THE FIRST WEEK: Our coverage of Irene and the floods

Presented here is the Reformer's award-winning coverage of Tropical Storm Irene and the subsequent flooding, from the storm striking the region through the first week following the floods:

Windham County: Irene on track to slam into Vermont; (Aug. 26, 2011)

Statewide: Vermont braces for Irene; (Aug. 27, 2011)

Windham County: Irene arrives in Windham County ; (Aug. 28, 2011)

Statewide: Vermont battles epic flooding throughout state; (Aug. 29, 2011)

Windham County: Irene Hits Hard; (Aug. 29, 2011)

Windham County: As Irene strikes, shelters open across county; (Aug. 29, 2011)

Windham County: Irene pours water onto sports fields; (Aug. 29, 2011)

Statewide: After Irene, Vermont reels from flooding; (Aug. 30, 2011)

Wilmington: 'A complete state of shock'; (Aug. 30, 2011)

Wilmington: Wilmington assesses downtown destruction; (Aug. 30, 2011)

Brattleboro: Brattleboro begins the cleanup; (Aug. 30, 2011)

Saxtons River, Rockingham: Northern Windham County a 'mess' after Irene; (Aug. 30, 2011)

Windham County: Flooding damage around the county ...; (Aug. 30, 2011)

Statewide: State, town officials pledge to rebuild; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Halifax: Many stranded in Halifax; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Jamaica: Gratitude for townwide preparedness, response; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Marlboro: Though many are cutoff, Marlboro residents are OK; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Statewide: Officials urge continued caution; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Windham County: Across region, stories of storm still emerging; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Wilmington: Residents, business owners start digging out, cleaning up; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Dover: 'How do we get out? ... How do we get in?'; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Newfane: Helicopters rush food and water to cut-off Vermont towns; (Aug. 31, 2011)

Statewide: Vt. flood of volunteerism, generosity follow Irene; (Sept. 1, 2011)

Windham County: County farmers reeling from Irene; (Sept. 1, 2011)

Windham County: Residents advised to keep out of rivers; (Sept. 1, 2011)

Jamaica, Winhall, Londonderry: Irene slams Vermont's mountain towns; (Sept. 1, 2011)

Halifax: Town reaches out to isolated residents; (Sept. 1, 2011)

Brattleboro: Mud, sweat and tears; (Sept. 1, 2011)

New Hampshire: Irene skirts neighboring N.H. towns; (Sept. 2, 2011)

Statewide: It's official: Irene was a disaster; (Sept. 2, 2011)

Brattleboro: The forgotten in West Brattleboro; (Sept. 2, 2011)

Brattleboro: Vendors, volunteers clean farmers' market; (Sept. 2, 2011)

Wilmington: Food finally trickling in to restock shelves; (Sept. 2, 2011)

Marlboro: Marlboro residents discuss predicament; (Sept. 2, 2011)

Windham County: Irene places increased demand on food pantries; (Sept. 2, 2011)

Statewide: State officials say recovery progress is continuing; (Sept. 3, 2011)

Putney: Tourism dollars needed now more than ever; (Sept. 3, 2011)

Marlboro: Down in an Augur hole; (Sept. 3, 2011)

Marlboro: Shumlin offers words of hope in Marlboro; (Sept. 3, 2011)

Brattleboro: Artists reflect on the Whetstone; (Sept. 3, 2011)

Windham County: Numbers of people displaced by Irene tax already strained resources; (Sept. 3, 2011)

Brattleboro: Stay off Ames Hill, Hamilton Roads; (Sept. 3, 2011)

Halifax: Halifax roads are marked; (Sept. 3, 2011)

Athens: Many in Athens still without power; (Sept. 3, 2011)


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