Home and Garden

Grant provides free upgrades

Last month, the Southwest Vermont Council on Aging announced receipt of a grant from Efficiency Vermont to help seniors over the age of 60 (and eligible younger disabled folks) save energy and money in their homes through home energy visits. […]

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Home and Garden

Creative ways to recycle leaves

Leaves cascading down from trees indicate the arrival of autumn. However, colorful and awe-inspiring autumn leaves can be a hazard if left to lie on the ground too long. Fallen leaves form a dense insulator to protect trees’ roots and […]

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Home and Garden

Heating homes more efficiently

Submitted It is time to switch to a programmable thermostat to heat a home more efficiently. With colder weather right around the corner, many homeowners are once again giving thought to their home heating needs and if it is possible […]

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Home and Garden

Exterior painting pointers

Submitted Experts say autumn is fine time to paint your home’s exterior,  but  do your homework! A fresh coat of paint on a home’s exterior can give a property a vibrant new look. Whether you decide to go with a […]

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Kubota business gets new owners

Courtesy of Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce The ribbon cutting at Townline Equipment in Pittsford included: Tom Donahue, EVP/CEO, RRCC; Rep. Butch Shaw, Vt. House of Representatives; Bob Giddings; Jacob Holzwath, Townline Equipment; Hank Pelkey, Pittsford Select Board chair; John […]

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