I have a bunch of emails and calls regarding what is fuel costing up here so I thought I would share the pain at the pump. We only get fuel in the summer and fall when the barge throws anchor about 10 miles out of town and Crowley litters the fuel in to tow. Well last week I filled everything I could find hoping to make it through the summer on last falls prices. Well over the weekend the barge arrived and the prices went up on Monday as planned. July 1st a drum of boat gas was $246 or about $4.65 a gal, as of yesterday a drum now costs $345 and that translates into a $2 a gal increase at $6.65 a gal. Price at the pump should be about $7.50 a gal.
I donít know how this will affect the flight services but we should expect some kind of fuel surcharge. The food in the grocery store also went up with milk seeing an immediate $1 a gal increase to a whopping $10.45 gal and I have 3 kids! Thank goodness I donít burn milk in my boat motor!
Take care and think about us when your complaining about the gas prices at your pump. When you come up to Kotz this fall please bring gas in your carry on luggage!
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