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Wilmington celebrates blueberries, storm recovery

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WILMINGTON, Vt. -

People in Wilmington were feeling a little blue this weekend.

The Blueberry Festival is a six-year tradition in the area's downtown an area that suffered extreme damage in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.

They say a local farmer with a passion for growing blueberries founded the event that has turned in to a 10-day summer staple. 

It's a way to bring people to the area and check out its restaurants and shops. Forty businesses have opened in the area since Irene and Dot's Restaurant, a landmark for storm damage, is set to reopen in the next few months.

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