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  • Mendon remembers Irene

    Important Community Bulletins

    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 ...

  • Irene, lower power costs affect rates in opposite ways

    Breaking News

    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 ...

  • Disaster relief: Furniture storage program

    Local News

    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, ...

  • Senate passes transportation bill providing $408 million for Vermont

    Local News

    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 ...

  • Vermont’s $2.4 million disaster grant approved by FEMA

    Breaking News

    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 ...

  • Senators introduce Irene stimulus legislation

    Breaking News

    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 ...

  • Irene Response and Recovery Partnership addressed past problems and future needs

    Important Community Bulletins

    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 ...

  • BRAT to assess Irene damage

    Local News

    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 Hurricane Relief Fund continues to support local victims

    Local News

    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 ...

  • Public Assistance funding making a difference in Vermont

    Local News

    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 ...

  • Vermont flood-relief concert set for Rutland

    Important Community Bulletins

    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 ...

  • Open house to benefit local snowmobile clubs and trails

    Cool Things Happening

    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 ...