What Are Windshield Requirements in Massachusetts?

By Bob Keras on January 28, 2019

Massachusetts may be the sixth smallest state in the USA in terms of square miles. However with our large population, our drivers spend considerable time commuting to and from work, visiting friends and family, and doing errands. Obviously the more time a person spends on the road, the greater the chances of experiencing vehicle damage.  Windshield damage is one of the more common types of damage..

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When It's Time to Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

By Peter Brunelli on November 27, 2018

No doubt about it: smoke alarms save lives. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, three of every five home fire deaths resulted from a lack of smoke alarms (38%) or no working smoke alarm (21%). These devices can mean all the difference in giving you and your family time to get out of the house if there is a fire. 

If you're saying, "We've got detectors already", you still need..

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The Real Massachusetts RMV Website

By Bob Keras on October 21, 2018

Internet and cell phone apps have added a whole new dimension of convenience to our lives.  We can do our banking, pay bills or report claims right from our phones or laptops. But with this convenience has also come a deal of confusion created by private sites that "appear" to be genuine government sites and the goal of which is to make money from unsuspecting users.

It has been brought to our..

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What's a Home Warranty?

By Peter Brunelli on September 28, 2018

Here's hoping you're enjoying your Labor Day weekend! Time for back to school and cheering for the New England Patriots.

You may have recently seen a home warranty company's TV commercial that asks, "Why pay for something that MAY happen when you know WHAT will happen?" This question seems to imply that you would be better off to buy less home insurance coverage or increase your home insurance..

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How to Keep Your Home Safe on Vacation

By Peter Brunelli on July 1, 2018

Let us be the first to wish you and your family a safe and happy July 4th holiday and an enjoyable summer vacation! 

While we care about helping you prevent losses to your property and belongings, we care more about your family's safety! In the interest of assuring a safe summer, we're providing some information and some links that you may want to share with your family members.

And right up..

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Lightning Strikes: Important Information from Keefe Insurance

By Peter Brunelli on June 8, 2018

With the start of the summer season, we'll be experiencing some dramatic thunder storms, with heavy rain and sometimes hail. According to the National Weather Service, there are 25 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes and about 300 people struck by lightning annually. On average, 30 of those people die and the rest often suffer some lifelong disabilities.

Many lightning victims say they..

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RealID: What's The Difference?

By Bob Keras on May 18, 2018

Have you checked the expiration date on your Massachusetts drivers license lately? Do you use it as your ID when you travel by air, train or bus to get through security? 

As of October 2020, you will no longer be able to use your current license as your ID to board a plane in the U.S. or to enter a federal building.  Instead, you'll need your license to comply with the new federal RealID..

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Can I File an Insurance Claim for Pothole Damage?

By Bob Keras on April 11, 2018

This year's exceptionally rough weather is resulting in an unprecedented number of potholes on our roads and highways. According to the Car Care Council (carcare.org), the average motorist spends an average of $335 a year on damage caused by potholes.  Nationally, that amounts to more than $5 billion annually on repairs.

This time of year, we get the question, "Can I file a claim for damage..

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