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2013-03-02 23:03:25

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the leading provider of highly intelligible voice systems for outdoors and indoors, integrated a comprehensive campus Emergency Notification System in conjunction with Rave Alert at Milton Academy, in Milton, Massachusetts. The system concept allows ease of expansion and flexibility, and introduces new technologies that will help Milton Academy to meet current and future notification needs. East Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Acoustic...

2007-05-14 12:00:29

By Maria Sacchetti, The Boston Globe May 12--MILTON -- Fearful that Milton Academy might close its elementary and middle schools, parents are waging a major revolt, slapping bumper stickers on their minivans, putting buttons on their lapels, and reaching into their bank accounts in protest. In the past two weeks, parents launched a website, hired a public relations consultant, and raised $7.2 million to preserve the K-12 academy and its long tradition of enrolling students from...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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