Flooding threat from ice jam wanes

The threat of downtown flooding in Montpelier is past, at least for now. Cooling temperatures and falling Winooski River water levels have all but eliminated the threat.

Montpelier officials watch ice jam

City officials in Montpelier are keeping an eye on the Winooski River, where an ice jam west of downtown is raising water levels and fears of flooding.

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.