News Releases for Vermont Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4022)

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Friday, May 25, 2012 - 00:00
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- With the 2012 hurricane season officially starting on June 1 and the effects of Tropical Storm Irene still visible in many areas of Vermont, federal, state, and local officials...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. -- Governor Peter Shumlin and Vermont lawmakers have weighed in, and now state and federal officials want to hear the public’s thoughts on plans to rebuild the flood-damaged state...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. -- The State of Vermont, municipalities, and some non-profit groups will be getting more federal money to reimburse them for costs incurred during Tropical Storm Irene and the...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 00:00
BARRE, Vt. – With limited housing options for some Vermonters displaced by Tropical Storm Irene, local, state and federal officials have unveiled a project that will provide housing through a private...
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – The past year has proved that severe weather can strike at any time or place. Tornadoes in the South and in Joplin, Missouri and the swath of destruction left by Tropical Storm...
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – At the end of August, 2011, Tropical Storm Irene halted rail traffic across a three-span railroad bridge in White River Junction when raging floodwaters damaged the piers that...
Friday, April 6, 2012 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – With the April 17 deadline for filing individual income tax returns rapidly approaching, Vermonters who were affected by last year’s spring floods or Tropical Storm Irene may...
Monday, March 26, 2012 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – When it comes to hurricanes, many people think Vermont is not in danger. But last August, as Hurricane Irene downgraded to tropical storm status, Vermont suffered a major blow...
Friday, March 16, 2012 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – Your home or business was badly damaged during the spring 2011 floods or Tropical Storm Irene and you are ready to repair or rebuild. But when you apply for a building permit,...
Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – As the one-year anniversary of the spring 2011 floods approaches, federal authorities have provided more than $100 million in financial assistance to Vermonters coping with...
Friday, December 30, 2011 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – With 2011 – the Year of Irene – almost over, state and federal officials are urging Vermonters to take a moment to think about preparing for the next disaster. “Vermonters...
Friday, December 30, 2011 - 00:00
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – Federal authorities have provided more than $72 million in financial assistance to Vermonters who were impacted by this spring’s floods and Tropical Storm Irene in August....
Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt.  – As towns rebuild infrastructure battered by Tropical Storm Irene, state and federal officials are reminding them that funding is available to make repairs that are better able to...
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. – 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...
Monday, November 28, 2011 - 00:00
BRATTLEBORO, Vt.  – When Tropical Storm Irene came barreling up the East Coast in August, the managing director of the New England Youth Theater in Brattleboro, Michelle Meima, was in Washington, DC...
Friday, November 18, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Federal officials said 7,215 Vermonters who experienced damage or losses as the result of Tropical Storm Irene registered for assistance before Tuesday’s deadline. The total amount...
Monday, November 14, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt.  – Tuesday is the last day for Vermonters who experienced damage or losses as the result of Tropical Storm Irene to register for federal disaster assistance. Those affected have until...
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Since President Obama declared a major disaster in Vermont on September 1 due to damage from Tropical Storm Irene, more than 6,894 Vermont individuals and families have registered...
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt.  – It’s not an over-the-top advertisement for a clearance sale at the local car dealer or furniture store: This offer really is good for only one more week. Vermonters who experienced...
Friday, November 4, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt.— With fewer than one in five eligible Vermonters returning their U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan applications, FEMA and SBA have teamed with Vermont NeighborWorks®...

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