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September 2011

September 28, 2011

Wilmington, One Month After Irene [241]

9/23/11: The southern Vermont town of Wilmington is beginning its slow road to recovery, one month after Tropical Storm Irene caused one billion dollars of damage to Vermont's roadways, bridges, homes and businesses. In Wilmington's picturesque downtown, about 40 businesses were affected by flooding, including the town's infrastructure which has relocated.

Despite the boarded up windows and piles of debris, hopeful signs around town proclaim, "Wilmington, where amazing happens."

 

September 27, 2011

Wilmington, One Month After Irene [PHOTOS]

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9/23/11: The southern Vermont town of Wilmington is beginning its slow road to recovery, one month after Tropical Storm Irene caused one billion dollars of damage to Vermont's roadways, bridges, homes and businesses. In Wilmington's picturesque downtown, about 40 businesses were affected by flooding, including the town's infrastructure which has relocated.

Despite the boarded up windows and piles of debris, hopeful signs around town proclaim, "Wilmington, where amazing happens."

See photos here.

September 21, 2011

The Lois McClure Visits Vergennes [240]

8/27/11: One day before Tropical Storm Irene touched down in VT, the Lois McClure docked at Vergennes Falls Park to celebrate the 30th Annual Vergennes Day.

Exploring this historic boat takes visitors back in time to a day when wooden canal schooners like the Lois McClure traversed the Vermont waterways.

You can meet up with the The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's Lois McClure on her 2011 Farm, Forest & Fishery Tour through mid-October.

 

September 14, 2011

Seven Days Presents Strut!

9/10/11: Strut, presented by Seven Days and SEABA (South End Art and Business Association), rocks Burlington's South End one Saturday night each year. This South End Art Hop signature event flaunts the work of 20+ area fashion designers and raises money for SEABA.

Stills from the video here.

 

September 09, 2011

Waitsfield & Warren, 5 Days After Irene [239]

9/2/11 - Eva tours Waitsfield and Warren with local resident, Tracy Martin. Although it is only 5 days after the flooding, much progress has already been made and American Flatbread is open for dinner.

Stops are also made at The Green Cup and The Pitcher Inn.

September 05, 2011

Waterbury, 4 Days After Irene [238]

9/1/11: 4 days after Tropical Storm Irene hit Vermont and the town of Waterbury is in the process of cleaning and rebuilding. Despite suffering massive property losses, the people I spoke to seemed upbeat and positive. Community spirit is high as neighbors and volunteers join together to dig in and clean up.

Featured in this video are Jeff Lang of The Alchemist Pub & Brewery and Jeremy Ayers who sells his pottery at the Burlington Artists Market.

 

September 02, 2011

Waterbury 4 Days After Irene [PHOTOS]

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Only 4 days after Tropical Storm Irene hit Vermont and already the residents of Waterbury have begun to clean and rebuild.  Some photos posted here, video to follow.

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