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2010-06-07 10:09:00

SALEM, Mass., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy New England announced Monday that it will sell the City of Salem the 2-acre Blaney Street property that is home to the Salem Ferry. The city will use a grant from the Massachusetts Seaport Advisory Council to purchase the property that is adjacent to Dominion's Salem Harbor Power Station for $1.7 million. "The Blaney Street site is crucial to the city's waterfront redevelopment plans, and the city has long expressed an interest in buying...

2008-02-12 12:00:30

By Jeremy Pawloski, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Feb. 12--OLYMPIA -- A 29-year-old Olympia man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations he participated in the kidnapping of a romantic rival. The victim was shot at, robbed and threatened by the defendant's accomplice, court papers state.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.