Home Heating Oil
A tanker truck carrying fuel rolled over on Route 6 in Barnstable Friday afternoon and crashed into the woods.
The state is asking a New Hampshire home heating oil company to reimburse it nearly $21,000 for running an emergency hotline for customers who experienced delivery problems.
The recent cold temperatures are putting a strain on heating budgets, especially for those who rely on federal fuel assistance.
Crooks are draining home heating oil tanks in New Hampshire, costing homeowners hundreds of dollars.
You’ve probably already ordered that first tank of oil for the winter and learned the hard way how much more expensive it will be to stay warm this season.
John Kerry is urging President Obama to push for $5.1 billion in federal home heating aid to help Massachusetts families who rely on the federal help to survive long New England winters.
With Congress expected to gut a federal home heating aid program and fall just beginning, New England states are preparing to reduce benefits or the number of households receiving help.
Many Bay State residents use heating oil and this year, it won’t be cheap. Prices will likely remain in the $4 per gallon range.
Some people are already receiving offers to lock in their heating oil price for the winter, and prices are a lot higher than last year.
Oil industry analyst John Kilduff tells WBZ News Radio he thinks gas prices will go as high as $4 a gallon as we head into the colder months.