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Getting Cozy By A New England Fire Will Cost More This Season

Chestnuts roasting by the open fire, logs crackling merrily in the hearth while the snow piles up outside… it’s basically the ideal for many seeking warmth in the chill of fall and bitter cold of winter. But New Englanders will be paying more for firewood this season, due to fracking and other big construction projects that are using large amounts of hardwood.

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How To Keep Your Pipes From Bursting This Winter

How To Keep Your Pipes From Bursting This Winter

Baby — may I call you baby? — it’s cold outside in many places across America right now. It’s not just you that needs to keep warm, either: If you don’t want your home’s pipes to shatter from the cold and leave you without water and with a hefty plumber’s bill, you’ll want to do a few things to help ward against icy water pipes. [More]