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5 Preventative Steps to Help You Stay Healthy During Flu Season

5 Preventative Steps to Help You Stay Healthy During Flu Season posted on Nov 5

Cold weather is here and with the first frost of the season comes the coughing, sniffling, and sneezing that heralds in flu season. During this time of year it’s important to remember how to avoid contracting the flu and what to do if you get   …Continue Reading 5 Preventative Steps to Help You Stay Healthy During Flu Season

November 5th Elections

November 5th Elections posted on Oct 31

Massachusetts residents who are registered to vote can exercise their constitutional right in next Tuesday’s general election. General Information This year, voters will participate in municipal elections for officeholders in cities, counties, school boards, and special districts across the state. In addition, a special state   …Continue Reading November 5th Elections

14 Tips for a Happy and Safe Halloween

14 Tips for a Happy and Safe Halloween posted on Oct 28

Halloween can be a fun time of year for both children and adults alike. Whether you plan to get decked out in an elaborate costume and attend a haunted bash, take the kids trick-or-treating, or stay home and hand out goodies to all the ghosts   …Continue Reading 14 Tips for a Happy and Safe Halloween

Staying Safe in the Cyber World

Staying Safe in the Cyber World posted on Oct 24

This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Each October, in response to constantly evolving technology and the personal safety and security threats the adoption of new tools may pose, the Department of Homeland Security sponsors a campaign to engage the   …Continue Reading Staying Safe in the Cyber World

4 Facts on Lead Poisoning and How to Prevent It

4 Facts on Lead Poisoning and How to Prevent It posted on Oct 22

October 20-26 is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, during which the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlights the dangers of lead and the steps you can take to protect yourself and your family. While lead exposure has serious health implications, it is entirely preventable. The federal   …Continue Reading 4 Facts on Lead Poisoning and How to Prevent It

Helping Victims of Domestic Violence Break Free from the Abuse

Helping Victims of Domestic Violence Break Free from the Abuse posted on Oct 17

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The nation’s response has come a long way in recent years; what was once viewed as a private family matter with little or no police intervention is now recognized as an issue of national concern. This year’s presidential   …Continue Reading Helping Victims of Domestic Violence Break Free from the Abuse

5 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

5 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer posted on Oct 15

Every year in October, millions of Americans come together, clad in pink, to celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and increase awareness of one of the most common forms of cancer among women. Breast cancer is treatable when detected early and the goal of this   …Continue Reading 5 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Teen Driver Safety – Taking the Wheel

Teen Driver Safety – Taking the Wheel posted on Oct 10

Getting to drive a car is something most teens can’t wait to do. It’s an exciting milestone in one’s life and often seen as a social right of passage among peers. But along with the independence that comes with a driver’s license comes significant responsibility   …Continue Reading Teen Driver Safety – Taking the Wheel

Fire Prevention Tips to Keep You & Your Family Safe

Fire Prevention Tips to Keep You & Your Family Safe posted on Oct 8

Every year since 1922, in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, we observe National Fire Prevention Week on the Sunday-through-Saturday period in which October 9th falls. This week-long observance reminds the public about the importance of fire prevention, and is the longest running   …Continue Reading Fire Prevention Tips to Keep You & Your Family Safe

A Guide to Hunting in Massachusetts

A Guide to Hunting in Massachusetts posted on Oct 3

While the fall months bring cooler temperatures and changing leaves, they also bring a time some sportsmen wait for all year: hunting season for game such as deer, black bear, and wild turkey. Whether you are a seasoned hunter or new to the sport, it’s   …Continue Reading A Guide to Hunting in Massachusetts