Tag Archives: tropical storm irene

Local News
September 14, 2016

Chittenden contemplates emergency siren

By Julia Purdy Jan Sotirakis’ idea for a warning siren at the Chittenden dam was inspired by Tropical Storm Irene. Sotirakis, Chittenden’s emergency management director, has developed a proposal for…

Flooding remembered, five years later
August 24, 2016

Flooding remembered, five years later

By Polly Lynn Five years ago this week, Tropical Storm Irene killed six people in Vermont, ravaged 3,500 buildings, took out more than 500 miles of roads and about 200…