New Bennington Building Includes Geothermal

Work is scheduled to begin soon on a new state office building in Bennington. The $16.5 million dollar project includes the demolition of most of the so-called ‘sick" building. The structure was abandoned after workers there developed health problems.

Midday Newscast: December 1, 2008

Here are the top stories at 12:10pm Gov. Jim Douglas is in Washington today asking Congress to help the states deal with their financial problems; St. Johnsbury is among the Vermont towns that would like to take advantage of an economic stimulus package;

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.