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News and Events

Jun 10, 2024

The Original BIGFOOT Monster Truck Rolled into Falmouth, ME for 2 DAY EVENT!

THE ORIGINAL MONSTER TRUCK: BIGFOOT rolled into Falmouth, Maine early on Friday, May 31st and parked at Sullivan Tire and Auto Service for a 2 DAY - OPEN TO PUBLIC EVENT WEEKEND to the delight of many in the surrounding communities!

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Tires

Jun 1, 2024

Tire of the Month - June 2024

The Sullivan Tire TIRE OF THE MONTH for June 2024 is the Kelly Edge Touring A/S! Learn more about this month's pick here!

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News and Events

May 17, 2024

Announcing Seven New Locations

The addition of Stratham Tire Locations in Bangor and Auburn, ME along with Portsmouth and Brentwood, NH will Strengthen Sullivan Tire’s Presence in Northern New England.

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event collateral with multicolored disembodied legs seemingly running across the top of the photo from left to right beneath is the Sullivan Tire and Auto Service Employee-Owned Logo (green, yellow, black) centered, beneath is the event title "Champions Fighting Cancer", beneath are 3 photos of different participant Teams with varying matching tshirt colors, in the first photo are a group of 4 people of color with matching black team shirts and a man in front tosses his arms up in enthusiasm and he appears to be cheering, 2nd photo is of a group of 15 in white team t-shirts predominantly women of color 3 are holding brightly colored photo props (rainbow, guitar, trophy), the last photo across is  a team photo of a group of 13 smiling white people in light blue shirts holding a sign with a name printed on it, beneath is printed Brockton, MA SUNDAY MAY 5TH, 2024 surrounded by 2 blue foot prints that contain breast cancer ribbons of varying colors, on the bottom the Signature Health Care is printed beside company logo and to the right of that is printed: The Chrystine M. Sullivan Memorial Foundation
News and Events

May 15, 2024

25th Annual Champions Fighting Cancer Walk 2024

On May 5th, 2024, the 25th Annual Champions Fighting Cancer Walk gathered thousands to walk 4.5 miles from Brockton High School to the Greene Cancer Center to raise funds to help those battling cancer across their communities. Read more about the event here!

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Tires

May 1, 2024

Tire of the Month - May 2024

The Sullivan Tire TIRE OF THE MONTH for May, 2024 is the Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015! Learn more about this month's pick here!

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Tires

Apr 1, 2024

Tire of the Month - April 2024

The Sullivan Tire TIRE OF THE MONTH for April, 2024 is the Uniroyal Tiger Paw A/S DT! Learn more about this month's pick here!

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News and Events

Dec 6, 2023

Sullivan Tire Spreads Holiday Cheer in Concord, NH

On Saturday, December 2, Sullivan Tire welcomed the community of Concord, NH to their new location at 63 Hall Street with beautiful free holiday wreaths, a visit by Boston Bruins mascot Blades, and plenty of hot cocoa and holiday cheer!

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Image of a tire plug being compared to a tire plug and patch combo
Tires

Nov 20, 2023

What is the Difference Between a Tire Plug and a Tire Patch?

A tire plug may be a quick fix but a tire patch and plug combo is the only real way to repair your tire.

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Paul Sullivan standing proud with a group of Sullivan Tire employees
News and Events

Nov 3, 2023

Sullivan Tire Announces Employee Stock Option Plan

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service today announced a new Employee Stock Option Plan that will turn over ownership of the 68-year-old, family-owned company to its employees. The new ESOP will ensure the legacy, brand and family culture of Sullivan Tire will remain as it began, putting their employees at the forefront and keeping the company true to its brand identity of treating everyone as if they are a member of the family.

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large text that reads "Navigating The Road To Responsible Driving," and "Teen Driver Safety" with a photo of a teen driver with an adult in the passenger seat.
Safety

Oct 15, 2023

Teen Driver Safety: Navigating the Road to Responsible Driving

At Sullivan Tire, we understand the pivotal role that safety and vehicle maintenance play in your teen driver’s safety. In this blog post, we'll share some key tips and strategies to discuss with your teen as well as preventative maintenance tips for ensuring the safety of teen drivers, their friends, and families.

