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Graced With a Scenic Harbor and Interesting History, Victoria, B.C., Beckons

Victoria, the capital of Canada’s British Columbia province, is a fantastic jewel on the southeast point of Vancouver Island.

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Wood Stoves vs. Pellet Stoves – Do You Know the Difference?

Pellet and wood stoves can be cost-effective ways of keeping your house warm. They can also be dangerous if not installed or maintained properly. And homeowners can face liability issues if they don’t have appropriate insurance coverage. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are considering an alternative heating source. Pellet

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AAA Offers Driving Training Classes in Rhode Island

There is a new option for driver training in Rhode Island. AAA Northeast now offers classroom instruction. Courses are held at the club’s new East Providence facility, at 10 River Road, which is just minutes from Interstate 195. Students receive instruction based on a 33-hour curriculum approved by the Community College of Rhode Island, as

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What Did 2017 Teach Us About Insurance Needs?

One year’s experiences are another year’s lessons. Just look at what we learned from 2017: Fidget spinners were a fad, virtual reality is here to stay and not even a credit repository is immune from a data breach. Last year also taught us much about the value of insurance. Here is a look back at

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Be the First to Spot an Up-and-Coming Neighborhood

Buying a house can be one of life’s most exciting events, especially if you believe the home you’re purchasing today will be worth a whole bunch more in a decade. By properly identifying up-and-coming communities, homebuyers can set themselves up for a boon in home equity that can help with another purchase later in life,

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Three Police Officers, Two Crossing Guards Celebrated in New Jersey

AAA Northeast held its annual AAA Traffic Safety Awards luncheon in October, recognizing individuals and police departments who have gone and above beyond to bolster traffic safety in Essex, Morris and Union counties. Honorees included longtime Elizabeth crossing guards Rocco DiGiorgio (20 years), Elizabeth Parra (19 years) and Gladys Cintron (17 years). Each was named

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AAA Welcomes Members to New Tewksbury, Mass., Location

AAA Northeast employees and members, lawmakers, business leaders and Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles officials recently celebrated the opening of a new branch at 345 Main St., in Tewksbury. The branch is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. In addition to the

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Rhode Island Legislators, Police Officers Lauded for Traffic Safety Efforts

A single organization cannot improve traffic safety by itself. It takes the commitment of many stakeholders statewide, including traffic safety advocates, police officers, lawmakers and others. In November, AAA Northeast celebrated those efforts during the club’s annual AAA Community Traffic Safety Awards luncheon in Providence. Rhode Island Senate President Dominick Ruggerio and House of Representatives

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AAA Honors Individuals, Communities and Partners for Traffic Safety Measures in New York

AAA Northeast held its 53rd annual Traffic Safety Awards luncheon in Garden City in October, recognizing individuals, organizations and communities for efforts to bolster traffic safety in New York. Marjorie Marciano, retired executive director of safety education and outreach for the New York City Department of Transportation, received an individual award for outstanding achievement in

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Massachusetts Heroes Set Traffic Safety Examples Worth Following

The world may never know what it would take to force Doris Frizzell from her position as a crossing guard at Shaughnessy Elementary School in Lowell. Despite bouts of inclement weather and dangerous traffic conditions – the school is located in one of the city’s busiest areas – Frizzell has spent the last 12 years