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2010-12-20 12:00:00

SALEM, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion New England gave Salem Public Schools $1.2 million Monday to create an endowment to fund science, technology engineering and math initiatives for students in grades 1 through 8. Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll, State Sen. Fred Berry and State Rep. John Keenan accepted the check in a ceremony at Salem 5 Community Room. Dominion New England, a unit of Dominion (NYSE: D), is the owner of Salem Harbor Power Station. Katheryn Curtis, Dominion...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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