Halifax Evaluates Bridges Damaged By Irene

Repairing bridges damaged by Tropical Storm Irene has posed challenges for many cities and towns. In Halifax, town officials continue to evaluate the status of a number of bridges undermined by Irene’s floodwaters.

Irene Lingers As Select Boards Present Budgets

Vermont towns have been grappling with the cost of clean-up and repairs from Tropical Storm Irene. They’re hoping most of the tab will be paid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but it’s a slow process.

Towns Begin To See FEMA Funds As Irene Repairs Continue

Cities and towns across Vermont have begun to receive checks from FEMA to help them repair Tropical Storm Irene damage. The amounts are just a drop in the bucket for many communities. But town officials are struggling to pay for multi-million dollar repairs, and they’re happily taking the money.