Category Archives: Home and Garden

Home and Garden
September 30, 2015

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…

Home and Garden
September 30, 2015

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…

Heating homes more efficiently
Home and Garden
September 30, 2015

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…

Exterior painting pointers
Home and Garden
September 30, 2015

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…

Kubota business gets new owners
Home and Garden
September 30, 2015

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…

Secrets to keeping an organized shed
Home and Garden
May 7, 2015

Secrets to keeping an organized shed

Submitted Hanging items vertically frees up more space in a shed or garage. Despite other intentions, homeowners often turn their garages into storage centers for random, little-used items, leaving little…