Will Cornwall offer toast to alternative to rock salt?

(February 11, 2005) CORNWALL — Leftover soluble sludge from distilled vodka might someday be used to melt ice and snow on the town’s frigid winter roads. The price of salt is skyrocketing, with the average price the state paid for rock salt this year at $43.50 a ton, some 25 percent higher than last year, [...]

Backus Hospital Newsletter

(February 11,2005) A weekly newsletter for employees, volunteers, patients and friends of The William M. Backus Hospital. 326 Washington Street, Norwich, CT 06360.  Published by the Public Relations Dept., third floor Annex, x-4017 Magic salt eases slippin’ and slidin’ Usually at this time of year, Environmental Services personnel at Backus Hospital are vacuuming up huge [...]