Category: Maine

Your Home and Hungry Bears

Bear knocking down a bird feeder

Spring officially arrives March 20th.  March winds, green grass appearing under winter’s thatch, and new visitors to the bird feeder are all harbingers of Spring.  So are hungry bears, even in Midcoast Maine. Each year, in Spring and early Summer the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife receive numerous calls from homeowners who are […]

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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide - Be Alarmed

Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO also is responsible for more than 400 deaths in America each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

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Now Is the Time to Prepare for Winter Driving



The winter months in Maine can be tough.  Driving in snow, sleet, freezing rain and ice becomes something of the norm.  These conditions increase risk of fatal car crashes by 34 percent. It usually takes a few storms before you can comfortably get your bearings back when on the road.  Why not take a look […]

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Congratulations to Our President Suzanne Strachan!



At Cheney Insurance, we are very fortunate to have Suzanne Strachan as President.  She manages our day to day operations and sets our course for the future.  In addition, Suzanne assists Dennis Hilton, CEO in the overseeing and operating of Newcastle Realty and Newcastle Vacation Rentals, which along with Cheney Insurance comprise the Cheney Financial […]

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