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2010-06-24 07:00:00

BOSTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced the Massachusetts recipients of its 2010 Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, awarding 112 graduating high school seniors from across the state a $1,000 college scholarship in recognition of their academic achievement and commitment to community.

2008-11-24 15:51:22

Police in Harwich, Mass., said they are investigating the origins of an intact and in tune piano found without explanation in the woods. Investigators said the Baldwin Acrosonic piano, model No.

2008-07-17 12:00:39

By Michael Farrell, Gloucester Daily Times, Mass. Jul. 17--MANCHESTER -- Beside the Town Hall there is an infamous ramp. Manchester boaters know to avoid it at low tide because there is a giant pit at the bottom that can damage their trailers.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.