Save money and energy by powering down computers and other office items during Thanksgiving break.
Unplug “vampires,” -- phone chargers, digital picture frames and similar items that don’t need to be plugged in while no one is there.
At home, set back thermostats to 55 degrees while out of town. Keep bedroom doors open to ensure that heat circulates.
Oxford police remind everyone to make sure doors and first-floor windows are locked while they are sleeping or away, and if you’re leaving town for the holiday to take easily transported valuables with you.
Oxford police can conduct vacant house checks if you request them for the days you are away. You may request vacant house checks on the OPD website or by calling 524-5240.