What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1217852955Better stock up on sweaters: The dismal news about the cost of home heating oil continues as Labor Day Weekend creeps closer. [Globe]

And those of you with fireplaces shouldn’t get too smug: Some New England states are having trouble meeting the demand for firewood. [Globe]

Perfect: Clark Rockefeller was keeping his daughter captive on Ploy Street in Baltimore. [Herald]

A Zambian bike mechanic and a Guinean Red Cross worker walk into an MIT classroom: And they try to save the world by developing low-cost products for third-world countries. [Herald]