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Seacoast Security acquires in Maine

June 29, 2016Spencer Ives

WEST ROCKPORT, Maine—Seacoast Security, a full-service company based here, acquired about 3,000 accounts, $80,000 in RMR, from Main Security Surveillance—sister company to Unlimited Technology.“We are in acquisition mode right now,” Scott Haynes, Seacoast president, told Security Systems News. He said this was a great deal for the company, bringing Seacoast's account total to about 15,000. Terms of the deal were not released.Acquisitions are standard procedure for Seacoast;...

Main Security Surveillance, Melinda Robinson, Scott Haynes, Seacoast Security

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Northeast's snow and central stations

March 11, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Amidst record-breaking amounts of snow, totaling more than 100 inches in some cities this winter, central stations in the Northeast still needed to operate fully staffed.For American Alarm and Communications, based just outside Boston, which got walloped with 104 inches of snow by early March, that meant inflatable beds, hotel rooms and shovels. Amherst Alarm is based outside of Buffalo, N.Y., which experienced especially heavy snow in some parts and more normal accumulation...

American Alarm and Communications, Amherst Alarm, Chris Newhook, Doyle Security, John Doyle, Paul Dunham, Seacoast Security, Security Systems News, Snow, Tim Creenan

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Mice and men: False alarms and blame in rural Maine

April 3, 2012Rich Miller

PARIS, Maine—A sheriff's office frustrated by the cost of responding to false alarms is taking a tougher line with alarm companies. But the companies say they are being unfairly singled out for a problem that is typically the fault of residents—human or otherwise—at rural Maine addresses.The policy, including a $150 charge for the alarm company after the third false alarm at a residence or business, was detailed in a letter sent last fall by Chief Deputy Dane Tripp to the 12 alarm...

Chief Deputy Dane Tripp, Maine Burglar and Fire Alarm Association, Oxford County, Paul Dunham, Rich Brobst Jr., Seacoast Security, Security Systems News

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