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2014-09-17 23:02:45

Classically Trained Young Musicians Will Perform at the Museum Starting September 19, 2014 Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum and From the Top have partnered to create a monthly concert series, introducing young Museum visitors to musicians from Boston-based arts organization From the Top, America’s premier national platform celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Many of the young musicians featured will also...

2014-09-12 12:23:19

Kicks Off All-American Season in Boston's Oldest Neighborhood CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the first home improvement reality series in the history of television, THIS OLD HOUSE began its broadcast in 1979 featuring expert home renovation for national audiences. Thirty-five years later, its beloved cast of experts' hosts a historical homecoming to the Boston area, showcasing classic deep-dive how-to renovation projects in celebration of the shows longstanding...

2014-09-11 23:08:43

Truck Pull Held at Boston College will Benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts Boston, Mass (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Humboldt Storage and Moving, the oldest moving company in Boston, is kicking off the registration for their third annual Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts. The Truck Pull will be held on October 25 on the Boston College campus. The event will start at 10:00 am. Teams of 10 individuals will get the chance to pull a full sized tractor trailer, a box truck...

How Do Marshes Respond To Sea-level Rise?
2014-09-11 03:16:45

[ Watch The Video: Plum Island Estuary: Studying How Marshes Respond To Sea-Level Rise ] National Science Foundation Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site provides important clues for protecting & managing estuaries At the Plum Island Sound estuary in northeastern Massachusetts, the marsh floods like clockwork. At high tide, you can pass over the mudflats into the grass in a boat. At low tide, the ocean waters recede, leaving behind fresh deposits of nutrient-rich...

2014-08-29 16:22:44

Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones play annual concert series designed to highlight downtown Springfield real estate, office space, and retail opportunities. SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Florida-based blues and roots rock band Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones headlined the Stearns Square Summer Concert series on Aug. 21 as part of the City of Springfield's summer-long concert series that runs through the end of August. Photo -...

2014-08-28 16:31:30

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As students don their backpacks and return to the classroom, they have an opportunity to win some serious cash for themselves and their schools through a national program sponsored by the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. MassMutual is currently running a social media campaign called the "Best School Ever" where people can tweet why their school rocks using the hashtag #MMBestSchoolEver and be entered to win $5,000 for their...

2014-08-26 16:27:57

Samantha Sandler Named to Board of Compassion & Choices NANTUCKET, Mass. and NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Samantha B. Sandler, a civic leader and conservationist who lives in Nantucket and New York City, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139858 Sandler is a member of the New York City Center Education Committee, advisor and former...

2014-08-21 23:16:40

AlignLife of Springfield, a chiropractic and natural healthcare office, donated 565 canned goods to a local food pantry that was in dire need of support during the summer months. Springfield, IL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Most people think of donating food around the holiday time, but the summer months often get overlooked for a variety of reasons—thus making these months some of the most important for food pantries. Understanding this need, Dr. Bryne Willey of AlignLife of Springfield, a...

2014-08-15 16:23:21

Annual summer concert series showcases downtown Springfield entertainment district SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country star Maggie Rose headlined the Stearns Square Concert Series on Thursday, Aug. 7 as part of downtown Springfield's summer-long concert series held in the city's entertainment district. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140814/136406 The long-running series began as CityBlock in the summer of 2000 when the city closed off part...

2014-08-14 12:23:00

Solar power, onsite bike accommodations, greenhouse, electric vehicles, and high efficiency lighting and equipment among features to be included in Mohegan Sun Massachusetts REVERE, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohegan Sun Massachusetts is expected to be the greenest resort casino in the nation, with one of the highest LEED scores of any such facility in the industry. This is according to points earned from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environmental...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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