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Letter: There is relief from flood insurance

Regarding your article (“Federal flood insurance rates set to increase,” Globe North, May 9), our surprise came about two years back when our mortgage company informed us they were going to cancel our mortgage unless we had flood insurance by month’s end. Who knew?

After much research, we discovered parts of North Reading were rezoned as flood zones. My husband’s family business developed our neighborhood 30 years back, and while we abut wetlands, never have we encountered water, even though a large portion of our four acres is zoned as wetlands.

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