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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving started back in 1621 when the Plymouth settlers and the Wampanoag Indians had a fall harvest feast. Pilgrims coming from England in the 1600’s held on to many traditions from the mother country and this particular celebration was because of a good harvest year. It was not their intention to start a yearly festival, this came later on as political figures were all giving thanks to God for events that helped their cause. Thanksgiving finally became a yearly holiday when president Lincoln wrote a proclamation making it fact.

Fast forward to today, family gathering and togetherness is still the main reason, and the menu is relatively the same. The main difference is that families gather around the…

The Magic of Halloween

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Internet Marketing Infographic

Internet Marketing Infographic

Internet marketing is probably one of the most used type of advertising today. Companies like google and yahoo have the greatest piece of the pie, but there are some up and coming websites that have started to take some of…

Man Opens Used Car Business in Self Storage Facilty

Man Opens Used Car Business in Self Storage Facilty

Self storage units have been used to house everything from bodies to drug operations but one man in Mattapoisett, MA is putting a positive spin on the ‘strange self storage’ findings narrative. Eric Desrosiers will operate a Eric’s Pre-Owned Vehicles…

Compass Self Storage Expands its Portfolio

Compass Self Storage Expands its Portfolio

The Cleveland-based Amsdell group of companies has expanded its portfolio further by way of adding another Georgia location through Compass Self Storage. It has acquired a self storage center in McDonough, GA, which is its eighth property in the…

Self Storage Brawl Leads to Arrest

Self Storage Brawl Leads to Arrest

Police have arrested a man who was the suspect in an alleged aggravated assault that occurred at a Prescott self storage facility. At the center of the incident are the dogs of the two men. Donald Robertson is being accused…

U-Haul Offers 30 Days of Free Storage to Oklahoma Tornado VIctims

U-Haul Offers 30 Days of Free Storage to Oklahoma Tornado VIctims

When devastating hurricane and severe storms hit Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas, one self storage facility stepped in to provide assistance to the people affected there and those in neighboring towns. U-Haul is offering 30 days of free storage…

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