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American Alarm buys First Stop

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11/13/2014

MANCHESTER, N.H.—American Alarm and Communications has acquired First Stop Security’s installation, service and systems monitoring business. First Stop, based in Milford, N.H., serves about 100 homes and businesses in the area.

Women in Security: Maria Moretti, joining the industry by accident, staying on purpose

American Alarm’s Maria Moretti says a broad-based industry education is key to success
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11/05/2014

ARLINGTON, Mass.—There were very few women in the security industry in 1985, when Maria Moretti, upon graduating from Northeastern University in Boston, joined American Alarm, based here. While her introduction to the industry was something of a happy accident, her decision to make a career in security was deliberate—a result of the satisfaction she derived from helping people in critical situations.

American Alarm hosts seminar on combatting active shooters

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11/21/2013

ARLINGTON, Mass.—More than 40 school and business leaders took part in American Alarm’s “Keeping our Communities Safe” seminar last month, the company announced.

Guardian Alarm acquires two in Michigan

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10/09/2012

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—Guardian Alarm Co., based here, recently added about 3,000 mostly residential accounts and $72,000 in RMR by acquiring two local competitors.

Talking mobile apps and new entrants at ESX

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

New entrants into the security industry and mobile apps where major topics of interest at the ESX show in Nashville, Tennessee where Tess, Rich and I spent the last week.

American Alarm expands into Rhode Island

Integrator buys traditional security company, commercial fire business
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02/02/2012

ARLINGTON, Mass.—With the acquisition, completed Jan. 26, of two Warwick, R.I.-based companies, American Alarm, which is based here, now has a physical presence in the neighboring state of Rhode Island for the first time.

Guardian buys American Alarm

Deal brings $130k in RMR
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01/18/2012

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—In a deal that brings with it 5,000 accounts and $130,000 of RMR, Guardian Alarm, which is based here, has acquired Cleveland-based American Alarm.

James Cook named sales manager at American Alarm

SSN Staff  - 
12/06/2010

ARLINGTON, Mass.—James Cook on Dec. 1 was appointed sales manager at American Alarm and Communications, one of the largest independent security Systems integration and monitoring companies in New England. Cook will oversee American Alarm’s residential and small business sales programs for the metropolitan Boston market.