Rutland, VT, Sep 01, 2011 — Aid reached one of the last isolated towns in Vermont yesterday morning. A Vermont National Guard vehicle with water was the first in to the village of Wardsboro. The small town in the southern Green Mountains had been isolated since flooding struck on Sunday.
The Guard has been using trucks and choppers where necessary to get supplies to stranded residents. Aid reached 13 other towns Tuesday night.
A convoy of about 30 trucks finally made it through to Killington Mt. yesterday morning.
Rob Mitchell, state editor for the Rutland Herald, says the supply effort really ramped up yesterday, just as isolated towns were beginning to run out of essential supplies and medicines. He spoke with Nora Flaherty on All Before 5 yesterday: