By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard
Exeterâs emergency preparedness Stefan Coutoulakis is crediting the lessons of Tropical Storm Irene with his communityâs willingness to thoroughly prepare for Hurricane Sandy.
âThere was heightened awareness,â he says. âIrene brought it to light. Nobody knew how to prepare or what to be aware of.â For this storm, as Coutoulakis constantly updated residents of Sandyâs approach and directed them to the availability of local services, residents seemed to follow his recommendations.
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