With tag: tropical_storm_irene
Shumlin Plans Irene Anniversary Tour
As Vermont prepares to mark a year since Tropical
Storm Irene ravaged parts of the state, Governor Peter Shumlin plans to visit
22 communities affected by the storm.
Long Term Recovery Group Still Fundraising
By Steve Zind
months after it was established to help individuals recovering from last
August's flooding, Vermont's Long Term Disaster Recovery Group says it's far
short of its fundraising goal. Money
raised by the group provides a fund-of-last-resort for people who've exhausted
other Irene recovery resources. Organizers say there are still hundreds of
people in need of assistance.
State Expecting FEMA Decision
By Bob Kinzel
This could be an important week in Vermont's recovery
from the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
State officials are expecting to hear how much money FEMA will pay for
the rehabilitation of the state office complex in Waterbury.
Rockingham To Remember A Bridge And Celebrate A New One
A Windham County town is
planning to mark the anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene by remembering the
loss of a local icon - the historic Bartonsville Covered
Bridge, which was swept away by floodwaters.
Vermont Sets Plans For Irene Anniversary
On the one year
anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, churches, schools, and towns will hold a
statewide bell ringing ceremony to show their unity.
Irene Anniversary Event Planned
As the one-year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene approaches, Governor Peter
Shumlin says the state will mark the occasion with a celebration in Randolph.
State Examines Rebuilding Options in Waterbury
By Bob Kinzel
The Shumlin Administration was hoping to demolish more
than 20 buildings in the State Office Complex in Waterbury that
suffered extensive damage from Tropical Storm Irene. But now the Administration is considering the option
of renovating many of these buildings and flood proofing them as much as
Engineers And Scientists Discuss More Irene Fixes
Vermont engineers and scientists say more than 300 river
banks, bridges and other sites damaged by Tropical Storm Irene still need
repairs. Some of those repairs are to correct repairs done incorrectly after