Tag Archives: mayor

Local News
March 29, 2017

New mayor returns familiar faces to Rutland City Hall

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—The leadership team under new Rutland City Mayor David Allaire is taking shape. “It’s time for a reset, a new beginning,” Allaire said Monday night at the first meeting of the city’s Board of Aldermen since his election over incumbent…

New Mayor Allaire takes reins in Rutland
Local News
March 22, 2017

New Mayor Allaire takes reins in Rutland

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Moments after his swearing-in as mayor, a steady stream of well-wishers walked past David Allaire’s new City Hall office on their way to a refreshment table. Allaire, 61, a 19-year member of the Board of Aldermen, said Wednesday…

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…

Local News
February 22, 2017

Mayor Louras faces three challengers to win sixth term

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND—At the first mayoral debate hosted by PEG-TV two weeks ago, Kam Johnston responded to a question dealing with the city’s infrastructure needs by saying, “Ironically enough it’s gotten a little tense and it’s not me.” The irony was in the…

Local News
January 4, 2017

Allaire joins the race for Mayor

By Lani Duke

RUTLAND—Alderman David Allaire announced his intention to run for mayor of Rutland, Dec. 27. Allaire has run for mayor twice before, in 2011 and 2013. Outside sales manager for Interstate Batteries, Allaire has been repeatedly elected to Rutland’s Board of Aldermen and…