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Information: Flood Insurance Deadline

OFFICIALS URGE VERMONTERS TO GET FLOOD INSURANCE BEFORE SEPT. 30  Residents Urged To Avoid Potential Delays In Signing Up In the wake of spring flooding and additional flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene, state and federal officials are encouraging Vermonters … Continue reading

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Information: FEMA and People in Rentals

DISASTER ASSISTANCE IS FOR RENTERS TOO BURLINGTON, Vt. – Renters in 12 Vermont counties with losses due to Tropical Storm Irene are eligible for federal disaster assistance. “Irene did not discriminate between homeowners and renters,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Craig … Continue reading

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Information: Disaster Recovery Center Ludlow

FEMA and SBA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center in the Okemo Marketplace, between the Cool Moose Café and Darkside. Designed for both individuals and businesses, it is open from 8-6, seven days a week. Some of the services provided … Continue reading

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Feedback: Moretown

From Moretown, Jeb Bouchard writes: “We had 30-35 volunteers I think. THANK YOU! “Still lots more to do… “It’s hard enough seeing my friends/neighbors in the village of Moretown lose their entire first floor… but I learned from helping Scott … Continue reading

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Information: Forestry

Daniel Ruddell of Redstart Forestry writes: “Fine roots hairs die very quickly when exposed to air, and are the primary means for a tree to take up water and nutrients; they can’t be grafted back on. Your best bet may … Continue reading

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Health Department Offers Help for Mold Cleanup

Mold can be a special problem for homeowners who are cleaning up after flooding, water damage or simply extended rainy or wet conditions. Mold is a fungi that travels through the air as tiny spores, and can grow and spread … Continue reading

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Information: After Applying for FEMA Assistance

What happens after Vermonters call the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) toll-free application number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) and TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the hearing or speech impaired or goes online to apply at http://www.disasterassistance.gov or by mobile ap at m.fema.gov? Applicants are … Continue reading

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Information: Volunteering in West Hartford 9/16-9/18

Thank you to everyone who has helped out so far! The volunteer efforts have been phenomenal. At this point volunteers are not meeting at the Municipal Building in WRJ. You can come straight to West Hartford. The information/supply/snack tent by the library … Continue reading

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Important: 3Squares Vermont Deadline

IMPORTANT!  Time limit to replace benefits related to Irene is extended to Friday, September 23, 2011.  FNS has just approved an extension to allow us to continue to issue replacement benefits for households that lost food during Irene through the … Continue reading

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Update: Weekend in Plymouth, VT

Hey guys, just wanted to write you to let you know what we are planning for this weekend. As you know from previous posts, the town of Plymouth has been in rough shape for a while. They’re only beginning to … Continue reading

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