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2011-05-26 12:23:00

ACTON, Mass., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Psychemedics Corporation (NASDAQ: PMD) was ranked 30th in The Boston Globe's 23rd Annual Globe 100 list of the top performing public companies in Massachusetts. The Globe 100 list ranks Massachusetts-based companies whose stock is publicly traded. Ranking is based on financial factors calculated for the calendar year 2010: return on average equity; one-year percentage change in revenue; one-year percentage change in profit margin; 2010 revenue....

2011-03-31 10:00:00

HOUSTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League Baseball teams are not the only teams honing their rosters in preparation for the opening day of America's favorite pastime. Mission Media Group, LLC, which distributes content under the Sporting News Radio (sportingnewsradio.com) name, announced today it is returning award-winning baseball Commentator and Writer, Peter Gammons, to its line up to enhance the network's baseball coverage. Starting this week, Gammons will offer his expert...

2009-11-10 08:30:00

BOSTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter, Wyman has been named a "Top Place to Work in Massachusetts" in the second annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. Winter, Wyman was ranked the Number One Small Employer and fourth on the overall list of 100 workplaces. Produced by the same team that compiles the 22-year-old Globe 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Massachusetts, the Top Places to Work recognizes the most progressive companies in the state...

2009-11-09 08:48:00

WEST NEWTON, Mass., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuum, a leading global innovation design consultancy, today announced it has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the second annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Globe 100's Top Places to Work '09 magazine was published in the Sunday Globe on November 8. Online, the report can be found at www.boston.com/topworkplaces . Produced by the same team that compiles the 22-year-old Globe 100 report...

2009-09-28 10:35:11

Public divided over whether current program will be affordable in future A new poll by the Harvard School of Public Health and The Boston Globe finds 59% of Massachusetts residents who are aware of the state's health reform legislation, which was enacted in 2006, support it. A little more than one in four oppose it (28%), and 13% are not sure. The level of public support for the law has declined somewhat in the last year, from 69% saying they support the law in 2008 to 59% in the current...

2009-09-27 12:25:27

Civil rights advocates and artists say a six-month jail sentence given to a Boston graffiti tagger is a draconian punishment. Danielle Bremner, 24, of New York, drew the sentence in Suffolk County Superior Court last week after pleading guilty to 13 counts of vandalism and defacing property for spray painting her moniker, Utah, around East Boston and the city's Back Bay, The Boston Globe reported Sunday. I think it is really high time that our society rethink whether it's humane to put a...

2009-09-26 13:01:45

Boston police say a man is posing as a movie producer in an attempt to gain sexual favors from women in exchange for non-existent roles. Boston police said at least three women have complained about the fake producer and a suspect has been identified but not charged in connection with the man's misleading postings on legitimate casting Web sites, The Boston Globe said Saturday. Boston Police Lt. Detective Charles Wilson said the man has aspiring actresses act out seductive scenes before...

2009-08-08 09:55:46

A California private equity firm headed by billionaire Tom Gores has entered the bidding for The Boston Globe, the newspaper says. The Globe reported Friday that Gores, known as a corporate turn around artist who has changed the fortunes of computer modem makers and steel distributors after purchasing them, became the third bidder for the financially strapped newspaper. Citing unnamed sources, The New York Times said Gores's firm Platinum Equity has bid $35 million for the newspaper that the...

2009-08-07 11:15:06

Two top executives at the New York Times Co. said its Boston Globe newspaper had wrung enough concessions from labor to ensure its survival. Chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and Chief Executive Officer Janet Robinson said the concessions won from unions earlier this summer had allowed the Times to retreat from having to sell the venerable 137-year-old Boston daily. The Times confirmed it had hired Goldman Sachs & Co. to explore possibly selling the Globe. "We are exploring that (selling) as...


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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