NH Legislators To Vote On Emergency Phone Messages

With the memory of New Hampshire’s December 2008 ice storm still fresh, legislators will consider a bill that would allow the state to send residents automated phone messages about similar emergencies.

NH Senate eases tree trimming rules

Three months after a devastating ice storm, the state Senate has voted to make it easier for utilities to cut trees on private property to protect their power lines.

VPR Evening News January 14th, 2009

New congress considers health care for children; Vt. Foodbank meets increased demand; Forensics lab says it can’t handle expected workload under proposed new law; Two counties declared disaster areas from December ice storm; Cold snap hits northeast; and commentator Mike Martin on Presidential places.

VPR Evening News January 2nd 2009

State will ask for Federal Disaster Relief for Dec. 11 ice storm; Job losses strain unemployment fund; State Police update on Northeast Kingdom shootings; St. Johnsbury gunfire unrelated to N.E. Kingdom incidents; and commentator Brian Porto on college football star Myron Rolle.