| Mar 30, 2013
When the home heating-oil pump doesn't stop pumping, someone has to pay.
But who? Andrew Campbell of Cromwell asked Northeast Energy in early March to pump 100 gallons, and no more, that would be paid for with a Joe-4-Oil voucher, a Citizens Energy...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Matthew Scott Martin, 29, Listie Road, Friedens, was arrested and arraigned early Wednesday morning before Somerset District Judge Ken Johnson for allegedly driving drunk and threatening to kill his wife and others.
Police said that shortly after...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:57 PM
— State gasoline taxes would drop by about a penny a gallon under a one-year cap on the gross receipts tax, as proposed Monday by Democratic legislative leaders.
The penny savings is at today's wholesale prices, and the savings could rise to 7.5...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The high cost of energy has been a major drag on Connecticut's businesses and residents for years. Despite efforts to bring them down, energy costs are still on the short list of reasons for the state's tepid economic growth.
So, for starters, let's...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:32 PM
With gas prices on the rise — up to $5 a gallon in certain places in California — Somerset residents are concerned about the price of gas in town. According to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the state average for regular gas is $3.90,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:02 PM
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. – NIPSCO has some good news as we head into the cold weather season.
Assuming we have normal winter temperatures, NIPSCO expects our home heating bills to be among the lowest in a decade and slightly below last year’s...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:19 AM
PETOSKEY -- Mother Nature might not be as friendly toward Midwestern consumers' heating budgets for the 2012-13 winter as she was a year earlier, some observers of weather and heating cost trends predict.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:40 PM
The second day of the 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives convention was highlighted by a speech from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who addressed delegates in Anchorage for her 10th time as a senator Friday.
Murkowski took the stage at the Dena’ina Center...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Do you want to hear something really scary?
The average person is expected to spend nearly $80 this year on Halloween costumes, decorations and candy, according to the National Retail Federation. That's up from about $72 last year.
That sure sounds like...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Q: Regarding your search for 'pure' gasoline without ethanol, I've seen ads indicating that it's offered at the Amerigreen station on Main Street in Kutztown. According to the 'Gas Buddy' app on my smartphone, their regular is $3.999 per gallon [on...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Spring is a time of year that often means warm days and colder nights for Northern Michigan — and that type of weather pattern can necessitate some care by people who heat their homes with wood.
In recent weeks, firefighters in the region have...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:25 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders worked out a budget agreement Wednesday that would allow for a small cut in individual income taxes, twice as much money for film credits, a slight increase in education...