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Matthews: Maine's heating oil crisis about to get worse

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Most people, when they think of Maine, think of moose or winters so cold they evoke life on Hoth. It should come as no surprise that home-heating fuel is one of the state's most vital commodities, and the current energy crisis is hitting Mainers particularly hard.
I went to college in Maine and have lived there for a little less than five years. Mainers are tough. When you ask about winter, they usually just shrug. This year is different. This year, they worry too.
They're worried about being able to afford to heat their homes. Retirees and elderly folks especially are concerned, as fixed...
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