Tag Archives: FEMA

State News
January 10, 2018

FEMA: Funds for windstorm recovery headed to Vermont

Governor Phil Scott today announced that President Donald Trump has signed a Public Assistance declaration for Addison, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Washington, and Windham counties. Those…

Local News
October 25, 2017

Emergency siren test scheduled for Chittenden

CHITTENDEN—The Town of Chittenden’s Emergency Management Team in conjunction with Green Mountain Power announce the initial testing of the warning siren located at the hydro station, Powerhouse Road, Chittenden. Testing…

State News
August 23, 2017

Vt. to receive FEMA funds for June/July flooding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that federal disaster assistance will be made available to Vermont to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe thunderstorms…

FEMA assesses flood damage in Brandon
Local News
July 19, 2017

FEMA assesses flood damage in Brandon

By Evan Johnson Federal Emergency Management Agency staffers were in Vermont last week, appraising damage  to roads, bridges and other infrastructure from early July rain storms. On Thursday, July 13,…

News Briefs
August 24, 2016

Killington Select Board focuses on finances

KILLINGTON— On Tuesday, Aug. 16, at their regular Killington Select Board meeting, the board discussed the towns financial status with regards to FEMA reimbursements, outstanding debts, loan repayment plan and…

News Briefs
October 30, 2015

RRPC begins work on at-risk infrastructure map

RUTLAND—The Rutland Regional Planning Commission (RRPC) is developing a regional map of the public infrastructure most at risk for flood and erosion. Public infrastructure of interest includes: transfer stations, former…

Letter
July 9, 2015

FEMA funding, questions remain

Dear Editor, The letter to the editor in last week’s edition penned by Town Manager Seth Webb on the town’s behalf, seemed more of a press release than the answers…