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2014-06-02 23:07:34

Empowering communities throughout the Tijuana River Watershed, improving water quality in Maine’s Casco Bay, being a leading advocate for rivers in Kansas, giving back as a tireless volunteer river trail steward in Illinois, and developing national showcases of urban renewal in Rhode Island are just a few of the accomplishments of an extraordinary group of individuals who have dedicated themselves to protecting our most vital natural resource—water. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 02, 2014...

2014-05-30 23:03:45

Amica Insurance is sharing five tips to help properly maintain tires. Lincoln, R.I. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Summer is a great time to travel with family and friends, and road trips are a fun way to see the sights. However, car trouble happens, especially when it comes to tires. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing five tips to help properly maintain tires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported nearly 11,000 crashes caused by blowouts or flat tires in 2013,...

2014-05-30 08:23:14

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Girls on the Run® Rhode Island will present their third annual 5K, 10K & Kids Fun Run, on Sunday, June 1(st) at Roger Williams Park, in Providence, RI. Registration via http://www.gotrri.org/5k is available through 8:00 p.m. Friday and same day registration begins at 7:00 a.m. with the Run beginning at 9:00 a.m. The event is rain or shine, and is open to the public. Girls on the Run is a life-changing, experiential learning program...

2014-05-29 00:22:48

Funding Will Help More Businesses Use Data to Understand Customers and Grow Sales PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swipely, the simple way for merchants to understand customers and grow sales, today announced it has completed a $20 million Series C round of financing. Pritzker Group Venture Capital led the investment and was joined by existing investors First Round Capital, Index Ventures and Shasta Ventures. Swipely will use the new funding to accelerate growth, helping more...

2014-05-28 23:01:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) has started a major renovation project at their Pawtucket office in order to make room for the newest generation of MRI - the 3T MRI. Upon completion of the renovations, RIMI will be providing patients access to three, out-patient 3T MRI’s throughout Rhode Island. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) broke ground earlier this week on renovating an existing suite at the Blackstone Valley Medical Building to house the...

2014-05-22 23:07:53

Tunstall Americas was awarded the prestigious “Innovation Award” at the recent Rhode Island Governor’s Workforce Board annual meeting. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Tunstall Americas was awarded the prestigious “Innovation Award” at the recent Rhode Island Governor’s Workforce Board annual meeting. The award is given to Rhode Island companies who are committed to contributing to the economic development of Rhode Island. Casey Pittock, President and CEO, accepted the award...

2014-05-21 23:04:23

Interstate Reliability Project Construction Part of $512 Million Project to Strengthen New England’s Electric Transmission System Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 National Grid today announced that it would begin construction on a 15.4 mile 345 kV electric transmission line project within its existing right-of-way in the towns of Millbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville following the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s (EFSB) final approval, which was issued...

2014-05-19 12:20:59

Speedcraft VW presents buyers with true costs related to vehicle purchase WAKEFIELD, R.I., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For a large amount of auto buyers, many dealerships' promises of low lease rates and small down payments are too much to ignore. However, a growing amount of shoppers experience a rude awakening when they find out that the price they've seen and heard prior to their dealership visit is a far cry from what they will actually pay. One Providence-area Volkswagen...

2014-05-14 12:28:14

NEWPORT, R.I., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soup's almost on "Chowdah" lovers! The 33(rd) Annual Polar Seltzer Great Chowder Cook-Off, the original, largest and longest-running chowder championship in the country scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014, will welcome dozens of restaurants from across the country as they take aim at the national titles of "Best Clam", "Best Seafood", and "Best Creative" chowder and celebrate the traditional kick-off to the summer season in the beautiful,...

2014-05-13 16:34:16

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a well-attended ceremony held at the Manton Heights Community Center on Monday afternoon, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) and its partners celebrated the accomplishments of 25 adult public housing residents who have completed an "Internet Basics" training course as part of the "Get Connected" initiative. Attendees included Senator Juan Pichardo, State Representative Raymond Hull, Jeshenia Brito, City of Providence,...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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