Archive for April, 2011

Real Colonial, modern appeal – Boston Herald

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

a black Kenmore dishwasher and a Kitchen Aid four-burner gas stove. The adjacent 19-by-15-foot family/living room was added in 2005, extending out from an existing space with all new cherry floors. This room has vaulted ceilings with wood beams in the …


Firefighters battle blaze at Warrensburg home – Post-Star

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Before the fire started, only a microwave, lights and a TV were in use, tenant Stephanie Frasier said. The Frasiers have a wood stove, but Rob Frasier said the last time they had used it was a week ago. The couple was looking at renters’ insurance recent …


Red Cross responds to Easter evening fire – Wayne Post

Friday, April 29th, 2011
Red Cross responds to Easter evening fire
Wayne Post
Cause of the blaze is suspected to have been caused by a wood stove. During a typical year, the American Red Cross responds to an average of thirty-five to forty fires a year. Since January the American Red Cross has responded to seventeen fires in the

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Boat-house comforts – Sydney Morning Herald

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Half an hour later we’ve got a crackling fire going in the wood stove and our spirits have brightened. Our two-bedroom villa is shipshape, with spotless timber floors and a cosy living room decor that matches the exterior paint. There is a well-equipped …


Friday Foodie Forecast: Gluten-Free Expo, a culinary tour and more burgers – WBEZ (blog)

Friday, April 29th, 2011

WBEZ (blog)
Friday Foodie Forecast: Gluten-Free Expo, a culinary tour and more burgers
WBEZ (blog)
Or, visit Primrose dairy farm in St. Charles, a living history museum circa 1933, and learn the basics of wood stove cookery as you prepare a meal from ingredients and products available during the 1930’s. This summer kitchen has a wood fueled stove,

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Saturday last day for backyard burning – Thecalifornian.com

Friday, April 29th, 2011

From May 1-Nov. 30, the residential burning of dry yard trimmings is not allowed. The burn season restriction does not prohibit agricultural burning, recreational and ceremonial fires or use of in-home fireplaces/wood stoves and outdoor barbecues.


Saturday last day for backyard burning – The Salinas Californian

Friday, April 29th, 2011
Saturday last day for backyard burning
The Salinas Californian
From May 1-Nov. 30, the residential burning of dry yard trimmings is not allowed. The burn season restriction does not prohibit agricultural burning, recreational and ceremonial fires or use of in-home fireplaces/wood stoves and outdoor barbecues.

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Jackson County air quality improves – KTVL

Friday, April 29th, 2011

The one failing grade came from wildfires and wood-burning stoves, which contributed to an “F” rating for the short-term, particle-pollution levels in the association’s annual “State of the Air” report. But the county received a “B” for smog levels …


Solar-powered home designed with Google – Jackson Sun

Friday, April 29th, 2011
Solar-powered home designed with Google
Jackson Sun
Heating and cooling are provided by a geothermal system although a wood stove, which burns fallen limbs they collect on the property, provides all the heat they need. Exterior walls are extra thick and tightly sealed with corn-based foam insulation.

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Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia No. 18 on pollution scale – Tacoma News Tribune

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Emissions from diesel and gasoline engines are the biggest contributors to fine particle pollution, but in Pierce County, smoke from wood stoves are a major problem, too. The county‚Äôs air quality consistently drops in winter when more people heat their …