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VT Attorney General T.J. Donovan
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Vermont’s attorney general says his office will not charge four Rutland police officers for their roles in a fatal October shooting. Democrat TJ Donovan said Tuesday the actions of the officers involved in the death of Christopher Louras were justified. 

Vermont State Police say a man found dead in Salisbury is a cousin of a man fatally shot by police in a confrontation this week in Rutland.

Smith & Wesson M&P-15 rifle used by Christopher Louras during gunfire exchange with police
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Vermont State Police on Wednesday released the names of the officers involved in the fatal shooting of a former mayor's son who they say fired at the Rutland Police Department in a drive-by shooting and then led police on a chase with an exchange of gunfire.

The son of a former mayor of Rutland, Vermont was killed in a shootout with police on Tuesday.

Downtown Historic District, Rutland, Vermont
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Voters in Rutland, Vermont have ousted their long-time mayor. In the four-way race on Town Meeting Day, city councilor David Allaire defeated five-term incumbent Christopher Louras.

City Councilor Wins 4-way Rutland Mayor's Race

Mar 8, 2017
Downtown Historic District, Rutland, Vermont
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City Councilor David Allaire has won the race for Rutland mayor, ousting an incumbent who wanted to bring refugees from Syria and Iraq to the community.

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Rutland voters will go to the polls tomorrow on Town Meeting Day to elect a mayor.  Three challengers are running against incumbent Christopher Louras.  We take a look at the candidates and some of the issues.

Downtown Historic District, Rutland, Vermont
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The four candidates running for Rutland, Vermont mayor met for their final forum Wednesday evening to debate economic development issues facing the city.

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Rutland’s embattled six-term mayor already has his first challenger.  An economic development leader is the first to throw his hat into the race.

Rutland, VT
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The mayor of Rutland has won a fourth term in office.