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Electric Cars and Hybrid Cars: Pros and Cons

Electric and hybrid cars are becoming more mainstream as studies are showing that these vehicles offer benefits of improved fuel economy, lower fuel costs, and reduced emissions.1 If you’re contemplating an electric vehicle (EV) or a hybrid car for your next car...

Fire & Ice – Your Guide to Winter Preparation

Winter is coming and for homeowners this means being prepared for the utmost extremes, both the frightful and delightful! With beautiful blankets of white snow come picturesque landscapes, family sledding, and, well, the threat of ice dams. Ice dams form when the roof...

Trouble Driving at Night? Check Out These 6 Tips

We all know there are plenty of driving hazards to worry about during the day – from rain and snow to deer and potholes. But driving at night adds a completely new set of challenges. Why? It all comes down to one word: visibility. During a clear day, you might be able...

Massachusetts RMV to Make Inspection Sticker Changes

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles will soon change how it handles late vehicle inspection stickers. The change means that beginning November 1, 2022, vehicles that pass inspection will get a new sticker with the month the last sticker expired, according to...

How to Jump Start a Car

Trouble happens. You left your lights on and now you’re stuck with a dead car battery. While learning how to jump-start a car can be easy, there are risks in it if done so incorrectly. As your insurance agent, we care about your safety so we put together the following...

Home Fire Escape Plans

Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as one or two minutes to escape safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Your ability to get out of your home during a fire depends on advance warning from smoke alarms and advance planning.  Why do you need...

Restaurant Kitchen Safety

Owning a restaurant can be very rewarding, but it is hard work. Safety is very important not only for your customers, but for your staff as well. The main cause of injury and illness in the hospitality industry is an unsafe work environment. Working in any commercial...

Safe Driving

Do you want to save money on your auto insurance by driving safely? Most companies are using car telematic programs to do so. Car telematic programs are wireless devices that communicate with each other. In the world of auto insurance, this means that insurers collect...

Beach Safety Tips

Ahh –  The beach!  We love the water, the sand, the sun and the family time to unwind and have FUN!  Staying safe at the beach is very important. Weather and water conditions can change rapidly.  In the blink of an eye someone could be caught in a rip-current.  Be...

Tips for Washing Your Car

Remember how fun washing your mom or dad’s car was as a kid? Using the sponges and spraying your brother or sister with the hose was a picture-perfect way to kick off Spring cleaning.   Now it might not be as magical as it was when you were a kid, but washing your own...

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