Vt. Gets FEMA Boost For Bridge Repair

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving Vermont a big boost by helping defray the repair costs of a White River Junction railroad bridge nearly destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.

FEMA, State To Buy Out 76 Flood-Prone Properties

The federal government and the state of Vermont are moving to purchase homes that were heavily damaged by Tropical Storm Irene. 76 properties have been identified in the first round and state officials are planning on several more buyout programs in the future.