Latest Plymouth County, Massachusetts Stories

2008-07-01 15:00:25

PLYMOUTH - Attorney General Martha Coakley's office entered into a settlement agreement with the Massachusetts developer Pinehills LLC for clean-water violations.

2008-06-20 15:00:30

Nanoptek Corporation, a company developing technology that produces hydrogen from water and sunlight, announced today that it is moving to Mill Pond Square, 63 Great Road, in Maynard, Massachusetts.

2008-06-19 18:00:12

HINGHAM - The 35-year career of Hingham High School drama teacher John Higgins will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Saturday at Inly School, 46 Watch Hill Drive, Scituate. Higgins is retiring. The evening will include entertainment provided by former students, light hors d'oeuvres and beverages.

2008-06-18 09:01:16

LOCAL IN BRIEF Rockland seeking lifeguards ROCKLAND - The Rockland Youth Commission is accepting applications for lifeguard, water safety instructor and waterfront director. Candidates must be 16 or older, have current lifeguard, CPR and first aid certificates and be available from 9 a.m.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.