Ken Baker with a clear glass message bottles, though he favors green glass to send his notes. Inside, he writes about himself, mentions the bottle project and how far past bottles have gone and includes contact information. Daniel Gross hide caption

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Rob Oberg delivers oil to a home in south central Vermont. He works for Keyser Energy in Proctor, Vt., which provides heating fuel to about 5,000 customers. Nina Keck/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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In Boston, nearly 9 feet of snow this winter has kept shoppers out of stores, putting a strain on the local economy. bettlebrox/Flickr hide caption

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The National Weather Service's latest forecast of the snow totals across New England. Most places can expect 18-24 inches of new snow. It will start falling Friday and the storm is expected to last through Saturday. hide caption

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