Last weekend’s rainstorm did more damage than officials initially assessed. On Thursday evening, twenty local roads remained closed.
By Wednesday, cities and towns in Grafton County had upped their flood damage tally from $4 million to nearly $12 million. Two state roads, 116 South in Easton and 25A in Orford, will likely remain closed through the coming weekend, although local traffic can access residences in the interim.
On Thursday, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials began a tour of storm damage in the state.