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2010-06-07 10:09:00

SALEM, Mass., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy New England announced Monday that it will sell the City of Salem the 2-acre Blaney Street property that is home to the Salem Ferry. The city will use a grant from the Massachusetts Seaport Advisory Council to purchase the property that is adjacent to Dominion's Salem Harbor Power Station for $1.7 million. "The Blaney Street site is crucial to the city's waterfront redevelopment plans, and the city has long expressed an interest in...

2009-07-27 14:32:00

BOSTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston's Best Cruises, which operates the MBTA Harbor Express Water Shuttle, The New England Aquarium Whale Watch, The Boston Harbor Islands Tours, and The Salem Ferry, announced today that close to 16,000 passengers participated in cruises operated by the company over the weekend of July 10-12, 2009, which is a record for the enterprise's business. In addition, more than half of its trips were sold out. Separately, on Friday, July 17, Free Ferry Day,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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