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2014-04-09 16:23:55

Attorney Adam Tobin of North Andover, MA has been honored with a recognition by Boston Magazine in its selection of "Top Accounting And Estate Planning Professionals In Boston." NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the February, 2014 issue of Boston Magazine published by Metrocorp. Attorney Adam Tobin was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/DC01715 "Top Accounting And...

2010-11-12 00:00:40

L-com, Inc, a global leader in the manufacture of wired and wireless connectivity products, today announced the completion of its new sales, manufacturing, and administrative facility near Shanghai, China. The new facility is the company's fourth full-service business location, with the others located in Massachusetts, Florida, and at its global headquarters in North Andover, Mass. L-com has been selling U.S.-manufactured products into the Chinese market since late 2007. North Andover, MA...

2010-06-15 08:00:00

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitalizing on its 6 year reputation as a worldwide OEM provider of superior InGaAs spectroradiometer instruments, SPECTRAL EVOLUTION announces a new line of laboratory spectroradiometers designed specifically for the solar simulator industry. These lightweight, dual detector instruments feature both a 512-element Si photodiode array as well as a 256-element extended range InGaAs array to cover simultaneous detection of 300-1900nm with one...

2008-08-06 15:00:41

By Jim Patten, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 6--LAWRENCE -- While William George Shea III's lawyer tried to keep him out of jail during his arraignment in Lawrence District Court yesterday, Shea was busy trying to hide his face and making obscene gestures to a reporter and photographer sitting across the courtroom. In the end, the lawyer was not persuasive and the gestures didn't work. Judge Thomas Brennan ordered Shea held on $10,000 cash bail on charges of stealing...

2008-08-06 12:00:26

By J.J. Huggins, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 6--METHUEN -- It will be safe to take another dip in Forest Lake before summer ends. The lake -- the only city-sanctioned swimming hole -- will open today, thanks to reductions in bacteria. Testing showed bacteria levels have dropped and the water is safe. "It looks like we're seeing some improvement," Matt Kraunelis, chief of staff to Mayor William Manzi, said yesterday. Officials took water samples yesterday and...

2008-08-05 12:00:28

By Terry Date, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 5--WINDHAM -- A proposal to place 83 acres of town conservation land into a permanent protective easement stirred debate among the selectmen last night. The land is made up of two parcels near Goodhue Road, clustered among several hundred acres of conservation property. Residents will vote on the proposal, Article 2, on Sept. 9 as part of the Special Town Meeting warrant. Supporters of Article 2 said there are 190,000 reasons...

2008-08-04 12:00:47

By Terry Date, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 4--WINDHAM -- Selectmen had originally planned to wait until next spring before asking voters if they wanted 83 acres of town land near Goodhue Road to be managed as a conservation easement by a land trust. The prevailing thought on the board was to not put this question on the special Town Meeting warrant in September because they didn't want to muddy the waters for the main question on the special warrant -- whether to build a...

2008-08-04 12:00:42

By Mike LaBella, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 4--HAVERHILL -- If $200,000 from the federal government is not enough to clean up the site of the new parking garage, the state is poised to help. Gov. Deval Patrick said that site is one of five locations statewide chosen for help through the new so-called Brownfields Support Team plan. It will help communities clean up contaminated sites and prepare them for redevelopment. The city plans to build a 400-car parking garage...

2008-08-04 12:00:31

By Margo Sullivan, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 4--DERRY -- Ashley Pereira, 11, of Derry doesn't sugar-coat the facts about those baked potato chips in the Boys and Girls Club vending machine. "The regular ones (potato chips) taste better," she said. But she buys the baked chips, which health experts consider the better choice -- even if it's only because she really doesn't have any choice. The healthy snacks are the only kind sold at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater...


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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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