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Bruins mascot blades posing in front of a signed Charlie Coyle jersey
News and Events

Oct 13, 2023

Blades' Fall Hat Trick Tour

Sullivan Tire hosted Boston Bruins mascot Blades for a special 3 store visit in Massachusetts and Rhode Island celebrating our wonderful customers in a “hat trick” tour!

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A flyer image for the 2023 Rockland Fall Festival
News and Events

Oct 13, 2023

Sullivan Celebrates At 2023 Rockland Fall Festival

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service has been a proud sponsor of the Rockland Fall Festival for five years, and been a member of the community in Rockland since 1955! The event is a street festival calling for the closure of Union Street that celebrates community, the arts, producers, and small businesses. 2023 was no exception, marking the fifth year of collaboration!

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"Sullivan Tire Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month"
Other

Sep 15, 2023

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: 4 Influential Figures in the Automotive Industry

This Hispanic Heritage Month, Sullivan Tire is celebrating major contributions of those with Hispanic heritage to the automotive industry. Whether they set the stage by breaking into the automotive market in South America or broke both speed and gender barriers, those with Hispanic heritage have an important place in the history of the automotive industry dating back to its inception.

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Damariscotta Grand Reopening graphic
News and Events

Sep 6, 2023

Sullivan Tire Celebrates Damariscotta, ME Grand Reopening

On Saturday, August 25-26, Sullivan Tire was thrilled to celebrate the grand re-opening of their newly renovated Damariscotta, ME location!

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A Sullivan Tire tent set up at the marshfield fair with people underneath it talking. The marshfield fair logo in the bottom left corner.
News and Events

Aug 23, 2023

Sullivan Tire sponsors Marshfield Fair Senior Citizen Day 2023

Sullivan Tire was proud to once again sponsor the Marshfield Fair's Senior Citizen Day in 2023, ensuring that seniors received free admission to a day of fun and a free serving of ice cream!

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News and Events

Jul 18, 2023

Thanks For Joining Us - Customer Appreciation Day in Dover, NH

Thank you for joining us for Customer Appreciation Day in Dover, NH! Check out all the fun, photos, and celebration featuring family-friendly fun, touch-a-truck with one of our huge commercial division boom trucks, face painting, snacks and refreshments, games and prizes, and more!

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Photo of Robert Childs and Paul Sullivan shaking hands in front of a silver truck with the Childs logo on it. Beneath them is the Sullivan Tire and Childs logos.
News and Events

Jul 6, 2023

Celebrating 75 years of Child's Trucking

​Sullivan Tire extends warm and wonderful CONGRATULATIONS to Child's Trucking as their commercial department celebrates 75 years in business!

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Dover Customer Appreciation Day promo image with the title, date, and time of the event and a Sullivan Tire commerical division boom truck on it with confetti and streamers
News and Events

Jul 5, 2023

Customer Appreciation Day in Dover, NH - July 15, 2023

Join us for Customer Appreciation Day in Dover, NH on Friday, July 15th! Family-friendly fun including a DJ, touch-a-truck with one of our huge commercial division boom trucks, face painting, snacks and refreshments, games and prizes, and more!

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Blades mascot posing with BU Grad, wearing her graduation cap
News and Events

May 22, 2023

Boston Bruins Mascot Blades Takes On Beacon St. and Comm Ave.

​​On Sunday, May 20th, Boston Bruins mascot Blades hit the Boston city streets to bring joy to the community and celebrate a historic NHL season for the Boston Bruins! Read more about the day of fun here.

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News and Events

May 12, 2023

2023 Champions Fighting Cancer Walk

On May 7th 2023 over 2,000 determined participants including children and seniors, businesses and organizations came together to walk 4.5 miles across Brockton in the fight against cancer. See photos and learn more in this blog post!

