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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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.