Is a four year college degree the only path to success?

Is a four year college degree the only path to success? Do you think we need to close the skills gap? Does higher education always mean going to 4 year college? Check out the video from Mike Rowe and ATTN:…


Expensive 4 year college isn't the only option after high school. — Mike Rowe

Posted by ATTN: on Wednesday, March 15, 2017


Thank You!

In honor of Veteran’s Day we would like to share with you our two favorite quotes and our two favorite veterans!

“How Important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” – Maya Angelou

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” – Elmer Davis

Did you know…
The owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Northfield Gary Kes’ father Myles served in Japan as an MP for the United States Military during WWII? – such a good looking guy (picture below) but we might be bias! Also Gary’s brother Ron served as an United States Marnie in the Vietnam War. They are both greatly missed.

Did you know….
Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Many other counties celebrate the day still as “Armistice Day” including Canada and Great Britain.

Thank you to all who have served.



No April Fools…

No April Fools… Did you know according to the EPA, the average American family of four can use 400 gallons of water every day, which is considerably more than our foreign friends!


In honor of Earth Day this month, we want to educate the community on how easy it can be to conserve water, help the planet and save money!

1. Turn the water heater down. Most water heaters are set to 140 degrees when installed, but they should be set at 120 degrees. Double check yours. Turning it down 20 degrees can help save energy and money on your utility bill.

2. Be mindful of laundry. Only wash your clothes if you have a full load to do. Also, washing in cold water will help save energy that would have gone to heating the water (and it works just as well!).

3. Don’t leave water running. Remember to turn it off while brushing your teeth, shaving, washing your face, washing dishes, etc. Every little bit counts!

4. Don’t use the toilet as a trash can. Every flush wastes gallons of fresh water.

5. Take shorter showers. If you’re already showering as quickly as possible, consider investing in a high-efficiency shower head. You’ll be able to enjoy the same water pressure and amount of time in the shower, while saving water and money.