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.
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.
The Rutland Board of Aldermen has approved releasing a report by the city attorney that reviews whether the mayor acted within his powers under the city charter when he made plans to resettle Syrian refugees.
Rutland’s mayor is proposing forming a "Resettlement Cabinet" to advise him on the process of bringing 100 Syrian and Iraqi refugees to the city. It’s a move that many hope will bridge a city increasingly divided over the issue.
In April, Rutland Mayor Christopher Louras announced plans, coordinated with the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, to bring up to 100 Syrians to the city in October. But the proposal is dividing the community.