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2010-04-13 07:20:00

WINS $5,000 first prize; Solar Sheds, second prize; EcoCentric Resources TOPIA, third prize. SALEM, Mass., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Center at Salem State College today announced the winners of the Sixth Annual North of Boston Business Plan Competition.

2008-08-06 12:00:33

By Ethan Forman, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 6--DANVERS -- "The Rocky Horror Show" meets the former Danvers State Hospital this week in DYT Productions' adaptation of the sexually charged, cross-dressing musical smash from the 1970s.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Amanda McGregor, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 5--SALEM -- With money expected from a state energy bill, the schools would rehire some first-grade teachers, school librarians and other positions cut from next year's school budget. Superintendent William Cameron Jr.

2008-08-05 12:00:23

By Julie Manganis, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 5--BEVERLY -- Two men are being held without bail on charges that they robbed two other men of $7 in cash, a cellphone and an empty wallet early yesterday morning in downtown Beverly.

2008-08-05 12:00:23

By Mike Stucka, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 5--BEVERLY -- After 25 years as a professional organizer, Nancy Black doesn't hear, "You're a what?" nearly as often as she used to.

2008-08-01 12:01:08

By Matthew K. Roy, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 1--PEABODY -- It takes more than money to combat the city's underage drinking and substance abuse problems, it takes cooperation, according to Mayor Michael Bonfanti.

2008-07-31 12:00:39

By Mike Stucka, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul.

2008-07-30 12:01:07

By Cate Lecuyer, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul. 30--BEVERLY -- McKeown Elementary School, closed by a budget crunch, lives on in an exhibit that opened last weekend at the Beverly Historical Society.

2008-07-30 12:01:01

By Edward Mason, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul. 30--BOSTON -- A plan to boost the pensions of Essex County retirees could cost cash-strapped cities and towns tens of thousands of dollars a year.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.