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2011-01-06 10:21:00

LOWELL, Mass., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saints Medical Center, a leading non-profit healthcare facility in the Greater Lowell area, is pleased to announce it has entered into a multi-faceted agreement with ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ZOLL) of Chelmsford, Mass., a leader in comprehensive hospital and EMS resuscitation solutions. This agreement includes the Saints-based EMS service working with ZOLL to collaborate on and test new product concepts and technology concepts. Recently...

2008-06-24 15:03:01

By Dan O'Brien, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jun. 24--LOWELL -- The city found itself welcoming another byproduct of the state's "green team" yesterday. No, not the NBA champion Boston Celtics. Rather, Gov. Deval Patrick, state legislators and others who have emphasized drawing clean-energy firms to the Bay State. Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a fast-growing designer and installer of solar electric power systems for commercial, residential and public sector clients, welcomed about 50 area...

2007-01-02 12:00:50

By Matt Murphy, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jan. 2--The year 2006 brought a police officer putting his life on the line. It brought political intrigue in the changing of the guard in Lowell's City Hall and Police Department. It brought the halt to an effort to create the state's newest community. It brought its share of crimes and criminals And it brought ark-level rain and a reminder that, in the toughest moments, neighbors help neighbors. Here are the 10 stories that changed Greater...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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