With tag: tropical_storm_irene
Lawmakers Look To Soften Irene's Financial Blow
Job losses in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene were in many cases
temporary, lasting only as long as it took businesses to repair damage
from the flood. The financial impact of those layoffs has been more lasting, but lawmakers may have found a way to soften the blow.
Vt. Officials Hope For More FEMA Culvert Help
Vermont officials are hoping a decision by the Federal
Emergency Management Agency to cover the cost of replacing a culvert in
Townshend destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene means more towns will
be eligible for similar funding.
FEMA Buying Out 90 Flood Damaged Vt. Homes
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has
agreed to buy out 90 properties across Vermont that were damaged by 2011
flooding, most from Tropical Storm Irene.
No Funding Deal Yet For State Office Complex
The Federal Emergency
Management Agency and state of Vermont had hoped to complete funding
arrangements for the rebuilding of the Waterbury state office complex by
the end of February but FEMA now says more time is needed.
More Funds Available For Irene Road Repairs
state of Vermont is planning to spend about $22.5 million to continue with road and bridge repairs caused by flooding from Tropical Storm
Irene and other floods in 2011.
Waterbury Recovery Efforts Get $1 Million Boost
By Lynne McCrea
The Vermont Housing &
Conservation Board has awarded two nonprofit housing groups more than $1
million in state and federal funds to buy and reconfigure a
building that has sat vacant since Tropical Storm Irene destroyed much of the state office complex. The project will create 27 new
affordable apartments on Main Street.
Bartonsville Bridge To Re-Open On Saturday
By Mitch Wertlieb
a lot of people, their mental image of Tropical Storm Irene comes down to the 20-second video shot by Sue Hammond of Rockingham who captured the Bartonsville Covered
being swept away in the floodwaters. But the historic span has been rebuilt by engineers,
and will re-open this
Irene Recovery To Be Focus Of Conference
People involved in Vermont's continuing effort to recover from Tropical Storm
Irene are set to gather at Norwich University in Northfield to assess how far they've come and the future of