Fall Weather Safety

The fall season is upon us, bringing along many weather risks. The National Weather Service (NWS) launched their seasonal safety campaign to help educate communities on possible extreme fall weather risks and how to be ready, responsive and resilient to the hazards. Don’t let bad weather sneak up on you—it is time to get prepared now. Flood Educate yourself…

Protect Your Business Online – National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  Our lives are driven by digital technologies, and there is no better time than now to ensure employees at your business are staying safe and being responsible while using the internet. More than ever, there is less separation between work and daily lives, which makes it important that everyone have shared…

Fire Prevention Week: October 7-13, 2018

The 2018 National Fire Prevention Week is October 7th-13th.  This year’s campaign is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been sponsoring National Fire Prevention Week since 1922 and is always observed during the week of October 9th in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. …

New Maryland “Move Over” Law Started October 1st

Effective October 1st, Maryland’s “Move Over” Law expanded to include service vehicles.  According to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the law now includes transportation, service and utility vehicles and waste and recycling trucks with yellow or amber flashing lights or signal devices.  These vehicles join the list of previously protected vehicles, which include emergency…

Delaware Receives Nearly $33 Million in Federal Funding for Infrastructure Projects

Good news for all!  The Federal Highway Administration’s annual redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving an additional $32,995,605 in funding for infrastructure projects.  The funds were previously allocated, but not used by other states in that specific fiscal year.  According to DelDot, eligible projects are identified and it provides the ability for them to move…

Talk Disaster Recovery with Your Municipality Before the Storm Hits

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the support system for many after a disaster strikes, but this doesn’t apply for Community Associations.  While FEMA steps in to clean up debris within an affected area, it will not support disaster recovery within Community Association gates.  This puts the burden on the association residents.  According to the…