Ripton To Review Emergency Response Post-Irene

Town officials in Richmond will consider the most likely emergencies and disasters that could strike Ripton, and whether the town can identify those areas of the community most vulnerable to those events. 

With Extension, Ripton Keeps Irene Damage Tally

Cities and towns are still adding up flood damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene as they prepare to apply for federal disaster relief money. In Ripton, the select board says the total cost to town roads will exceed $100,000.

Forest Service releases plan for White River Valley

The U.S. Forest Service has improvement plans for some of its land in five towns in the White River Valley. The goal is to improve wildlife habitat, and networks of hiking trails and roads in the area of the Green Mountain National Forest known as the Upper White River Area.

President declares Vt. flood disaster

President Bush has declared Addison and Franklin counties disaster areas, making them eligible for federal assistance in repairing damage from last month’s flooding.