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2008-06-24 18:02:42

Modern Continental Corp., the largest contractor in a multi-billion-dollar Boston tunnel project has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, court documents show.

2006-10-24 18:02:00

By CASEY ROSS After repeatedly bashing safety oversight by the Big Dig's top management consultant, the Romney administration quietly tapped the controversial firm to inspect repairs of the Interstate 90 ceiling system that collapsed and killed a woman in July, the Herald has learned.

2006-08-29 17:38:15

BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of a woman killed when slabs of cement fell from the ceiling of Boston's "Big Dig" highway tunnel project filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority and contractors.

2006-08-16 15:24:43

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took formal control on Wednesday of Boston's scandal-plagued "Big Dig" highway project, naming an engineering firm to conduct a 90-day review of problems in the tunnel where a ceiling collapse last month killed a woman.

2006-07-27 14:42:21

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The director of Boston's "Big Dig" highway tunnel program agreed on Thursday to resign, two weeks after a tunnel ceiling collapsed and killed a motorist.

2006-07-27 09:38:49

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The director of Boston's "Big Dig" tunnel program agreed on Thursday to resign, two weeks after a tunnel ceiling collapsed and killed a motorist. Massachusetts Gov.

2006-07-27 07:56:59

BOSTON (Reuters) - The embattled director of Boston's "Big Dig" tunnel program said on Thursday he was resigning his post, effective August 15, a spokesman for Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.