Can government ease winter heating costs?

The program that helps low-income Vermonters pay for heat is at least $19 million short this year, and middle income Vermonters are also struggling to plan for winter. We’ll look at whether federal and state government can ease the concern about heating costs.

Experts say more should be done to prevent falls

This year, one out of every three older Americans will fall. Their injuries will account for almost half of new nursing home admissions and many will die from complications. VPR’s Nina Keck examines why so many people are falling, what the financial and emotional costs are – and what we can do to stay on our feet longer.

New York man to lead Bellows Falls Police

A veteran police chief from Cornwall, N.Y., will become the new leader of the village police department. The village trustees offered the job to Russell “Rusty” O’Dell.