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Vt. Towns, In Holding Pattern, Await Flood Mitigation Funds
By Kirk Carapezza
As many prepare for the holidays, dozens of homeowners affected
by Tropical Storm Irene are still waiting for the funds they need to get back
on their feet. In Vermont, the
Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved buyouts of 81 properties,
but none of the owners has gotten any money yet.
Irene Fresh In Mind, Vermont Braces For Hurricane Sandy
than a year after Tropical Storm Irene devastated the state, town and state officials from Bennington to Bethel are getting questions
from residents concerned about Hurricane Sandy as it moves north from the Carribean.
Northfield Voters Support Town-Village Merger
Voters in Northfield have given their
overwhelming support to the idea of merging the town and village in
hopes of streamlining municipal operations and avoiding small-town
Northfield Mulls Zoning Change As Dollar Generals Expand In Vermont
Town officials in Northfield are now considering a zoning change that they say would protect
the town from certain retailers that they believe could hurt downtown. Last month, the Select Board voted to support the town's position as a so-called one-acre town.
Northfield Reinstates Permit Fees
months of trying to make the permit process as painless as possible, Northfield's Select Board has unanimously voted to reinstate its