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 …Read More
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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 …Read More
You may have read the story about a violent brawl at a baby shower which happened in Stoughton, MA over the weekend. The Boston Globe reported that “bottles and punches were thrown and furniture was smashed.”
If someone was hurt and the injured party …Read More
Fortunately, it wasn’t the big one. But the 4.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the Portland, Maine area on October 16, 2012 and sent tremors through much of New England is a reminder that earthquakes are not just a west coast phenomenon. Just over a …Read More
As I write this, tropical storm Isaac has just morphed into a hurricane and is following the same path as Katrina seven years after that hurrican devastated New Orleans.
Computer models differ on what the storm will do next, but whatever it does, it offers …Read More
School’s out. The calendar tells us that summer is officially here. And if we need one more sign, it’s that just about every backyard pool is ready for a season of fun.
Here at Mid-State, we’re all for fun. But we’re also about safety. According …Read More
Imagine for a moment what happens to a family whose home is destroyed by a fire, hurricane, tornado or other disaster. As they survey the ruins, they find it difficult to remember all of their possessions. Or supposing a woman comes home from work …Read More
Lately, it’s practically impossible to watch television without being bombarded with commercials urging you to pick up the phone and get a quote on your homeowner or automobile insurance.
The offer to find you the lowest rate may sound appealing. But as many people are …Read More
Last year at this time, our area was being blanketed with record snowfalls. And the wild weather patterns didn’t stop there. In June, destructive tornadoes struck Springfield and other Western Massachusetts communities. In August, tropical storm Irene arrived, followed by the snowstorm labeled the …Read More
On March 11 at 2 a.m., Daylight Savings Time officially begins. As we ‘spring forward’ we’ll all lose an hour of sleep, but we’ll gain an extra hour of early evening daylight.
When we change our clocks in the spring and fall, let’s also get …Read More