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Business News Archive - August 16, 2005

ELLSWORTH - Austin Goodyear, a keen businessman who expanded Ellsworth Builders Supply from a single store with 10 employees to a company with 10 locations and 300 workers, died Sunday at his home in Brooklin. He was 85 years old. Goodyear, who worked every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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