How to stop telemarketers from calling your cellphone and home phone.

                        Are you sick of getting those annoying tele-marketing phones calls at home or on your cellphone? You have the power to stop them. Here is a link to The National Do Not Call Registry www.donotcall.gov. It is simple. You can do it by […]

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Why you need an Umbrella Policy for Personal Insurance

Many people make the mistake of believing that their primary insurance policies provide all of the financial protection that they need. In fact, while your homeowners or auto insurance policy are the critical first line of defense, they are only providing basic protection.  They do not provide the ultimate level of financial protection that might […]

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Make sure your “Plow Guy” is Properly Insured

We live in snow country and chances are you work hard to make sure that your property is safe and protected during those difficult winter months. This includes making sure that you have access to the services of contractors that can do jobs such as managing the snow and ice levels on your property especially […]

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Alliance Main St. re-elects Rich Webber as President.

Board Members of Alliance Main Street unanimously RE- ELECTED Richard Webber as President to serve for another three-year term. A 36 year veteran of the insurance industry, Webber possesses in depth knowledge of sales, insurance products and agency operations. After graduating from college, Rich joined Aetna Life and Casualty as an underwriter, supervisor and marine […]

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Trampolines and Swimming Pools Increase your famalies Liability Risk.

Swimming pools and trampolines attract children like flowers attract honeybees. The difference is that children can get hurt on a trampoline and pools with diving board or water slides are especially dangerous. Insurance companies have a name for these kind of things. They call them “attractive nuisances,” and you’re responsible for injuries your guests may […]

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Are the Solar Panels on my roof covered by Home Insurance?

Solar panels can eliminate your electric bill and prevent various types of pollution. However, this technology still requires a substantial investment. A typical residential system costs about $15,000, according to the Boston Globe. It’s vital to protect this valuable property by confirming that your home insurance covers it.   Standard Policy   You should notify […]

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Dog breeds that could raise your insurance rates.

Your dog might be your best friend, but chances are it is not best friends with everybody who visits your home. People adopt dogs for many reasons, including companionship, protection and breeding. Some dogs are put to work at an early age guarding livestock or being watchdogs, but most dogs earn their living loving us […]

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Massachusetts law requiring headlights and tail lights to be on when raining or foggy

Effective April 7, 2015, a new MA law requires that you turn on your headlights and tail lights whenever you turn on your windshield wipers. The new law also requires YOU to use your headlights and tail lights when visibility is less than 500 feet. Failure to follow the new law could result in a […]

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Spring flood season preventative measures

Spring Flood Season When you think about flooding, you may imagine storm surge from a hurricane, or a dam bursting or even a river overflowing its banks. If your home or business is located far from these hazards, it’s easy to feel safe. Unfortunately, feeling safe and being safe are two different things. According to […]

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Take Steps to Prevent Damage from Ice Dams

If you live in New England, it’s likely there are ice dams on your roof from the recent snowstorms. Ice dams can be very destructive because water from melting snow can back up behind the dam and leak into your home underneath the shingles.   There are two basic approaches to dealing with ice dams: […]

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