SALISBURY — Vermont State Police on Thursday provided the name of the man whose body was found dead in Salisbury on Tuesday morning. The body of 34-year-old Nicholas Louras of Rutland was found off Route 53/Lake Dunmore Road in Salisbury on the morning of Oct. 8. Vermont’s Chief Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy on Wednesday, which state police said enabled them to positively identify Nicholas Louras. They said someone shot him to death with a gun. Louras is a cousin of Christopher G. Louras, 33, of Rutland, who died as the result of an exchanging of gunfire with Rutland City and...
SALISBURY — Vermont State Police said they suspect a connection between the dead body of a man was found off Route 53/Lake Dunmore Road in Salisbury on Tuesday, and the police shooting of Christopher G. Louras in Rutland that mourning. But as of press time for this edition of the Independent, police hadn’t released the name of the dead man in Salisbury or the link between the cases. State police are investigating the Salisbury death as a possible homicide, along with potential links to the subsequent shooting at the Rutland Police Department and the events that transpired afterward in a...
RUTLAND — Host Division I Rutland defeated the Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer team on Monday, 3-2, in a rain-swept game played on the Raiders’ artificial turf field. The setback dropped the 8-2 Eagles into third place in a crowded D-II race and snapped their eight-game winning streak. Rutland improved to 3-7 with the win; their schedule has included eight D-I opponents. Erin McClallen had a goal and an assist and Camryn Kinsman scored twice for Rutland. Addy Harris converted a Mae Peterson corner kick to knot the score at 1-1 midway through the first half, and Lucy Guy made it...
RUTLAND — Two Ferrisburgh 4-H’ers received awards at the Vermont State Fair in Rutland in August. In the Dairy Competition Jonathan Flores-Torres took home the Rita Tracey Award. Averi Salley garnered an Outstanding Dairy Breed Exhibitor for her Brown Swiss.
RUTLAND — A celebration of life for Lee D. Jones, who died May 15, 2019, will take place on Friday, Aug. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Southside, 170 South Main Street, Rutland, VT.  

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