March 20, 2016
Answer: Massachusetts. The name has been around since the state's early days because of its proximity to several large bays.
April 27, 2013 |
A former Episcopal Academy teacher arrested in the sexually abuse of boys at a Massachusetts summer camp told investigators that about 35 years ago, he molested one of his Episcopal students and admitted the incident to the head of the school, according to court documents obtained by The Inquirer. The former fourth-grade teacher, Richard Perkins Smith, 65, of Media, told police that at some point after his admission, he was removed from teaching but kept on as an Episcopal fund-raiser, according to a search warrant application filed in the case.
March 6, 1988 |
Darrell White scored 23 points and Collins Dobbs added 21 yesterday to lead eighth-seeded Duquesne to an 81-75 victory over ninth-seeded Massachusetts in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in Morgantown, W.Va. Duquesne (11-20), which will face top-seeded and No. 1-ranked Temple in a quarterfinal game at 6 tonight, outscored Massachusetts by 14-3 to take a 66-47 lead on a free throw by Clayton Adams with 8 minutes, 13 seconds left. Massachusetts (10-17)
October 4, 1992 |
New York, the defending titleholder, led Massachusetts by three points and Pennsylvania by eight yesterday in the 87th renewal of the Lesley Cup series, one of the country's oldest golf competitions, at Pine Valley Golf Club. After 10 singles matches in the match-play format, the New Yorkers had 22 points, Massachusetts 19, Pennsylvania 14 and Quebec 5. The 54-hole event will conclude today with foursomes in the morning and another round of singles in the afternoon.
June 3, 1999 |
Kerry Rutan of Philadelphia Country Club swept her two singles matches to give the Women's Golf Association of Philadelphia six points, but New York's team beat Philadelphia and Massachusetts to capture the Griscom Cup intercity matches yesterday at Baltusrol (N.J.) Country Club. New York's seven-woman team, the defending cup champion, finished with 23 1/2 points, followed by Philadelphia with 22 and Massachusetts with 17 1/2. Laura Ann Hammond was the only other player from the Philadelphia team to win both her matches.
May 30, 2010
Civil War sites Intrigued by the past? From Fodors.com, here are some locations that helped determine the course of U.S. history. 10. Appomattox Va. Geoquiz Which state bordering the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick was once part of Massachusetts? (Answer below) SOURCES: Houston Chronicle, Chicago Tribune
October 26, 2007
Here is the Atlantic Ten women's basketball preseason coaches/media poll. George Washington got all 17 first-place votes. 1. George Washington 2. Charlotte 2. Xavier 4. Temple 5. Richmond 6. St. Joseph's 7. Massachusetts 8. Dayton 9. St. Louis 10. La Salle 11. St. Bonaventure 12. Rhode Island 13. Duquesne 14. Fordham
March 14, 1999 |
At the 1999 robotics competition held this weekend at the Apollo at Temple University, "robo-gladiators" designed by high school students in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Michigan battle for points and prizes by performing tasks. Regional competitions are held around the country, leading up to a national contest in April. It will be held at Disney World's Epcot Center.
September 17, 1987 |
A former Winslow Township couple awaiting trial in Camden County and Massachusetts on charges of severely beating their young daughter have been indicted on welfare-fraud charges, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said yesterday. Roger Lazarovich, 25, and Janice Lazarovich, 23, were charged with accepting $4,291 in public assistance, food stamps and other benefits during a two-month period in 1984 in which Roger Lazarovich was working for a Medford tire retailer, according to a spokesman for Camden County Prosecutor Samuel Asbell.
May 15, 1988 |
On a dozen issues, Michael S. Dukakis wants to do in Washington what he did in Boston as governor of Massachusetts. More than other governors who have run for president, Dukakis has drawn on his state experiences to develop a national agenda. Neither Ronald Reagan nor Jimmy Carter, both former governors, borrowed nearly as much for their presidential campaigns from their days in Sacramento, Calif., or Atlanta. But Dukakis, a Democrat likely to become the first sitting governor since 1952 to win a presidential nomination, has proposed to go national with 12 Massachusetts programs, including health and welfare, taxes, and crime.