Winter a Worry as Home Heating Oil Spikes in Maine It isn't even summer yet, but people in Maine are already fretting about how they'll pay to heat their homes this winter. The region relies heavily on home heating oil, and prices are well above $4 a gallon. Some families barely made it through last winter's expensive heating season.
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Winter a Worry as Home Heating Oil Spikes in Maine

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Winter a Worry as Home Heating Oil Spikes in Maine

Winter a Worry as Home Heating Oil Spikes in Maine

Winter a Worry as Home Heating Oil Spikes in Maine

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It isn't even summer yet, and people in New England are already fretting about how they'll pay to heat their homes next winter. The region relies heavily on home heating oil, and prices are well above $4 a gallon. Some families barely made it through last winter's expensive heating season.

Susan Sharon reports from Maine Public Radio.