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Review your healthcare options when starting a new job

Over the last year, many people may have found themselves permanently or temporarily out of work. With life as we know it back in full swing, a return to a previous job or the start of a new one may be on your horizon. If it is, healthcare benefits will likely play a role in your decision-making process. Some employers offer the traditional...

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If you have a clogged gutter, call The Gutter Boys, who are trained in ladder safety and use them every day

Last week, looking out of our upstairs bedroom window, I noticed a large hole at the top of one of the columns on the front of our brick Georgian home. (Yeah, “brick Georgian” sounds like we live in a mansion, but it’s just a small, 1958 colonial with the original pink tile in the upstairs bath. We call it “Mimi-pink.”) “Probably a...

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Add 5-15 years to the life of your roof with an environmentally safe Roof Renew application from Pristine Clean

Besides the four walls, one thing all homes have in common is a roof, and over the millennia we’ve tried just about every roofing material to help keep our heads dry—from thatch and animal dung to tin, copper, zinc and slate. Slate, by the way, is a good choice because it’s a rock, pretty much the same technology you see in an...

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Prepping for the big day

Wedding season is upon us! After so many couples postponed their nuptials due to the pandemic last year, we are enjoying a bumper crop of matrimonial clients. That’s where we shine. Wedding hair and makeup is a niche specialty. When it comes to walking down the aisle looking your absolute best, preparation is everything. We recommend a...

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Wills bought online

It seems as if there’s very little left in life that cannot be accomplished online. But if you think drafting your last will and testament via the internet would save you time and money, think again. Local elder law and estate planning expert Attorney Margaret T. Karl offers her take. “There are lots of disadvantages to going with a...

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