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Other

Mar 14, 2023

Papercraft Fun - Children's Craft Day 2023

March 14, 2023, is Children's Craft Day and we're excited to share 4 free downloadable papercraft activities! Print out the files, grab some glue and scissors, and start creating! You can cut and glue a sedan, sportscar, racecar, and even a dinosaur. Fun to make, and fun to play!

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Other

Mar 1, 2023

Four Innovating Women in the Early Auto Industry

This Women's History Month, we're highlighting four women inventors and innovators who have made significant contributions in the early days of the auto industry!

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Other

Feb 1, 2023

Four Black Innovators in the Auto Industry

This Black History Month, we're highlighting four black inventors and innovators who have made highly significant contributions to the auto industry!

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News and Events

Oct 12, 2022

Sullivan Tire Acquires Central Tire in Maine

Sullivan Tire acquires Central Tire expanding their footprint to Sanford and Shawmut, Maine.

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News and Events

Sep 16, 2022

Massachusetts Inspection Sticker Rule Change

Massachusetts RMV is cracking down on inspection stickers with new rule changes starting November 1, 2022. Sullivan Tire has you covered with details regarding these upcoming changes here.

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MICHELIN Defender2 Tire
News and Events

Jul 12, 2022

MICHELIN Launches the New Defender2 Tire

The MICHELIN Defender2 tire has launched, and MICHELIN promises a high performing tire that lasts longer. Check out the Defender2 Tire product details here.

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Paul Sullivan delivers socks for the homeless to the team at Father Bills and MainSpring
News and Events

Jun 1, 2022

Sock Drive Success

Sullivan Tire’s Sock Donation event successfully collected over 40,000 socks to be donated to charitable organizations across New England.

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Person putting a charger for an electric vehicle into the charging outlet of the vehicle
Maintenance

May 19, 2022

Top 9 Tire and Auto Services for Your Electric Car

Your electric car doesn’t need the same services as your gas-powered car. Find out the top 9 routine tire and auto services for your electric car.

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C&R Tire logo and Sullivan Tire logo over an image of two hands shaking
News and Events

May 2, 2022

Sullivan Tire Acquires C&R Tire

Sullivan Tire acquires C& R Tire expanding their footprint to Worcester and Sturbridge, MA.

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Photo of President and CEO of Sullivan Tire Company Joseph Zaccheo
News and Events

Apr 19, 2022

Sullivan Tire Company Names New President and CEO

The Sullivan Tire Family is proud to announce the promotion of Joseph M. Zaccheo to President and CEO of Sullivan Tire Company.

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News and Events

Apr 15, 2022

Download the 2022 Boston Red Sox Schedule

Save the Sullivan Tire Boston Red Sox Schedule to your phone or desktop or grab one for FREE in a location nearest you.

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Pile of Socks
News and Events

Mar 11, 2022

Sock Drive for the Homeless

Donate new socks for those in need to any Sullivan Tire location until May 1, 2022.

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Mark Bellerose ASE World Class Technician
News and Events

Jan 27, 2022

Sullivan Tire Gains New ASE World Class Technician

Sullivan Tire has gained another ASE World Class Technician to the team.

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Moon in space
Other

Jan 19, 2022

Michelin Builds Airless Tire for Lunar Mission

Michelin teams up with Northrop Grumman Lunar Terrain Vehicle Team and many others to build airless tires for the ultimate off-roading vehicle in space.

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Markings on Tire Sidewall
Tires

Jan 11, 2022

What Do the Numbers and Letters on Your Tire's Sidewall Mean?

Don’t ignore these! Find out what the numbers and letters on your tire’s sidewall mean here.

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Car driving on a road
Safety

Dec 23, 2021

9 Things You Need to Check on Your Car Before a Road Trip

Make sure your car is road-ready. Here are 9 things you need to check on your car before heading out on a road trip.

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Summer vs All Season vs Winter Tires Image
Tires

Dec 6, 2021

What's the Difference Between Winter, Summer, and All-Season Tires?

There are two major differences between winter, summer, and all-season tires that can drastically change your traction and handling on the road. Learn more at sullivantire.com.

