What’s In a Name

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in

What’s In a Name

When you hear a name, it can bring thoughts and memories to mind.  The memory of a childhood friend or beloved family member.  A name has great power, which is why people are named after someone when they are born, or NOT named after someone. There is a thought process the listener has when a name is spoken.  When you hear “Ross Insurance,” we want you to think “family.” Ross Insurance has been operating as your local independent insurance agency...

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Grilling Safety Tips

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in ,

Grilling Safety Tips

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and with summer comes plenty of grilling and outdoor barbecues. More than 7,000 people are hurt every year while grilling outside, but you don’t have to be one of them. Use our grilling safety tips to keep you, your family, and your home safe this summer. Keep your grill at least 10 feet away from your home, including the garage, carport, or shed. Take it as far away as you can, based on the size of your yard. Don’t use your...

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Preparing for Hurricane Season in Massachusetts

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in ,

Preparing for Hurricane Season in Massachusetts

The best time to plan for a hurricane is long before one heads your way. Massachusetts might not have the same issues Florida and other hurricane-prone states do, but we are still at risk of the effects of a hurricane making landfall. Before hurricane season arrives on June 1, make sure you, your family, and your home are ready. Getting Your Home Ready Even in a seemingly minor storm, damage to your home is always a possibility. Hurricanes turn that up several notches. The...

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Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in ,

Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week

The weather is warming up and summer will be here before we know it. That means more time out at the beach and on the water in your boat. Boating and beach safety should always be a priority so that you, your family, and your friends have a good time that doesn’t end badly. Safe Boating and Beach Safety Week is May 22 through May 29 this year. Use this time to check your boating and beach gear and make sure you know how to keep everyone safe on the water and on shore....

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What You Need to Know About the Massachusetts Automobile Insurance Plan

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in ,

What You Need to Know About the Massachusetts Automobile Insurance Plan

If you’re the average driver who hasn’t been in an accident in years, never worries about your driver’s license being revoked, and can get insurance when you need it, you’re probably not familiar with the Massachusetts Automobile Insurance Plan (MAIP). We hope you never need it. But for drivers who have had a lot of accidents, are labeled high risk, and can’t get insurance, the MAIP is a valuable resource to helping you get back on the road. What is the Massachusetts...

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Save Money When Using Your Air Conditioner

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in ,

Save Money When Using Your Air Conditioner

We are headed into the heat and humidity that is known as summer.  Part of that preparation is getting out the window AC units or turning on the Central AC.  You may be someone who doesn’t use the air conditioning at all.  You like the heat and don’t mind sweating on your walk from the living room to the kitchen for a snack.  Hey, that’s fine – for you.  For me, at the first sign of sweating while blow drying my hair (ladies, I know you know the...

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