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Vermont 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...

Vermont Governor Praises State's Response To Irene

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has become a national leader in how to respond to natural disasters, Gov. Peter Shumlin says, and there's little he'd...

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....

PHOTOS: Vermont Ski Town Still Rebuilding Post-Irene

AP | By LISA RATHKE | Posted 11.18.2011 | Travel

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Visitors to Vermont's ski country may be surprised to find some restaurants and stores boarded up in the valley town near Mount Sno...

E Pluribus Unum or Social Darwinism?

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

In Washington, the translation of E Pluribus Unum has been lost. The belief that we are one nation -- united in purpose -- caring about and for one another is no longer the practice.

Flood Insurance Money 'Not A Magic Bullet' After Irene

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

WATERBURY, Vt. -- The floodwaters of Tropical Storm Irene that ripped up roads and washed into living rooms across Vermont took a dramatic toll on qua...

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...

Vermont Braces For More Flooding: 'I Don't Have Any More To Lose'

AP | By JOHN CURRAN | Posted 11.04.2011 | Green

ROYALTON, Vt. -- When the rain-swollen White River rose up and overflowed, it laid waste to the 125-year-old Perley dairy farm. Cows were carried awa...

In Cut-Off Vermont Town, Caskets Unearthed By Floods

AP | JOHN CURRAN | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green

ROCHESTER, Vt. — Coffins lie exposed at the village cemetery, having popped out of the ground. Homes are reduced to what look like piles of gian...

East Coast Faces Flood Dangers

AP | MICHAEL HILL and SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green

KILLINGTON, Vt. — Swollen rivers began falling Wednesday in much of the Northeast, allowing relief crews to reach the last of the tiny Vermont t...

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...

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...