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2012-07-06 23:01:43

The new Atlantic Safety Products' New Hampshire headquarters in Pittsfield, NH features a 70,000 SqFt. warehouse. Pittsfield, NH (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 For over 20 years, the Atlantic Safety Products (ASP) HQ has been in Norwood, Massachusetts. When the opportunity came for owners David and Robert Dillon to move their headquarters to Pittsfield, NH, they jumped at the chance. "The new Pittsfield location is perfect for our needs. We are growing at a steady rate, and we needed the...

2011-11-25 08:00:00

Silent Call Communications new Signature Series Sidekick II receiver, Smoke Detectors and a Bed Shaker will wake the heaviest sleeper, a person who is deaf or hard of hearing. When seconds count, this alerting device system can help save lives when it comes to fire safety. The new Signature Series Sidekick II is the only of its kind with built in Supervision, that when connected to Signature Series Smoke Detectors in the home, will alert a person if the battery is low or if something is wrong...

2011-03-23 11:30:00

Exhibition Opens in Upper-Level Galleries May 20, 2011 NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection, an exhibition featuring more than 200 objects, including furniture, drawings, household objects, textiles and baskets from one of the country's most renowned Shaker collections, will be on view in the Frist Center's Upper-Level Galleries May 20 - Aug. 21, 2011. The exhibition is organized by Hancock Shaker Village in...

2010-06-22 10:00:00

PITTSFIELD, Mass., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart Chase, Executive Director of Berkshire Museum announced that Tom Patti, one of the world's mostly highly regarded artists working in glass, has been commissioned to create an original work of art for the Museum's entry vestibule. This major commission, the Museum's first since 1937, when Alexander Calder received his first public commission for two mobiles in the Museum's Ellen Crane Memorial Theater, is expected to be completed and...

2008-09-25 09:00:26

By MEG HECKMAN It's official. Downtown Pittsfield is wireless. After months of work, the town has launched a WiFi bubble around its downtown businesses. Laptop users can log on to send e-mail, check the weather or do any other online chores. Town leaders used a $4,500 federal grant to install the system in hopes of boosting traffic and business in Pittsfield. A "wire- cutting" ceremony will be held this morning. MEG HECKMAN Originally published by MEG HECKMAN Monitor staff. (c)...

2008-09-08 15:00:10

By SHARON KILEY MACK; OF THE NEWS STAFF PITTSFIELD - One mother worried that neither of her adult sons has health insurance. One man talked about how his insurance costs rose to a level he could not afford when he decreased his work hours. An older woman questioned statements she receives from a health care plan she never signed up for. More than a dozen people gathered Friday night at the First Universalist Church for a potluck supper and discussion about health care. Guest speaker Dan...

2008-09-04 15:00:36

PITTSFIELD - The education department of Sebasticook Valley Hospital will offer Heartsaver classes at the Sebasticook Valley Hospital's Main Street conference room. Infant-Child-Adult CPR will be offered from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, and First Aid will be offered from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25. The cost for a single class is $30 and the cost for both classes is $50. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Entrance to the conference room is from the municipal...

2008-08-13 15:00:29

NEW GLOUCESTER - The Sabbathday Lake Association will host the second summer meeting from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Sabbathday Lake Grange Hall on Sabbathday Lake Road. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. The meeting will feature three speakers: Roberta Scruggs, Forest Bell and Heather True. Bell will discuss the results of this summer's water testing program. Scruggs works for the Lakes Environmental Association, a nonprofit group based in Bridgton dedicated to protecting...

2008-08-06 18:00:32

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - Maxim Power Corp. (TSX:MXG) ("MAXIM" or the "Corporation") announced today that it completed its previously announced acquisition of the Pittsfield Generating Company and its 170 megawatt (MW) electric power plant in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Pittsfield Generating Company and Power Plant MAXIM acquired the Pittsfield Generating Company and its 170 MW electric power plant in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, from affiliates of GE Energy Financial...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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