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Mass Save and Your Home

Looking to make some improvements to your home? Contact Mass Save (www.masssave.com). Not only will they perform a complimentary energy efficiency assessment of your home, they will assist you in obtaining rebates on...

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Steve Palenscar obtains CIC designation

Steve Palenscar has obtain the Certified Insurance Counselor or "CIC" designation. The CIC involves attending and passing a comprehensive exam at the following institutes: Personal Lines Commercial Casualty Commercial...

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Trampolines

In October 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement "Trampoline Safety in Childhood and Adolescence" in which they cautioned against the use of trampolines. Some of the key points in the...

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Do I need title insurance?

We often receive inquiries regarding title insurance. Title insurance is an important consideration when purchasing a property. Here is a link to an excellent explanation of title insurance. http://silveriwilson.com/do-...

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Is your property "up to code"?

We are fortunate in Massachusetts to have beautiful colonial and Victorian architecture. Many buildings and homes were built in the 1800s or early 1900s. Building codes have evolved over time. If you own property that...

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Preparing for Nemo

Visit the MA Emergency Management Agency's ("MEMA") website for tips on preparing for snow storm Nemo. Here is the link: http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/mema/ Check batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms....

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Testimonials

"Thank you very much again for all your help and being so wonderful with the quick turnaround, it is greatly appreciated!" [Cathy J., Plymouth MA, new auto client, 2013] "I can't tell you how much I appreciate the very...

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Ways to Prevent Claims

Our agency was established in 1934 so we have seen many different types of claims. As a way to better serve our clients, we often recommend ways to prevent claims. You can use the following attachment as a resource to...

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Renting a car? Read this.

We receive calls frequently about renting a car. The first thing you must know is if you have a MA auto policy, it will not cover you outside of the US and Canada. So you if you travel outside of these two countries,...

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Are you in control?

In Control Advanced Driver Training (http://www.driveincontrol.com/) is a class open to drivers of all ages. In addition to helping prevent accidents, by taking this class you may be eligible to receive a discount on...

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