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Waitsfield firefighters and rescuers wade through a street flooded by rain from Tropical Storm Irene after assisting residents in a building in Waitsfield, Vt., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Sandy Macys)

Hurricane Irene: One year later

To mark the first

anniversary of Irene,

bells were rung in churches and town halls across Vermont on Aug. 28, 2012, a year to the day after

the storm changed Vermont forever.