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May is Water Safety Month and with the holiday coming up you are probably off to the beach, lake, or pool.  Be safe and here are some tips to consider: Never take your eyes off children when they are around water. Keep a cellphone close in...
Join over 5 million citizens across the United States to prepare you, your family, your business, and your community for disasters. Through FEMA and the Ready.Gov website, you can log here to participate.  From knowing hazards, to...
Effective April 7, 2015, Massachusetts drivers must turn on their headlights whenever they turn on their windshield wipers. In addition, headlights and taillights must be turned on when visibility is reduced so persons or vehicles are not visible at...
Heavy snow and ice accumulation, coupled by a wave of roof collapse, have left residents rushing to remove enough snow before their rooftops give away. Roof rakes are a hot commodity! Before attempting to remove snow from roofs, take note that...
If you gave valuable items during the holidays or are planning on doing so for Valentine's Day, make sure these keepsakes are adequately protected. You can either add this to your existing policy or purchase a new one. Give us a call for more...
Take the time this month to check your fire extinguishers and smoke detectors to make sure they are functioning.  Check your dryers for built up lint in your dryer vent.  Know how to handle grease fires in the kitchen.  All family...
Doherty Insurance participated in the recent Foundation's Agent Matching Gift Program sponsored by Arbella Insurance in support of the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. Our donation, with the Foundation's match, raised over $1,000,000 for the...
We tend not to want to think about what would happen to our families and businesses if something were to happen to us.  September is Life Insurance Awareness Month and now is a good time to think about how life insurance can benefit you. ...
There has been a lot of information in the media about changes to the National Flood Insurance program.  Remember that standard homeowners insurance policies do not cover damage from flooding.  Mortgage companies require flood insurance...
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released its voluntary industry standards and best practices to prevent cyber attacks.  The publication – “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” consists of three...

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