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By Rita Savard, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 26--CHELMSFORD -- First came the closing of Westlands Elementary School. Now 26 jobs have been axed inside Chelmsford schools as officials move forward with budget cuts. "We've been cutting and it's deep," said Superintendent of Schools Donald Yeoman.
The first woman to join the ranks of the Beefeaters in more than 500 years has mastered the Ceremony of the Keys, the nightly locking-up ritual of the Tower of London guards.
FACED WITH THE PROSPECT OF IMMINENT DEPARTURE TO SERVE IN THE Confederate army, North Carolina farmer John Fletcher Flintoff instructed his family on life and faith in his diary entry of March 10, 1864: "I desire that you live on the premises I leave you and work the land to make your support-Rember my Father was a poor man- He was not able to leave his children anything to start upon the journey of life but I leave you 217 acres of land, 7 negroes, 3 good horses, 6 head of cattle 15 hogs and...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.