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Insure your safety: Winterize your car

It’s no secret that harsh winter storms bring high risk when driving on snow or ice covered roads.  Or that winters can be brutally cold in Massachusetts.  But is your vehicle prepared?

Following these tips can help keep you and your family safe this winter.

Check …

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Winter safety kit for your car

This winter, don’t get stranded without the items in your car that may help you get on your way or at least keep you safe and warm.

Jumper cables

Flashlight with extra batteries

Flares

Water and non-perishable snacks containing protein (nuts, energy bars)

Disposable hand warmers

Ice scraper and shovel

Emergency  radio

First aid kit

Portable cell phone charger

Blankets or sleeping bags

Sand or kitty litter for …

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Avoiding Homeowners Insurance Claims During the Holidays

It’s a wonderful time of year. The smell of fresh cut evergreens from the Christmas tree, the twinkling of strings of holiday lights, and the warm glow of candles on the mantle all make our holidays bright. But according to the Nation Fire Protection Association …

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Farmers Almanac–Winter is coming

Farmers Almanac–Winter is coming, are you prepared?

“With its traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather forecasts, The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts that this winter will be another arctic blast with above-normal snowfall throughout much of the nation.” says Janice Stillman, editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Prepare …

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Our Mission


We of Mid-State Insurance Agency, Inc. view each circumstance with empathic listening and open, respectful communication. This promotes confidence and peace of mind to all. Our foundation is built on trust and service.
We provide a balance among value, fairness and …

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Cyber Insurance

Should your business consider Cyber Insurance? Is your confidential information at risk?

Although it’s easy to have the “it couldn’t happen to me” attitude toward security breaches and data theft threats, in reality your company can be at a higher risk then you may realize. Retailors …

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Oh, Deer!

Not only do we share the road with fellow drivers, but we share it with our wildlife too. This can be a lethal combination. Further fuelling the accident prone combination is the increasing development of roads and loss of natural habitat that comes with …

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Trying to make a few extra bucks by “ridesharing”? Watch out–it’s not covered

The pace of change is dramatic in all facets of society today. People are glued to their smart phones to make calls, check email, google, facebook, twitter, snapchat, instagram…New businesses are starting up to meet the changing needs of an always “on” society.

One type …

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Pondering the Superbowl and Success

As I sit in my office with the snow coming down (already 10 inches on the ground) I thought it would a good time to write my next blog. The Superbowl really stunk this year, unless you are …

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Do you know what you just signed? Part II

So if you recall, my insured owns a commercial property and a large national retailer wanted to rent some space from him. The potential tenant sent my insured their “standard contract” to sign. After he and …

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