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Tropical Storm Irene

Flooded Hatchery Could Swarm With Fish Again Soon

AP | By WILSON RING | Posted 03.22.2013 | Green

BETHEL, Vt. (AP) — The tanks that are normally swarming with fish at the national hatchery in Bethel are empty, but the repairs needed after Tropica...

Researchers Study Streams To Answer Lingering Questions After Tropical Storm

AP | By HOLLY RAMER | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College scientists studying the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont hope their work will help communities bo...

Beloved Restaurant Rebuilding After Irene

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home

WILMINGTON, Vt. -- A flood-ravaged family restaurant known for decades as the social center of this Vermont ski town was hoisted off its foundation Tu...

7 Months Later, Storm Cleanup Continues

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 06.08.2012 | Green

CHARLESTON, N.Y. (AP) — Seven months after the deluge of Tropical Storm Irene, cleanups continue and worries remain in upstate New York and Vermont....

Tropical Storm Irene Flooding Left Home On Unexpected Island

AP | By DAVE GRAM | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green

BETHEL, Vt. -- June Tierney and Kellie Burke never envisioned island living in the Vermont woods, but Tropical Storm Irene had other ideas. Their hom...

Governor Grapples With Post-Irene Budget

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The top budget official in the administration of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is going to give lawmakers the state's best estimate of...

Greenmarkets And Restaurants Cope With Farmers' Rough Harvest

| Posted 01.07.2012 | New York

By Mary Johnson MANHATTAN — Cheryl Rogowski, of Rogowski Farm, lost 80 acres of her 150-acre farm in Pine Island, N.Y., to Hurricane Irene. ...

Staten Island Skeleton In Basement Belongs To Murder Victim

Posted 12.20.2011 | New York

Police say a human skeleton found in a Staten Island basement likely belonged to a man who was murdered over a decade ago, The New York Daily News rep...

For Some, Hurricane Irene Is An Ongoing Problem

AP | Posted 11.24.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Residents of a New York City apartment complex are still trying to get back into their homes, nearly a month after they had to evacua...

David Lohr

Police Search For Teen Missing Since Tropical Storm Irene Flooded Vt. Town | David Lohr | Posted 11.20.2011 | Crime

Authorities in Vermont are trying to locate Marble Arvidson, a 17-year-old from Brattleboro who vanished the day before Tropical Storm Irene swept thr...

Vermonters Face Storm Aftermath: 'We're Not Going To Wait For Someone To Help Us'

AP | By JOHN CURRAN | Posted 11.10.2011 | Green

MORETOWN, Vt. -- For 30 years, Elga Gemst kept to herself and went about her business in her small Vermont town. An artist and architect, she lived w...

NY Man: I Called In Threat Because Power Was Out

AP | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

NEW YORK -- A New York man says he phoned in a bomb threat to try to get power turned back on at his grandmother's house. Nassau County police say Ra...

Matt Sledge

Verizon Declares Post-Hurricane Irene Emergency In New York After All | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

The union says it's because of public pressure. The phone giant says it's a "fairly standard" move done because the "timing was right." Whatever the r...

Hurricane Hype? Yes. Overreaction? Nonsense!

David Ropeik | Posted 11.01.2011 | Media
David Ropeik

Was there hype? Sure. Did the news media also inform and allow us to prepare for what was in fact a significant threat, and actually help a lot of people protect themselves and their property? Yes!

Irene Sets River Flooding Records

Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

Rain from Hurricane Irene has resulted in record high levels for rivers in 10 states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S. The U.S. G...

SLIDESHOW: Photos From Vermont Show Irene's Devastation

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green

The storm may be over, but the post-Irene cleanup has a long way to go. Vermont suffered some of Irene's worst blows. The storm caused the state's...

Empire State A Federal Disaster Area

Posted 10.31.2011 | New York

President Barack Obama declared New York a disaster area Wednesday, The New York Times reports, allowing the release of federal aid to the state's gov...

Matt Sledge

Union Claims Verizon Delaying Hurricane Irene Repairs To Punish Workers For Strike | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A union official alleged Tuesday morning that Verizon is slowing post-Irene repairs for thousands of phone, internet and TV customers on L...

Irene's Death Toll Jumps; Vermont Towns Battle Floods

Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

By WILSON RING and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — The full measure of Hurricane Irene's fury came into focus Monday as the de...

Measuring Irene's Damage

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

Compared with the fatalities and losses for the 10 hurricanes with the largest damages, Hurricane Irene has not turned out to be one of the big ones. Compared with the predictions, this is something to be thankful for.

New England Battles Floods In Irene's Aftermath

AP | By DAVE GRAM | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

By DAVE GRAM, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. -- New England towns battled floods of historic proportions, utility crews struggled to restore powe...

WATCH: Vermont Copes With Flooding, Wreckage After Irene

Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

Much hype was made when Hurricane Irene approached New York City, but it is the storm's aftermath approximately 200 miles north -- in Vermont -- that ...

Governor: Vermont Hit With Worst Flooding In A Century

AP | By DAVE GRAM | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Vermont's governor says the state is enduring its worst flooding in about a century. Gov. Peter Shumlin says state officials had b...

Stories From The Storm: 'She Could've Been Killed'

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

PILESGROVE, N.J. — New Jersey State Trooper Daniel Cunning was on duty when a hurricane made landfall in New Jersey for only the third time in t...

Despite Irene Aftermath, New York Stock Exchange To Open On Time

AP | By CHIP CUTTER and CANDICE CHOI | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange is set to ring on time Monday. Operators of the historic Big Board and other major U.S. e...