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Corroded Car Battery
Maintenance

Nov 2, 2021

7 Warning Signs You May Need a New Car Battery

Harsh New England weather can cause a weak battery to fail quickly. Here are 7 warning signs you may need a new car battery.

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News and Events

Oct 26, 2021

Wellspring Multi-Service Centers | Donate Now

Donate Today: Wellspring Multi-Service Centers’ mission is to provide support and skills to people facing major life challenges.

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Man looking at tire tread pattern
Tires

Oct 18, 2021

How to Buy Tires: A Step-by-Step Guide

Not sure where to start when buying tires? Here are 4 easy steps to follow to give you confidence when buying your next set of tires.

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Wally the Green Monster at the Green Monstah Lemonade Stand
News and Events

Oct 7, 2021

Meet Wally the Green Monster

Meet Wally the Green Monster Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Fall Festival in Rockland, MA!

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Bagged Tires
Seasonal

Oct 4, 2021

How to Store Tires

It’s best to store your bagged tires indoors in a dry area. Learn 4 easy steps to make sure you’re storing your seasonal tires properly at sullivantire.com.

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Driving through fall leaves
Seasonal

Sep 10, 2020

6 Tips For Driving In The Fall

Check out these 6 tips for safe driving this fall in New England! Learn more at sullivantire.com

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Road Emergency Triangle
Safety

Jul 16, 2020

Roadside Emergency Kit Checklist

Be prepared for any road emergency by creating your own roadside emergency kit! Download the Sullivan Tire & Auto Service essentials checklist today.

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Penny Test on Tire Tread Depth
Tech Tips

Jul 9, 2020

DIY Tire Tread Check

No tools needed! All you need is a penny to find out the tread depth on your tires.

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Disinfecting a Dashboard
Safety

Apr 27, 2020

How to Clean Your Car for Coronavirus

At Sullivan Tire & Auto Service, we fully understand the concerns our customers have about exposure to COVID-19, or the coronavirus.

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Winter tires driving on a snowy road
Seasonal

Nov 5, 2019

Winter Driving Prep Checklist

Make sure your car is road-ready for the winter and prepared for the messy slush, rain, snow, and ice with Sullivan Tire’s Winter Driving Prep Checklist.

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Technician removing nail from tire
Tires

Aug 29, 2019

How To Repair A Tire

Tires need to be repaired from the inside out and for your safety, never use a tire plug. Learn how to repair a tire for good with Sullivan Tire.

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Digital Parts Image
Maintenance

Aug 29, 2019

10 Basic Preventative Maintenance For Your Car | Sullivan Tire and Auto Service

Although you may get the occasional oil change or maintenance on our vehicles when it's absolutely necessary or in the case of an emergency but to keep your vehicle running smoothly, all types of preventative maintenance should be done on your vehicle regularly.

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car gas gauge on empty
Safety

Aug 28, 2019

Run Out Of Gas

Here are 3 things to do if your vehicle runs out of gas and you're stuck on the road. Learn more at sullivantire.com.

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man standing over an overheating car
Safety

Aug 28, 2019

6 Steps To Take If Your Vehicle Is Overheating

If you're on the road and your vehicle starts to overheat, follow these 6 steps to maintain safety and your car’s components.

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Man changing a flat tire
Safety

Aug 28, 2019

Flat Tire

Learn how to safely change a flat tire and be prepared for any future emergencies with Sullivan Tire and Auto Service.

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Check Engine Light
Safety

Aug 28, 2019

Why Your Check Engine Light May Be On

There are so many reasons why your check engine light may be on. Find out more and let Sullivan Tire and Auto Service assist you with the diagnostics.

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Person holding car battery jumper cables
Safety

Aug 28, 2019

How To Jump Start A Dead Battery

If you have a dead car battery, safely follow these 10 steps to get you back on the road. Learn more at sullivantire.com.

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Tire sidewall including the tire size
Tires

Aug 28, 2019

How to Find Your Tire Size

The tire size for your specific vehicle and wheels can be found in two places.

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