A group of Maryland teenagers is helping rebuild two Vermont homes nearly destroyed last year by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.
Say goodbye to the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, which was a study in contradictions: It spared the usual Southern targets while Irene paralyzed the Eastern seaboard and devastated parts of the Northeast with deadly flooding.
No one’s complaining about another casualty from Hurricane Irene.
Hundreds of thousands of customers were in the dark for days. Now BGE customers are firing back at the energy giant for its response to Hurricane Irene.
In the dark for days. Hundreds of thousands felt forgotten after Hurricane Irene as BGE worked to get the lights back on. We’ve learned that effort cost $81 million.
More sewage has spilled into the Patapsco River, which saw 100 million gallons of raw sewage spill after Hurricane Irene.
City Park and Recreation crews are giving away all the mulch created by Hurricane Irene.
Maryland suffered nearly $16 million in damage from Hurricane Irene. The federal government will reimburse state and local governments 75 percent of reconstruction costs.
Baltimore parks officials say city residents can pick up free mulch made from trees and limbs knocked down by Hurricane Irene.
This whole miserable pattern of heavy rain and flooding doesn’t look like it’ll completely unravel until some time later this weekend or early next week.
Hurricane Irene is having a lasting impact beyond the power problems. Both Ocean City and the State Fair had an entire weekend literally washed out, costing thousands of dollars.
Repair work is underway at the earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral ahead of its reopening for the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.