By Liz Premo

Atlantic News, Thursday, March 1, 2001

[The following article is courtesy of Atlantic News.]

HERE FOR YOU — Dean (back) Geoff (left) and Russ (right) Merrill are ready to help you find the right insurance for your family.
[Atlantic News Photo]

When it comes to supplying the insurance needs of the Seacoast area, Tobey & Merrill Insurance covers it all as your one single source for insurance. Whether you are seeking personal, commercial, life, health, disability or long-term care insurance, Tobey & Merrill offers the expertise and service necessary to give you exactly what you need when it’s time to make that all-important insurance investment.

A visit to the Tobey & Merrill Web site ( offers not only an overall history of the 81-year-old family-run agency, but also provides on-line applications which can be sent to the company via e-mail. Customers who take advantage of this technology will be able to quickly obtain an insurance quotation for their auto, home, flood, life and business insurance needs. Plus, the company is on call 24 hours a day, thanks to its paging service.

Tobey & Merrill Vice President Geoff Merrill, who shares the company name with his brother Dean Merrill, the agency’s president, says Tobey & Merrill is “a community minded” agency which offers “competitive rates” to their customers. Centrally located on High Street in downtown Hampton, Tobey & Merrill is a licensed, professional insurance agent which offers insurance programs especially designed for their customers’ specific needs. They deal with local insurance adjusters when handling claims, and their separate claims department works one-on-one with those customers requiring that particular service.

With ten additional professional staff members on board, customers can be assured that they will get the quality attention they deserve. Plus, Tobey & Merrill represents more than 15 companies, offering more objectivity and more choices for their customers’ insurance needs.

Tobey & Merrill’s mission statement promises “quality and professional service to our customers. We will demonstrate our commitment to you by operating with concern and respect for the long term interests of everybody involved: our clients, our employees, our insurance companies, our employees’ families and our community.” This kind of commitment proves that Tobey & Merrill is a community-based, customer-centered insurance company that is dedicated to providing the very best service to the local community.

Tobey & Merrill Insurance is located at 20 High Street in Hampton. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. For more information, check Tobey & Merrill’s Web site, or call 926-7655, 24 hours a day.