Killington Resort continues to repair and clean up base lodges, roads, lodging properties, snowmaking pump houses and water damage brought by tropical storm Irene. Phone, water and power have been restored at the Resort.
The VT Irene Flood Relief Fund is raising money to help people and communities affected by flooding. 100% of all donations will be distributed to businesses and families. The fund is being administered by Todd K.
This video is a thank you card on behalf of Vermont to all those who have helped with Irene recovery. Our hope is that everyone who contributed in some way sees this message and knows how grateful we are.
Vermont Public RadioTourism Revenues Up, Despite IreneVermont Public Radio(Host) Preliminary statistics show that Vermont's tourism industry weathered the fall foliage season well, despite the damage from Tropical Storm Irene.
The day after Irene came through the Winooski river once more flooded the fields, coming up so fast Arethusa Farm could not harvest any more then a field of salad greens, fast enough that the farmers and volunteers walked out of the fields with the water often up to their knees.
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Vermont country store proprietor Marilyn Distelberg is worried. Not about getting local cheddar cheese or maple syrup: She has plenty. It’s the news coverage of Hurricane Irene that may be telling leaf peepers to stay home.
Whalen said he and the two other full-time staff were able to capture as many as 10,000 fish and contain them in one of the ponds that had a section of open water, but many of the fish were left to die as the water receded and small pools the fish...
As you have seen on the news there is widespread damage from hurricane Irene throughout Vermont, but this damage is also surprisingly localized and conditions vary with heavy damage separated from untouched property by only a few feet. The vast majority of the state is accessible, and most lodging and dining properties are fully operational and ready to welcome you.