Winter in New England can be unpredictable. Freezing temperatures, high winds, and heavy snow are just a few of the things you, as a business owner, have to contend with when winter inevitably arrives. Don’t wait for the first snowstorm or below zero night to prevent your facility from sever […] Read more »

Ways To Prevent Ice Dams From Forming This Winter

Significant snow events, such as the one New England encountered earlier this week, can often result in dangerous and destructive ice dams. Ice damming occurs when water from melting snow runs down the surface of a roof and re-freezes. As it re-freezes, ice builds up and begins to “dam” the […] Read more »

Winter Pipe Maintenance

      When the temperature takes a nose dive, water in your pipes can freeze, causing them to burst. Water floods your home and ruins your furnishings, and you have to pay to have it all repaired and replaced. It’s costly and inconvenient. But it doesn’t have to happen […] Read more »

Trends in Red-Light Running

          New research is rapidly emerging about the behaviors of red-light runners and about the technology available to aid in putting an end to red-light running in communities across the United States. Safer Roads Report 2014: Trends in Red-Light Running NCSR released its second biannual report in […] Read more »

When U-Haul are You Covered?

It’s that time of year again. Late spring and the U-Haul truck rental locations are booking trucks fast. My son is buying his first house and moving at the end of this month, so on his long to-do list was reserving a 24-foot truck for the task.   He called me […] Read more »

Insurance Info & Safety Tips You Need To Know

Multitasking: Driving the Brain Drain Multitasking is valued in today’s culture, and our drive for increased productivity makes it tempting to use cell phones while behind the wheel. People often think they are effectively accomplishing two tasks at the same time. And yes, they may complete a phone conversation while they […] Read more »

Know The Facts About Flood Insurance Before The Storm

FACTS: 1.Homeowner’s Insurance does not cover water damage from flooding including water in basements caused by ground water or rain. 2. A separate flood insurance policy can be purchased. Coverage will only begin 30-days after the application is completed. 3. Flood Insurance offers very limited coverage for property located in […] Read more »

myCentral Mobile Insurance App any Time, any Place

myCentral® Mobile allows Central customers to take myCentral® with them any time, any place! With the app, myCentral® users will be able to access essential myCentral® account options such as: •Make payments and check account balances. •View auto ID cards and provide electronic proof of coverage. •Sign up for E-bill […] Read more »

Dorm Do’s and Don’ts For Your College Student

Within the next few weeks, college campuses across the country will be jammed full of excited kids and weeping parents as these students move into their new quarters for the school year. Many students are getting their first taste of living on their own. Below are some safety tips to […] Read more »

New Rates approved for Workers Compensation

The Commissioner of Insurance has approved a Stipulation for the general revision of worker’s compensation rates and rules, to be effective April 1, 2014. They will be applied to new and renewal policies. The new rates and revised guidelines are available online at the Bureau’s website .   Read more »