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10 Years After Tropical Storm Irene

The old post office in Londonderry, in the process of being raised 4 feet above the flood level. Owners Judy and Tom Platt hope the project will protect the structure against future flooding.
Angela Evancie
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VPR News
The old post office in Londonderry, in the process of being raised 4 feet above the flood level. Owners Judy and Tom Platt hope the project will protect the structure against future flooding.

It's been 10 years since Tropical Storm Irene hit Vermont. And the damage it did was catastrophic. This hour, we hear stories of resilience from Brave Little State. What do you remember about Tropical Storm Irene and its aftermath?

Broadcast live on Saturday, August 28 at noon.

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Mikaela Lefrak joined VPR in summer 2021 as co-host and senior producer of 'Vermont Edition'. Prior to that, she was a reporter at host at WAMU, hosting 'What's With Washington' and '51st'.
Lydia is managing producer for Vermont Edition. She joined the station in 2019 after working for 6 years at Connecticut Public Radio as a producer for Where We Live.