Thursday, June 28, 2012
The board agreed to pay the $3,565 remaining in costs on last December's oil spill at the East Boston Camps.
The Westford Conservation Commission has agreed to pay $3,565 toward the cost of last year’s emergency oil spill at the East Boston Camps following their meeting on Wednesday night. Of the $11,000 in damages from the December spill, most of it was covered by the insurance of East Boston Camps caretaker George Fletcher, who caused the spill when diesel fuel leaked out of his tractor and onto trails at the camp and on the way to his home on Plain Road. The incident could not go out to bid due to the urgent nature of the cleanup. During the agenda item on the topic, the board also discussed whether the town’s insurance should have been involved in helping to pay off the debt, or whether Fletcher’s role as an independent contractor absolved …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
A survey taken last month by 89 respondents indicated a general sense of satisfaction with things at the school.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The following results were released to the public late last month. Additional comments given by some of the 89 respondants to the survey included a desire to have ways to indicate "strong" agreement or disagreement on future versions of the poll, a feeling that the school book fair was too expensive, dissatisfaction with the new party food policy and a feeling that exhibiting at the townwide inventors' fair was not needed for K-2 students.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The Technology Park Drive-based company is expected to add $15 to $20 million in addition revenues over the second half of the 2012 fiscal year thanks to the deal.
Last week Technology Park Drive’s Sonus Technologies is reporting a deal where it would acquire Fremont, California-based Network Equipment Technologies for $41.3 million. Sonus, an internet network equipment manufacturer will pay $1.35 per share in the acquisition, which Sonus executives believe will provide approximate $15 to $20 million in additional revenues over the second half of the 2012 fiscal year once the acquisition is completed. “We believe that acquiring NET accelerates Sonus’ strategic plan to help enterprises communicate smarter, faster and more collaboratively,” said Sonus President and CEO Raymond Dolan, in a written statement published by Mass High Tech Journal. “Businesses have struggled to unify communications via their…
Top finalists in Patch's Battle of the Bands representing Danvers, The Truezoos, will treat fans to a non-stop set of rock at The Harp on June 28.
No glitz, no glamour, no problem. For Sean O'Sullivan, Jeff Kereakoglow and Marc Hoffman, the three members of the up and coming rock band The Truezoos, it's all about the music. On Thursday, they will perform at Patch's Battle of the Bands concert at The Harp in Boston along with Forget the Former and the winner of the Video Battle of the Bands, The President. Register for this free event on our Event Brite page. The Georgetown natives decided to go all in back in 2009, after finishing up college, and are now working day jobs "just to pay the bills," as founding band member Sean O'Sullivan stated, because "the music is our priority." The Truezoos style of music, which lead singer/lead guitarist Sean O'Sullivan described as funky-fresh, …
Monday, June 25, 2012
The company was named to FierceWireless' "Fierce 15" last week.
Lyberty Way's Movik Networks was announced last week as one of the top 15 emerging companies in the wireless industry. The honor came from FierceWireless, a daily email newsletter focused on matters relating to the wireless technology industry. FierceWireless editors chose Movik and 14 other privately-held wireless companies among hundreds of organizations they cover. "Movik's platform helps operators make sense of signaling traffic by providing a real-time look at the radio access network," said Sue Marek, Editor-in-Chief of FierceWireless in a recent Sys-Con Media piece. "We are impressed with Movik's ability to enable mobile operators to make better use of their existing RAN and packet core resources and thereby reduce their CAPEX …
Friday, June 22, 2012
A new trial is scheduled for Dec. 10 in the case that left two dead near Exit 32 in Westford back in August of 2009.
The Sentinel and Enterprise is reporting there has been a mistrial at the Ayer District Court regarding an incident from three years ago that left two people dead just south of Exit 32 on I-495 here in Westford. Then 21-year-old John Cousineau of Worcester rear-ended a Honda CRV being driven by 40-year-old Henry O’Brien on the morning of August 26, 2009, causing the CRV to veer left over the median into oncoming traffic, where it flipped several times and was struck by a Dodge Caravan and a tractor trailer truck. O’Brien and his passenger, 46-year-old Gregory Butler of Fitchburg, were transported to Lowell General Hospital, where they were later pronounced deceased. During the trial, an eyewitness testimony indicated that Cousineau’s eyes …