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2014-07-29 16:21:22

WALTHAM, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected Tracy A. Atkinson as a director effective immediately. Ms. Atkinson, 49, currently serves as executive vice president, finance, of State Street Corporation. In that role, she is responsible for State Street's treasury, investor relations, business unit finance and structured products groups. From 2009 to 2010, she served as executive vice president and chief compliance...

2014-07-29 12:30:42

Springfield Armory®, a leading manufacturer of rifles and handguns, announces the Duel II promotion, during which they will give away more than $100,000 worth of handguns and merchandise, including a trip to Arizona to train with 5-time world champion shooter Rob Leatham. GENESEO, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the Duel II promotion for the entire month of August 2014. Throughout the month, site visitors will have the chance to...

2014-07-29 08:40:42

CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ: DWCH), a leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, is one of the fastest growing public companies in Massachusetts, according to a recent study by Boston Business Journal. The company was ranked #32 out of the 50 fastest growing companies listed, thanks to a robust 69 percent growth rate in revenue since 2011. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121015/NE92833LOGO Datawatch's...

2014-07-29 08:34:15

-- Part of New Corporate Rebranding of Parent Company, Werfen -- BEDFORD, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced the launch of its new corporate brand identity, including a new corporate logo. This is part of a comprehensive rebranding effort by Werfen, the parent company of IL. Founded in Boston, MA, in 1959, IL has been part of the Werfen Group family of companies since 1992. Other companies in the group include Inova Diagnostics (San...

2014-07-29 08:29:15

GLOUCESTER, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings, collages, and monotypes on paper by Ruth Mordecai. The gallery will host a public reception for the artist on Saturday, August 9, 5-7pm. The artist will be at Trident Gallery for conversation Saturday, August 2, 5-7pm, and will lead a discussion of her work on Sunday, August 17, 5-6pm. "As seen across several media comprising this exhibition, Ruth Mordecai's...

2014-07-29 08:26:12

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ] (www.bccresearch.com [E:\BCC Research\Company General Info\www.bccresearch.com ]) reveals in its new report, OILFIELD PROCESS CHEMICALS: GLOBAL MARKETS [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/chemicals/oilfield-process-chemicals-chm039c.html ] , the global market for oilfield process chemicals is expected to grow to nearly $9.7 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound...

2014-07-29 08:21:49

Raytheon continues to achieve key program milestones TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program continues to progress, meeting key program milestones on the path to Initial Operational Capability (IOC). As the prime mission systems integrator for the DDG 1000 ship class, Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) provides the multi-mission, integrated combat system capability for the program. Raytheon's recent program milestones have advanced critical mission...

2014-07-29 04:22:01

ROCKLAND, Massachusetts, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - First patient begins treatment in an international Phase II study investigating the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C in patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC) - mMCC is a rare and aggressive skin cancer lacking effective treatments - MSB0010718C is also currently being explored in a seven cohort Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of solid...

2014-07-28 23:05:40

Frank Moss, Dave Girouard and Christopher Ahlberg bring to Tamr vision and experience in the pioneering use of data analytics. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Tamr, Inc., today announced that it has named three successful entrepreneurs and data analytics visionaries as advisors to the company. They are Frank Moss, former director of the MIT Media Lab and former CEO and chairman of Tivoli Systems; Dave Girouard, founder and CEO of Upstart Network and former president of Google...

2014-07-28 23:05:19

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for coated flat glass is expected to reach nearly $29.2 billion by 2019, registering a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% from 2014 through 2019. Maximum growth is estimated to be recorded in the detergent enzyme segment with a CAGR of 11.3% during the forecast period. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, COATED FLAT GLASS: TECHNOLOGIES...


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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