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2009-09-22 16:40:00

CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District continues deck repairs and paving on the Sagamore Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., but will adjust the work schedule for the next three weekends to allow extra traffic lanes to help reduce traffic congestion on Cape Cod. Work on the bridge started on Monday, Sept. 14, 2009. Additional message boards have been activated on highway approaches to the Sagamore and...

2009-09-21 11:52:00

WOODS HOLE, Mass., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Senate President Therese Murray, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), and key state officials gathered at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) today to break ground on a $25 million renovation of the MBL's central research training facility, the Loeb Laboratory. This renovation will create 250 regional construction jobs over the next 15 months and will greatly enhance the MBL's and the state's...

2009-09-18 13:34:00

CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Deck repairs and paving on the Sagamore Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., continue. Work on the bridge started on Monday, Sept. 14, 2009. Phase I (of three phases) work accomplished to date includes removal of all existing granite curb from existing sidewalk, nearly complete removal of existing roadway pavement, staging and scaffolding to demolish parapet walls and sidewalk concrete on the North and South abutments. Additional...

2009-04-30 07:10:00

HYANNIS, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A malicious and seductive butler, a desperate mother trying to overcome her guilt, a motivated young man in search of a long-lost love, two family members who discover a paradise of free and uncontrollable love, a handsome and troubled young man born into a dysfunctional family and a young woman trying to find herself in the midst of a bitter love triangle: All these characters live at Sandcastles, an exclusive and private development in Cape Cod. In...

2009-04-23 17:12:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Barnstable-Brown Derby Eve Gala is proud to announce that celebrity socialite Paris Hilton and her boyfriend Doug Reinhardt, will attend the 21st annual charity gala, to benefit diabetes research. Hilton will appear at the annual event held at the Louisville home of Patricia Barnstable-Brown. Brown hosts the celebrity-packed party with her twin sister, Priscilla. "With Paris and Doug adding to this year's celebrity lineup, this party's sure to...

2009-04-02 10:16:00

Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Woods Hole Research Center Create New 'Woods Hole Consortium' WOODS HOLE, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Three leading research centers based in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, announce the creation of the Woods Hole Consortium, a new alliance that will bring their combined scientific power to bear on some of the major issues facing society today and spawn scientific growth and job opportunity on the South Coast...

2009-03-17 08:00:00

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of Ottaway's New England media groups won Newspaper of the Year awards while all of the company's regional media groups received many additional honors from the New England Newspaper Association at its annual banquet in Boston on Friday. SouthCoast Media Group's The Standard-Times, based in New Bedford, Mass., was named Newspaper of the Year in the daily category for newspapers its size, while Nantucket Media Group's The Inquirer and Mirror won...

2009-03-04 07:30:00

--Marine-based technologies target new and existing markets in ocean energy, aquaculture, and environmental technologies-- WOODS HOLE, Mass., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the Regional Technology Development Corp. (RTDC) of Cape Cod announced jointly today the signing of a technology transfer and entrepreneurial services agreement designed to accelerate the transfer of WHOI technology innovations to the marketplace. The alliance is a unique...

2008-12-28 10:38:25

Cape Cod Stranding Network coordinator Sarah Herzig says 10 dolphins have been stranded on beaches in the Massachusetts region in recent days. Herzig said eight of the animals became stranded on beaches in the towns of Wellfleet and Brewster on Christmas Day, followed by two more dolphins on Wellfleet beaches a day later, the Cape Cod (Mass.) Times said Saturday. Three of the stranded dolphins died on the beaches, while a fourth was euthanized by rescuers. The remaining six dolphins were all...

2008-09-28 18:05:00

SENATOR Edward Kennedy, who has brain cancer, has returned home after hospital treatment. The 76 year-old was rushed into A&E after complaining of feeling ill near his Massachusetts holiday home, sparking fears for his health. A statement issued by the senator's office attributed the condition to a change in medication, and said he had been allowed to return home. An emergency telephone call from the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port on Cape Codwas made at around 5pm on Friday, said...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.