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2011-06-13 12:45:00

Satellites provide a lot of useful information and the Landsat 5 satellite captured an image of the long damage track created on June 1, 2011 when a tornado tracked from Springfield to Sturbridge, Mass. An earlier image is now available from 2010 that enables people to more clearly see the damage path the June 2011 twister created on its eastward track. A Landsat 5 satellite image from October 8, 2010 has been released from NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey that shows the area between...

2010-01-12 13:45:00

STURBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS has introduced LaserWave® FLEX multimode fiber, a bend-optimized 50 micron OM4/OM3 multimode fiber designed for use in data center, high performance computing, and enterprise LAN applications. The reduced bending loss exhibited by the fiber at a bend radius as low as 7.5 mm brings outstanding bend performance to OFS' industry-leading LaserWave 550/300 fibers. OFS will exhibit the fiber at the BICSI Winter Conference held...

2009-09-14 14:27:00

STURBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, designer, manufacturer and supplier of leading edge fiber optic network products, today announced that it will exhibit its LaserWave(R) 550 laser-optimized OM4 multimode fiber at the BICSI Fall Conference held Sept. 20 - 24 in Las Vegas (Booth 313). LaserWave 550 fiber is designed to enable low cost connectivity at speeds up to 100 Gb/s for applications including data centers, high-speed computing and supercomputing centers, local area...

2009-05-21 12:05:00

-- Sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Program Encourages People to Get on Base and Enjoy Local Gems -- WORCESTER, Mass., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The EcoTarium, Higgins Armory Museum, Old Sturbridge Village and the Worcester Tornadoes, today announced that they are teaming up to promote "Cover the Bases," a contest to encourage more people to visit and enjoy some of the area's best entertainment. "Cover the Bases" will run from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. The...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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