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Phil Camp, publisher and owner of The Vermont Standard of Woodstock, stands booted in mud, talking with a neighbor near a wall of the newspaper’s building ripped loose and leaning from the force of a flood caused by Tropical Storm Irene in August. For more photos of the Vermont Standard’s battle with Irene and back, please click here.
aftermath of Irene’s floods
In late August, Phil Camp and the staff at The Vermont Standard of Woodstock were scrambling to maintain the weekly newspaper’s record of never missing an edition in its 159-year history. Its building was severely damaged by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene on Sunday, Aug. 28, three days before its next edition was scheduled to go to print.
“We were totally wiped out. We had nothing to go on but our desire to never miss an edition,” Camp, owner and publisher of the Vermont Standard, said.
Unable to work in the building because of damage from the flood, the staff set up a temporary office in another building, and successfully published that week’s newspaper.
In the eight months
since Irene, the Vermont Standard has recovered from the flooding. The
newspaper has permanently relocated and has had increases in its advertising
and newspaper sales. The newspaper is running ahead of last year in
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