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Vermont Irene Aftermath: News and Media

Resources describing Vermont's attempt to recover from the damaging flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene on August 28, 2011. Focuses on Marlboro, Brattleboro, and surrounding areas.


Collection of Twitter accounts from Vermont, especially the Brattleboro area, that are providing updates on the situation post-Irene. If you're a Twitter user, you can follow this list at!/RiceAronLibrary/vt-irene-aftermath

Local Towns

Links to local town websites that have been updated with information post-Irene.

Featured Site

Marlboro College Information

For information about Marlboro College's operating status and recommendations regarding travel to/from the college, the most authoritative sources are:

The Rice-Aron Library is open and has power and guest wi-fi. Local residents are welcome to visit. More information for visitors.

The latest blog post from Potash Phil gives a nice description of the post-Irene experience on the hill.

Video of Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin's visit to Marlboro College, September 3, 2011.

Roads and Travel

Citizen Media

Some of the best reporting of events as they unfolded came from citizen journalists, via websites like and indivduals using Twitter and Facebook. Photos and footage from citizen journalists ended up being featured on NBC, CNN, and other mainstream media outlets.

Traditional Media

Subject Guide

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