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2014-07-01 00:20:16

KCS to operate largest commuter rail contract in North America with pledge to improve service by "Thinking like a passenger" BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the stroke of midnight, Keolis Commuter Services officially began operating the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's 14 commuter rail lines with a pledge to increase on-time performance and improve safety, cleanliness and customer service. In January 2014, Keolis Commuter Services, part of Keolis North America,...

2011-08-19 06:00:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a provider of industrial ocean-based biomass production and other high-value eco-sustainability solutions, today provided an operational update with respect to its exclusive technology license covering the territory of Back Bay, New Brunswick, Canada ("Back Bay"). Situated off of the Bay of Fundy, Back Bay is located within a region known as having some of the world's highest water level differentials...

2011-08-12 00:00:28

One of Country's Most Desirable Tourist Destinations Selected to Host Conference. HostingCon, the world's premiere conference and trade show serving the hosted services industry, announced today the location and date for its eighth annual event. HostingCon 2012 will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, from July 16-18 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center located in the heart of the beautiful and historic Back Bay. West Chester, OH (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 iNET Interactive...

2011-01-24 00:00:40

The MBTA has issued a RFP for Naming Rights opportunities. The selected consultant will assist the MBTA in determining the feasibility of instituting a Naming Rights Program for stations and facilities though out the transportation system. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 22, 2011 The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for Naming Rights opportunities. The selected consultant will assist the MBTA in determining the feasibility of...

2010-12-10 07:58:00

BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copley Square Hotel, a AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel located in Boston's vibrant Back Bay neighborhood, is offering a special incentive for arriving guests checking into the hotel. Now through March 31, 2011, arriving guests may check-in with the Copley Square Hotel on Facebook Places or Foursquare and receive either a complimentary room upgrade, based on availability, or one complimentary breakfast voucher for two. Arriving guests will need to...

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 31--VIRGINIA BEACH -- An ecological project involving Back Bay and Lake Tecumseh is in jeopardy after its government sponsor pulled out, citing numerous concerns and questions from neighbors, sportsmen and boaters. The $200,000 project was intended to permanently separate the two bodies of water in southern Virginia Beach by building two weirs, or small dikes, which experts at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believe would help...

2008-07-31 09:00:47

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot virginia beach An ecological project involving Back Bay and Lake Tecumseh is in jeopardy after its government sponsor pulled out, citing numerous concerns and questions from neighbors, sportsmen and boaters. The $200,000 project was intended to permanently separate the two bodies of water in southern Virginia Beach by building two weirs, or small dikes, which experts at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believe would help...

2008-06-25 09:02:49

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot virginia beach Once upon a time, Lake Tecumseh and Back Bay were separate bodies of water in southern Virginia Beach, with thick, woody swamps between the two. Then, Ash ville Bridge Creek was created as a drainage ditch and navigational channel. And then, decades later, a small offshoot canal was dug - officials are not sure by whom or when - that today connects Lake Tecumseh with the sprawling Back Bay system. While boating...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.