NH News
5:29 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Lebanon Businesses Damaged In Tropical Storm Irene Reopening

Some New Hampshire residents are still dealing with power outages from the aftermath of the October snowstorm.

But in the Upper Valley, many businesses are still recovering from the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.

It’s been more than two months since Irene flooded the heart of the shopping district in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Three shopping plazas in Lebanon were hit hard during Tropical Storm Irene.

Carmella Hennessy, the zoning administrator for the City of Lebanon, says some retail outlets saw more than five feet of flooding from the nearby Connecticut River.

But she says many of those businesses are opening their doors once again.

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That was Carmella Hennessy, Zoning Administrator for the City of Lebanon.

The Day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is considered the busiest shopping day of the year for retailers