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2011-06-17 05:00:00

OTTAWA, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), ("Bridgewater" or the "Company") the global leader in intelligent broadband controls, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Amdocs Limited (NYSE: DOX) through a plan of arrangement for C$8.20 per share in cash (the "Arrangement"), valuing the Company at approximately C$211 million. The agreement is subject to Bridgewater shareholder approval, regulatory approval and other...

2010-11-08 09:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost a million students will visit historic Plimoth Plantation in a little over a week, and thanks to technology, not one of them will leave the classroom. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO) Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, will host a live virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass., on...

2009-09-28 04:50:00

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In what may be a first nationally and a sign of the economic times, a suburban neighborhood outside Tampa, Fla. has retained a well-known public relations firm to enhance its strengths and finish the comeback homeowners initiated more than a year ago. The Bridgewater Community Association, comprised of 760 homes in growing Wesley Chapel, Fla., has hired the Tampa office of French/West/Vaughan, one of the nation's largest independent public...

2009-04-23 16:14:00

BROCKTON, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brockton Post Office, located at 120 Commercial Street in Brockton, will be renamed the Rocky Marciano Post Office in a formal ceremony at 2 p.m. on April 26th at the postal facility. The renaming is a result of Public Law 110-272, submitted to Congress by U.S. Congressman Stephen F. Lynch. "Renaming the Brockton Post Office for Rocky is a fitting tribute to the greatest boxer of all time," said Northeast Area Vice President Tim Haney. "The...

2009-03-11 09:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Mass., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Principles of Plymouth Rock Studios joined local labor leaders in signing a Memorandum of Understanding related to construction of the project. The letter, which was signed by Plymouth Rock Studios Chairman David Kirkpatrick at today's Massachusetts Trades Council Annual Convention, set forth a number of minimum requirements for a contractor to be eligible to submit a bid for work on Plymouth Rock Studios. It is anticipated that the project will...

2009-02-09 17:22:00

PLYMOUTH, Mass., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, February 6, 2009, Plymouth Rock Studios, a $500 million film and television studio based in Plymouth, Massachusetts, reached another milestone when the October 27, 2008 Plymouth Town Meeting vote creating a new zoning overlay district for the proposed project was approved by the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. Plymouth Town Meeting Members were asked in October to approve a new "Movie and Entertainment Production Overlay District...

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By SYDNEY SCHWARTZ The Marshfield and Scituate waterways commissions will be honored by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association for their work in support of a no-discharge zone. The federal Environmental Protection Agency declared the waters off Scituate, Marshfield and Cohasset a no-discharge zone in June. The waterways commissions had been working together to seek the designation for several years. In a no-discharge zone, boaters are not permitted to empty their vessels'...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

CARVER - The National Cranberry Festival will be held Saturday through Monday at Edaville USA in Carver. The festival will include train rides through the cranberry bogs, music and dance performances, cranberry cooking demonstrations, crafts and amusement rides. There will be a fireworks show at 7:30 p.m. Hours for the festival are: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday and Monday. General admission is $6. Parking is free. For more information, go to edaville.com or...

2008-10-09 21:00:22

The latest Mass. State Track Coaches Association cross country poll for teams in The Patriot Ledger circulation area, with last week's ranking in parentheses: Boys 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Pembroke (10) 3. Hingham (2) 3. BC High (3) 4. Duxbury (5) 5. Marshfield (6) 6. Weymouth (NR) 7. Canton (4) 8. Norwell (NR) 9. Sacred Heart (NR) 10. Abington (NR) Girls 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Milton (2) 3. Hingham (3) 4. Weymouth (6) 5. Pembroke (9) 6. Stoughton (NR)...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.