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What do you need to do to prepare for a hurricane? If you’re enjoying Summer fun on a jet ski, ATV, or boat, do you have the right levels of coverage? Are you properly insured if you list your home on AirBNB or HomeAway?  For the latest insurance news and advice, the OceanPoint blog is here to keep you informed.

cooking-safety

The kitchen is considered by many as the heart of the home, the place where family and friends gather to enjoy each other’s company and delicious food. At OceanPoint Insurance, we want all of your gatherings to be safe and joyful. With an average of 455 fires daily, according to the National Association of Fire […]

Holiday fire safety

It’s the Holiday Season – a magical time – Christmas trees are all aglow as families enjoy this festive time of year.  However, at OceanPoint Insurance, we have the safety of you and your family in mind during this special season.  Often, many people forget that holiday candles, lights, and trees can cause dangerous household […]

united-way-campaign

“Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” -Anthony J. DeAngelo. At OceanPoint Insurance we value our community and are committed to the well being of its members. That is why we are thrilled to partner with our parent company, BankNewport, and announce our annual United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) […]

BankNewport200

In honor of its two centuries of philanthropic commitment to Rhode Island, Bank making 200 ‘hyper-local’ donations available to nonprofits and community groups across the state NEWPORT, R.I. (November 1, 2018) – While much has changed since BankNewport first opened its doors in 1819, its commitment to giving back to the community has not only withstood […]

Nonprofit Insurance Workshop

OceanPoint Insurance Agency’s Nonprofit Practice held workshops this week in Providence and Middletown.  The purpose of these workshops was to address the human resource management needs of the nonprofit executives.    Those in attendance represented over $40M of human services programming in the Ocean State.  For nonprofits, it is essential to find ways to save costs […]

Home maintenance

Did you know that a standard homeowners insurance policy may not cover problems arising from a poorly maintained home? A home maintenance program will safeguard your home against these risks. Here is a selection of tips from our OceanPoint team to keep your home well maintained and in compliance with a typical homeowners insurance policy […]

hurricane season

New Englanders are no strangers to the dangers, expenses and inconveniences that hurricanes can bring to our shores. These massive storms grow rapidly as they travel over warm ocean waters and can wreak havoc more than 100 miles inland. Heavy winds, micro-bursts and occasionally tornadoes can tear off roofs and uproot trees; and excessive rain […]

David Madara joins OceanPoint

BARRINGTON, R.I. (July 26, 2018) — OceanPoint Insurance Agency has named David J. Madara as its Client Relationship Manager, a position where he will bolster efforts to expand the agency’s foothold in the non-profit human services sector. “David’s managerial experience and impressive track record of keeping clients satisfied along with his in-depth understanding of industry […]

Back Injuries | Workers Compensation RI

A back injury is debilitating and can cause employees to be out of work for extended periods of time. In 2016, there were 154,180 back (including spine, spinal cord) injuries in the workplace according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, back injuries are avoidable. The following list provides simple ideas on how to ensure […]

lawnmower safety

The summer season is upon us, and it is time to get outdoors! Backyard BBQ’s, kids running through the yard, gatherings with family and friends, are just some of the many reasons to get your yard looking pristine. Mowing the lawn is essential to achieve that maintained appearance. It also wards off ticks and other […]