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Wednesday, June 24, 2020The saying goes, "If you don't like the weather in New England, just wait a minute and it will change," and this is certainly true for New England summers. How many times have you been at your child's soccer game in the summer sunshine only to be running for cover a few minutes later when a thunderstorm rolls in? READ MORE >>
Monday, July 1, 2019We hate to break it to you, but your car needs an emergency kit at all times of the year. The good news is that after building your kit, it's easy to make some simple swaps for summer and winter and to regularly replace items that have expiration dates. So what do you absolutely need in your kit? READ MORE >>
Wednesday, March 20, 2019When you think of flooding, you probably think of Florida, New Orleans, or southern states. Maybe you think of Cape Code or other coastal areas. In general, New England is exempt from flood worries, right? Think again. It's Flood Safety Awareness Week, so let's get the facts straight. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 24, 2018Last year, 163 children under the age of 15 drowned in pools or spas across the US. The CDC reports that around ten people die from drowning every day. Just this weekend, a five-year old boy drowned in Lowell Lake State Park and his grandmother died trying to save him. READ MORE >>
Monday, July 2, 2018We're so excited for the Fourth of July! Well....sort-of.... Just wait a minute before you get all hot and bothered. No, we do not hate America. We're patriotic people too, but July 4th is one of the scariest holidays for anyone in insurance. Why? READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Have you seen the bumper sticker, "Check Twice, Save a Life" recently? Being aware of motorcycles while driving is a must, but it can be hard when most of us are conditioned and taught to look only for larger vehicles. If you're not a biker, understanding the risks for those riding is a serious challenge. READ MORE >>