Comments for: 38 dead, Vt. battles severe floods in Irene’s aftermath

Posted Aug. 29, 2011, at 1:01 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 29, 2011, at 8:36 p.m.

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The full measure of Hurricane Irene’s fury came into focus Monday as the death toll jumped to 38, New England towns battled epic floods and millions faced the dispiriting prospect of several days without electricity. From North Carolina to Maine, communities cleaned up and took stock of …

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