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Tax break ‘good in theory’

December 15, 2011 A new state law aims to help property owners impacted by storms earlier this year, but without financial assistance from the state, local governments may not implement it. Signed by Gov. more »»

Crews work to fix Johns Brook

December 14, 2011 KEENE VALLEY — This fall, Johns Brook became the center of a controversy as cleanup crews worked in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Iren. more »»

After Irene, college students document stories

December 6, 2011 KEENE — Students from Burlington College in Vermont recorded stories about Tropical Storm Irene over the weekend as part of an audio-documentary project. more »»

Tropical Storm Irene disaster relief deadline approaching

December 2, 2011 North Country residents impacted by Tropical Storm Irene have just two weeks to file applications for disaster relief. more »»

Schumer, FEMA: Insurance companies taking too long to process claims

December 2, 2011 Flood insurance companies are dragging their feet when processing claims from Tropical Storm Irene, and that delay is preventing homeowners from receiving disaster relief aid. That’s according to U. more »»

New water main installation for Jay, Black Brook

November 30, 2011 AUSABLE FORKS — The towns of Jay and Black Brook will shut off water service for several hours Thursday so workers can replace water mains destroyed by Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Owens: Waive passport replacement fees for flood victims

November 30, 2011 U.S. Rep. Bill Owens introduced legislation Tuesday that would grant authority to the U.S. Department of State to waive passport fees for people who lost them in a natural disaster. more »»

Students to document oral history of Irene

November 30, 2011 Students from Burlington College will be in Keene this weekend to document stories from Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Indian Lake concert raised $4,300 for flood relief

November 30, 2011 INDIAN?LAKE?— Acoustic musicians from the Adirondacks and beyond gathered to stage a benefit concert at the Indian Lake Theater on Nov. 13. The concert raised $4,300 from ticket sales and donations. more »»

Essex County gets revolving loan fund for flood relief

November 28, 2011 ELIZABETHTOWN — Empire State Development announced last week that it has approved the Essex County Industrial Development Agency to redirect $250,000 of unused Champlain Bridge closure assistance... more »»

After Irene, new Keene firehouse intended to be ‘last structure standing’

November 26, 2011 KEENE — Officials here have made significant progress toward finding a new home for the Keene Volunteer Fire Department. The fire station, located just off state Route 73, was destroyed Aug. more »»

Essex Co. joins post-Irene crisis counseling initiative

November 26, 2011 A new outreach program in Essex and Clinton counties will provide counseling for individuals and families affected by Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Forks must fix water line before winter

November 23, 2011 AuSABLE FORKS — North Country Congressman Bill Owens says he’s amazed at the resiliency of flood victims who saw their property devastated by Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

More emergency relief on the way in New York

November 19, 2011 Congress has passed legislation that includes disaster aid to fund recovery efforts from Tropical Storm Irene, but some area farmers are still waiting for help. Both the U.. more »»

Property in flood zones could be bought out

November 15, 2011 ELIZABETHTOWN — More than 50 property owners in Essex County could pursue a federal buyout after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene caused severe damage Aug. 28. more »»

County road, bridge aid hasn’t been split up yet

November 8, 2011 New York will get another $2 million from the Federal Highway Administration to make critical repairs to transportation infrastructure damaged by tropical storms Irene and Lee, but the highway... more »»

Flooded towns to get $2M in highway aid

November 8, 2011 ALBANY (AP) — U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say flood-damaged upstate New York towns will get $2 million in emergency funding to fix roads and highways. more »»

Local towns get loans for Irene damage

November 4, 2011 ALBANY — The towns of Keene, Jay and Black Brook will receive interest-free loans for repairs to sewer and water systems damaged by Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Supervisor contest in Irene-battered Keene

November 4, 2011 KEENE — As the town of Keene continues to recover from Tropical Storm Irene, Supervisor Bill Ferebee is looking to fend off challenger Paul Vincent in the election Tuesday. more »»

Five vie for two Keene board seats

November 4, 2011 For the Enterprise KEENE — Voters will decide on Nov. 8 which of five candidates will fill two available seats on the Keene Town Council. more »»

 
 

 

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