State Payments en Vermont to Expedite Payments to Towns <p>The state of Vermont is notifying towns still struggling financially from Tropical Storm Irene repairs that it will give out payments early while those towns await federal reimbursement for repairs.<br><br>The accelerated payments are for town highways and payment-in-lieu-of taxes, which are normally given out in October; current use payments, which are typically sent out in November; and state aid to education payments, which are normally dispersed in December.<br> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48554 at