During the winter months, it’s tempting to crank the heat and hibernate, but doing this can make electric or gas bills soar. Luckily, there are several simple ways to conserve energy and keep costs down when it’s cold outside. Additionally, Massachusetts offers fuel assistance programs …Continue Reading 8 Winter Energy-Saving Tips
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
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
Everybody likes saving money, but it can be difficult to reduce one’s electric bill while battling the heat we’ve experienced thus far this summer. After all, it can be tempting to blast the air conditioner and turn your house into an icebox to escape the …Continue Reading 8 Tips to Stay Cool While Saving Energy and Money
Climate change and global warming pose threats to the planet for future generations but we can help limit damage to the earth by reducing the amount of natural resources we consume. By choosing to reduce, reuse, or recycle the packaging and products you use on …Continue Reading Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Despite a winter that has overstayed its welcome, spring actually began yesterday, March 20. Even though there may still be snow on the ground, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning to welcome in the new season. For the home: Dreams of home improvement …Continue Reading Spring Cleaning
It may be March, but it isn’t spring yet… As recent snow storms prove, Massachusetts winters can be long and unpredictable. Heating your home can be a costly endeavor, but for some there may be help. If you meet the requirements, you may be eligible …Continue Reading Winter isn’t over yet: Stay warm!