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Before you measure twice, think twice—and consider the implications
Across the nation, it’s happening every day. Executives and editors channeling their inner electrician. Stockbrokers and sous chefs playing professional plumber. Teachers, office managers, personal trainers and innumerable others embarking on a serious building endeavor.
And, in many cases, insurance agents cringing for them.
Yes, it’s a DIY world out there, thanks largely to social media, marketing campaigns and wildly popular television shows—indeed, enough to warrant an entire new network—devoted to… Continue reading →
The Dowd Agencies, LLC, a leading insurance provider serving New England for over 115 years, recently welcomed Tiffany Anderson, a resident of Palmer, as an account manager for Dowd Financial Services.
“Dowd Financial Services continues to expand through the growth of our existing clients and the acquisition of new clients locally, regionally and throughout the country,” said Jon D. Lumbra, CFO and vice president of administration. “We are expanding our team to help fuel this growth and continue… Continue reading →
The Dowd Agencies, LLC, a leading insurance provider serving New England for over 115 years, recently welcomed Mason Lebron, a resident of Springfield, as an account executive.
“The Dowd Agencies continues to grow to meet the needs of the communities we serve,” said John E. Dowd, president and CEO. “Mason is a welcome addition to our team, bringing experience with property, casualty and life insurance, and a strong commitment to customer service.”
Prior to joining The Dowd Agencies, Lebron… Continue reading →
Not every holiday fire is so delightful
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire… candles in the window... despite the lovely images they may elicit, some traditional holiday lyrics should carry a disclaimer: Don’t try this at home!
We’re not trying to dampen spirits (honest!); on the contrary, we want everyone to enjoy a season that’s merry and bright. We just want to make sure the source of that brightness is a safe and well-controlled one. Many of the classic joys we associate with winter holidays—candles, decorative lights, indoor greenery and plenty of home cooking—are also classic fire hazards, making fire safety a key consideration this time of year. Continue reading →
Simple safety measures make for a happily memorable Thanksgiving
On Thanksgiving Day, millions of Americans fall into one of two categories: the travelers and the hosts. As to which represents the smaller piece of the furcula (better known as the wishbone; #TurkeyTrivia), that depends heavily on whom you ask. Some would rather spend hours crawling a highway than days cleaning to in-law standards, while others wouldn’t trade their homey kitchen traditions for all the pumpkin pies on Earth. In… Continue reading →