Top Stories for Tuesday April 1, 2008
Easy Pill To Take - More Vermonters Looking At Pellet Stoves To Cure High Heating Bill Woes
By Ed Barna
Here's a scenario, from one of the area's dealers in heating products.
It's been a cold March, in this fictional world, and a family's heating oil is running low. When they call their supplier, they're told the smallest delivery is 100 gallons, and they don't have $300-some dollars, and anyway they'd rather wait and do a really big summer pre-buy.
But what they do have is a pellet stove, which takes about a 40-pound bag of pellets to run for a day if it's doing all the heating. Take the truck to town, get a dozen bags for less than $100, and they'll make it through until (this is fiction, remember) spring.
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Donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes
National Bank of Middlebury is pleased to support the efforts of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes. Offering our youth a safe place to study, eat, play or just hang out with friends is important to their well being.
Laurie Barrett, branch manager, and Christopher Lapierre, commercial lender of National Bank of Middlebury's Vergennes Office on Green Street, presented a check for $1,500 to Michael Reiderer, director of the Boys & Girls Club. This donation will help them continue to offer area teens a safe haven in Vergennes. [ more ]
This Week In Pictures
Select photos from this week's edition of The Valley Voice.
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