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.
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;
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.