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2015-03-05 16:27:21

WALTHAM, Mass., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.

2015-03-05 16:20:30

LOVELAND, Colo., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightning Hybrids, developer and manufacturer of hydraulic hybrid systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses, announced an agreement with

2015-03-05 12:28:25

Converse Rubber Tracks Pop-Up Recording Studio Returns for Fourth Year Offering Texas Bands Free Studio Time From March 9-21 NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today,

2015-03-05 08:37:51

Washington's SNOPAC Recognized for Public-Private Partnership with Area Schools and Rave Mobile Safety in Setting New Best-Practices for Emergency Response to Active-Shooter Incidents

2015-03-05 08:28:37

PLYMOUTH, Mass., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Public Relations this month announced the expansion of its client

2015-03-04 08:36:44

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Cook, CEO of Permabit Technology Corporation, the recognized leader

2015-03-04 08:21:24

Raytheon achieves cost savings, critical milestones in satellite terminal upgrades MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed a number

2015-03-03 23:12:06

Attorneys handling national Zofran lawsuits for the Onder Law Firm have updated their website to provide a comprehensive overview of studies examining Zofran’s potential to cause birth defects

2015-03-03 23:06:31

Smart Data Solutions Firm Recognized for Helping Enterprises Extract Business Value from Big Data. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.

2015-03-03 16:28:30

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces the election of Charles J. Dockendorff and Stephen P.


Latest Massachusetts Reference Libraries

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

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2007-03-12 19:54:49

The Yellow jack (Carangoides bartholomaei) is one of several types of jacks. It inhabits the inland waters of the western Atlantic Ocean along the coast from Massachusetts in the United State to Brazil. These fish have a deep body that ranges in color from blue to gray to yellow. The name comes from the yellow fins that the adults typically have. Full grown yellow jacks can get around 30 inches long and can weigh up to 20 pounds.

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.