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Newton North High School Evacuated

Newton North High School and the neighborhood nearby was evacuated Monday morning because of a reported odor of natural gas.

10/24/2011

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Curious About The Cost Of Converting From Oil To Natural Gas

John from Belmont asks, “Is it cheaper to heat with oil or natural gas or anything else?”

10/10/2011

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Heating Oil Likely To Hover Around $4 Per Gallon This Winter

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.

09/19/2011

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Despite Opposition, State Signs Off On New Power Plant In Brockton

Massachusetts environmental officials have approved construction of a natural gas-fired power plant in Brockton that’s facing stiff local opposition.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/23/2011

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Exxon Mobil Reports $11 Billion Profit, Denies Controlling Oil Prices

Exxon Mobil announced it earned nearly $11 billion in the first quarter, a performance likely to land it in the center of the national debate over high gasoline prices.

04/28/2011

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Less Alaskan Oil Than Originally Thought

Federal scientists say the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska contains less than one-tenth of the amount of oil they previously estimated.

10/26/2010

Unitil Asks For Rate Cut

  FITCHBURG (CBS) – Unitil Corporation has asked the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities for lower customer rates for the 2010-11 winter months. Unitil, which provides natural gas and electricity to people throughout New England, wants to lower […]

10/21/2010

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Those Trying To Keep Cool Brace For Energy Bills

As we prepare for a blast of hot weather, analysts say we should also prepare to pay high electric bills. For the same reason it’s costing us more to…

WBZ-TV–10/01/2010

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WBZ Viewers Curious About Cost Of Heating Homes

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts is now $3.99 a gallon. It could hit $4 this weekend. The grim milestone has a lot of…

WBZ-TV–10/01/2010

Tests begin on propane supplies

An independent examiner has begun testing supplies of propane in Massachusetts to make sure they contain a chemical that gives a distinctive smell to the normally odorless gas, enabling homeowners to detect possible leaks.

09/16/2010

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