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Tropical Storm Irene left an indelible imprint on our town. With
the destruction of Route 4 and town roads, the town had to provide
services to approximately 250 residents isolated on the "island"
for eighteen days. The town ...
Lower-than-expected power costs and Tropical Storm Irene will
prompt a bill credit and small temporary rate increase respectively
for Central Vermont Public Service customers July 1.
For a typical residential customer using ...
After Tropical Storm Irene, the Chittenden Volunteer Fire
Department received many household furniture items, which were
reallocated to families who lost such items during the flooding.
After the community's needs were met, ...
The Senate on Wednesday March 14, voted 74 to 22 to pass a
two-year, $109-billion transportation funding bill. Sen. Bernie
Sanders said the badly-needed investment in roads and bridges also
will create good-paying constructi ...
By LEE J. KAHRS
Vermont has served as a model for its rapid response and ongoing
recovery from Tropical Storm Irene five months ago. Now, a recent
grant from federal government will be used to support the aid
systems Vermon ...
S. 250, the Irene Economic Stimulus Bill, directs tax relief and
incentives both to Vermont consumers as a whole, and to populations
disproportionately impacted by the storm. Bill S. 250 would
establish a sales tax holiday o ...
KILLINGTON-Approximately 60-80 people from Killington and Mendon
attended the Irene Response and Recovery meeting at the Killington
Elementary School, on Jan. 11.
Noelle Mackay commissioner of economic, housing and communit ...
The Black River Action Team is looking for funds and volunteers
to help assess the Black River watershed's condition in the
aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.
The group plans to conduct a visual assessment of the watershed' ...
PITTSFIELD - The Pittsfield Federated Church Hurricane Relief
Fund has collected over $90,000 and administered over $70,000, as
of Dec. 16.
The current fund balance is around $20,000. The administrators
desire to get it up ...
With winter in the air and before the snow falls, communities
are rushing to repair damages caused by both spring flooding and
Tropical Storm Irene and federal and state officials are getting
money into the hands of those do ...
Saturday October 29, 6 p.m. - In the wake of the devastation of
Tropical Storm Irene, the Christian community has been reaching out
with support at the grass-roots level with much-needed food,
cleaning supplies, shelters, an ...
RUTLAND, Vt. -- Central Vermont Motorcycles is holding an open
house on Saturday, October 29, in support of local snowmobile clubs
and to kick-off the upcoming snowmobile season! The event
will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m ...