Program Distributes Firewood To Those In Need

Winter is still a season away. But as the temperatures begin to drop, many are beginning to think about heating their homes – or, in some cases, helping their neighbors get the fuel they need. A program in Addison County is giving people wood to heat their homes.

Volunteers Commemorate Sept. 11 Attacks

Around 150 volunteers marked the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks in true Vermont fashion Tuesday. They helped cut, stack and deliver firewood to needy families in Lamoille County.

As Demand Grows For Firewood, So Do Complaints

Record-setting snowfall and sub-zero temperatures in the Northeast have led to increased demand for firewood this heating season. There’s also been an up-tick in complaints by consumers who say they’re getting less firewood than they pay for.

About that retirement plan….

In this program: Experts have warned for years that Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement, but the unfolding financial crisis gives new urgency to that warning. Also, a 19th century Vermont painter’s images of Montpelier. And, a lesson in stacking firewood.

Midday Newscast June 16, 2008

When former Gov. Howard Dean became chairman of the Democratic National Committee in 2005, he put a controversial plan in place that allocated financial resources to every state Democratic committee in the country;