This time last summer, Tolland residents were enjoying the last few days of vacation and gearing up for the first day of school when Tropical Storm Irene swept through town.
The storm knocked out power in , brought down enough wires and and delayed the .
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There was certainly a lot of frustration over a lack of line crews to restore power, among many inconveniences. But the town also pulled together, as residents volunteered their time at the EOC to help out where they could.
Tolland Patch will continue to cover Irene's anniversary on Tuesday with thoughts from Emergency Management Director, Public Safety Director and Fire Chief John Littell. But today we're asking, how do you feel about Tropical Storm Irene one year later? Let us know in the comments.