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2008-07-02 09:00:55

Maine PowerOptions (MPO), a non-profit energy-purchasing consortium, today announced that it has renewed its service agreement with Constellation NewEnergy, a subsidiary of Constellation Energy. The consortium serves as a petroleum products and electric power aggregator for Maine's local governmental and non-profit organizations and is sponsored by the Maine Municipal Bond Bank and Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority. "Our collaboration with Constellation NewEnergy...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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