Every January the Opera
Theatre of Weston stages a full-scale opera for school groups and families. That didn’t happen in 2012 because of Tropical Storm Irene. But now the company is
back with an opera about an even bigger flood.
voters in a small Lamoille County community have given their village leaders permission
to continue pursuing a land deal that supporters say would both preserve a
floodplain and prevent future development there.
The Lamoille River flooded in the early hours of April 27, inundating
the town of Johnson. The wastewater treatment plant bore the brunt of
the damage, and town employees had to do the risky and filthy work of
keeping the wastewater plant online. The plant, and the town generally, are still working to recover from the flood.
This past June, the city of Rutland was hit by a flood that caused evacuations and closed businesses. Rutland Herald business reporter Bruce Edwards updates on how the city is faring four months later.
Record rains and storm damage have been THE story of this summer’s weather. We talk with weather watchers about the storms and rainfall we’ve experienced, and the impact of that rain on farms and crops.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
at Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, and they’ve attracted the attention of federal
and state regulators;
recent report by the Attorney General’s office says drug companies are
targeting key doctors in the state, in hopes of influencing the decisions other
Douglas is praising Vermont’s first two-day sales tax holiday and has hinted he’d
support making it an annual event…