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2010-12-20 12:00:00

SALEM, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion New England gave Salem Public Schools $1.2 million Monday to create an endowment to fund science, technology engineering and math initiatives for students in grades 1 through 8. Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll, State Sen. Fred Berry and State Rep. John Keenan accepted the check in a ceremony at Salem 5 Community Room. Dominion New England, a unit of Dominion (NYSE: D), is the owner of Salem Harbor Power Station. Katheryn Curtis, Dominion...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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