Crews clean up after storms; 80 Rutland properties damaged

State and local emergency crews are working to clean up after storms late Saturday and early Sunday swept across Vermont. Rutland was among the hardest-hit communities, with up to 80 properties seeing damage, including the Asa Bloomer State Office Building.

Storms stretch arborists thin

Central Vermont Public Service customers who lost their power after Saturday’s violent thunderstorms finally got their electricity restored at one o’clock this morning. This weekend’s wind storms were the latest in a string that has created lots of overtime for utility line workers. As VPR’s Nina Keck reports, local arborists have been stretched thin as well.