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Small Town Success

My grandfather, Gerald Gaultier, was born and raised in the local town of South Boardman. He served in the United States Air Force as a...

Grandma’s Quilt

My paternal grandmother was a talented woman whose greatest pride was taking care of her family. Her recipes remain family favorites, and the quilts...

Asian Inspired Recipes- Enter by Nov. 1

Share your Asian Inspired recipe with us by Nov. 1 and you could win a $50.00 credit on your electric bill. Plus, there’s more! To...

Summer Energy Savings

Prevent Heat Gain From The Sun Sun shining in through windows and doors literally warms your home like an oven. Use window coverings to keep...

How To Prevent Electric Shock Drowning

Each year, 3,800 people in the U.S. die from drowning. Electric shock drowning occurs when an electric current escapes boats, docks, and lights near marinas, shocking...

What is an ‘AMI’ System?

PIE&G’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system is the latest technology available to utilities to improve the level of customer service, reliability, and outage response....

What’s New?

By Tom Sobeck, President and CEO In my last article, I provided an update on all the activities underway at your cooperative, including our new...

TEC Fiber Update

Thumb Electric has partnered with National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) to deploy the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) project. The NRTC contractors are currently on the property...

10 Tips For Enjoying Michigan’s Dark Skies

Michigan is surrounded by the Great Lakes, which shroud the state in near-total darkness. This makes it the perfect destination for some of the...

Building A Backyard Bird Oasis

Earlier this month, I was sitting in the lunchroom trying to think of something to add to the usual lunchtime banter. “Oh, check this...