With tag: townshend
FEMA Turns Down State's Request For Larger Culverts
By John Dillon
A stream crossing in Townshend
is the test culvert for building back town infrastructure in a more resilient
fashion after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene. The Federal Emergency
Management Agency says it won't pay for larger culverts like the one in
Townshend that the state says are needed to withstand future floods. FEMA says
the state is applying inconsistent standards.
Book Showcases People Of Townshend
By Jane Lindholm
Photographer, Karl Decker, is a photographer who has spent nearly a decade in the homes and gardens of Townshend's residents, learning their stories and taking their portraits. Those photos and stories are now published in a book called "The People of Townshend, Vermont."
VTrans Closes Damaged Covered Bridge In Townshend
The Vermont Agency of Transportation says a recent inspection of the
Scott Bridge in Townshend showed that it had extensive deterioration,
and that it should be closed to all traffic, including pedestrians.
Townshend Residents Worry About Suboxone Clinic
People in Townshend are raising concerns about a suboxone clinic slated
to open in their community. They worry it will attract drug addicts and
invite crime to the town situated on the Upper West River.