Archive for January 2016

So Melvin Williams, President of NICOR, Proved He's Not Just Another Pretty Face

As many of you read in my Monday post, I was frosted — quite literally — because NICOR inadvertently shut off the gas to my home in frigid temperatures, leaving my renters (a family of five) without heat. After multiple calls to NICOR spanning approximately five hours, my renter, Martha, and I were able to... Read more »

Thank You, Melvin Williams President of NICOR For Giving Me A New Meter In January, But Shutting Off The Gas To My Home In Subzero Temperatures!!!

Thank You, Melvin Williams President of NICOR For Giving Me A New Meter In January, But Shutting Off The Gas To My Home In Subzero Temperatures!!!
Can NICOR Really Turn Off Your Gas In Subzero Temperatures When There’s NO Billing Issue? Yes, they can. This morning I received a distressing call at 8:00 a.m. from the family that rents my home in Oak Park, Illinois.  No heat.  No hot water.  So my first call was to the plumber for the hot... Read more »