteers made a big contribution to the ongoing beautification of the City of Rutland Thursday, May 11, planting 46 crabapple trees. The planting comes just days after a devastating wind storm wreaked havoc, toppling trees and causing considerable damage.

Rutland City denies police bias claims
Local News
April 26, 2017

Rutland City denies police bias claims

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

An attorney for Rutland City is disputing claims of bias policing and wants a federal judge to toss out a lawsuit from a former nightclub owner alleging discriminatory police tactics forced him out of business.

The city, in its recent…

Allaire defeats Louras, becomes new city mayor
Local News
March 8, 2017

Allaire defeats Louras, becomes new city mayor

By Evan Johnson RUTLAND CITY—The third third time was the charm for David Allaire. The 19-year veteran of the Rutland City Board of Aldermen successfully unseated sitting Mayor Chris Louras by a wide margin. Initial results on Tuesday evening showed Allaire taking 2,196 votes to…

Letter
February 22, 2017

Allaire best choice for mayor

Dear Editor,

On March 7 Rutland City voters choose our governing body for another two years. This year, especially, I ask everyone to think carefully for a moment before casting their vote. Rutland City needs a change of leadership! We need a leader who will…

News Briefs
February 8, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Rutland city voters face a jam-packed ballot Voters at Rutland polling places will view a broad range of city government candidates, four for mayor and 17 for alderman, as well as other positions. Running for a sixth two-year term as mayor is incumbent Christopher Louras,…