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Vermont to receive $1.1M in flood grants

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont communities and businesses are receiving $1.1 million in flood recovery grants.

The awards will assist the village and town of Waterbury repair a damaged sewage pump station and plan for the development of a multi-use recreation trail connecting the downtown to Little River State Park.

Also, the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation and Springfield Regional Development Corporation have partnered to use $1 million for grants and loans targeted to businesses still struggling to pay for damages or losses in southern Windsor and Windham counties.

The awards announced Thursday by Gov. Peter Shumlin represent the second round of funding made available from $21.7 million in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds. They were allocated to the state from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development following Tropical Storm Irene.


Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC)
76 Cotton Mill Hill
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Tel 802-257-7731 
Springfield Regional Development Corp
14 Clinton Street Suite 7 
Springfield,VT 05156 
Phone 802-885-3061 
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