With tag: tropical_storm_irene
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.
AmeriCorps Helping Homeowners Rebuild Post-Irene
By Steve Zind
than a year after Tropical Storm Irene, Randy and Lynda Hart still aren't back
home. But they're getting close, thanks to a steady stream of volunteers who've
been helping rebuild their house from the foundation up. The Hart's home is among at least 140 still being
repaired after last fall's floods.
Shumlin: Vermont Will Not Wait For FEMA
By John Dillon
Governor Peter Shumlin says he
will push ahead with a $125 million plan to rebuild the Waterbury state office complex despite the uncertainty of
federal funding. Shumlin says he's confident
that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will eventually help pay for the
project. But the governor says he
doesn't know exactly how much the feds will provide, or when the money will
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Ross Sneyd recalls the events of Tropical Storm Irene that took place a year ago and gives an update on the issues that were unfolding on our airwaves in the days after the storm.