OCTOBER 21 - MONTPELIER – The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) on Wednesday, October 26 will close a section of Route 73 in Rochester so that a one-lane temporary bridge installed shortly after Tropical Storm Irene can be removed and be replaced with a two-lane culvert.
OCTOBER 20 - BURLINGTON – In the wake of Tropical Storm Irene, many Vermonters are rushing to make significant repairs to their home and businesses before winter sets in.
OCTOBER 20 - MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin said today that the Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury, which was closed following Tropical Storm Irene, will not re-open, and outlined his plan to ensure Vermont’s mental health community has access to quality services across the state.
OCTOBER 19 - MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin today reminded Vermonters of the upcoming Clean Up Day events on Saturday, and applauded the effort already underway to make this first annual event – a massive statewide push to help Vermonters slammed by Tropical Storm Irene get their homes and lives in order for winter – a success. In addition, the Governor stressed that heavy equipment, dumpsters, dump trucks and chainsaws are still needed for projects.
OCTOBER 19 - BURLINGTON - Even if they have insurance, Vermonters may be eligible for grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for losses caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
OCTOBER 18 - MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved an extension to the deadline for individuals and municipalities to apply for federal disaster assistance.
OCTOBER 18 - MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced the appointment of Beth Robinson to serve on the Vermont Supreme Court.
Release Date: October 18, 2011
Contact: Aly Richards (802 828-6403)
There will be a meeting of the Governor’s Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence Task Force from 10:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on October 19, 2011 in the 4th floor conference room of the Pavilion Building.
Oct. 17, 2011 -- MONTPELIER – Joined by legislative leaders and the Vermont League of Cities and Towns, Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced a plan of action to enable towns to abate education taxes for property owners hard-hit by Tropical Storm Irene and spring flooding.
MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin and Porter Airlines CEO Robert Deluce today announced a public-private effort to bring seasonal airline service from Toronto into Burlington International Airport beginning in mid-December.