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2011-08-08 08:07:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America on behalf of its six sparkling regional spring water brands, Arrowhead®, Deer Park®, Ice Mountain®, Ozarka®, Poland Spring® and Zephyrhills® today announced the findings from its recent survey. The survey complements a new breakthrough online and social media campaign called "Nature's Fix," promoting Nestle...

2010-05-03 13:31:00

HOLLIS, Maine, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday night, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency requested the assistance of Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) to deliver Poland Spring bottled water to the Boston area in light of the boil alert situation. The company has also received hundreds of orders for bottled water and began working on production and delivery logistics immediately. The company has already delivered 21 truckloads (nearly half a million bottles) of water to the...

2010-04-29 09:22:00

POLAND SPRING, Maine, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Poland Spring hosted 100 high school students and 30 volunteers at the 2010 Southwestern Maine Envirothon competition on Wednesday. The event was held on the grounds of historic Poland Spring Museum/Environmental Education Center and Preservation Park. The day's competition was planned and coordinated by a team of partners from Androscoggin Valley, Cumberland, Franklin, Oxford and York County Soil and Water Conservation Districts....

2010-03-22 12:08:00

HOLLIS, Maine, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Poland Spring kicked off its celebration of World Water Day, March 22nd, with the delivery of Project WET classroom education kits to nearly 300 fourth graders in Maine School Administrative District (MSAD) #6. The classroom kits contain educational materials that help teach students the importance of water and using it sustainably. MSAD #6 includes elementary schools in the towns of Hollis, Buxton, Standish and Limington. Poland...

2010-01-28 11:03:00

LEWISTON, Maine, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Poland Spring Water Company will receive the Androscoggin Chamber's first-ever Poland Business of the Year Award at their annual meeting and awards dinner in Lewiston. The historic Maine water bottler is being recognized for its significant investments in the town of Poland, Maine - investments that are fundamental to the area's ability to succeed, grow, and prosper. Chip Morrison, Chamber President, highlighted the company's significant...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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