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industrial city (1990 pop. 92,788), Plymouth co., E Mass.; settled c.1700, set off from Bridgewater 1821, inc. as a city 1881. It formerly had a large shoe and leather products industry. Textiles, clothing, machinery and machine tools, plastics, and electrical and electronic equipment are produced there. An art center and a historic museum are in Brockton. A state park is nearby.
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Spillane is one of 125 employees in the unit which maintains Brockton township schools.
The New Brockton Water & Sewer Authority proposes replacement of existing analog water meters with new digital radio-read meters.
Prior to CMLF & L's move to Brockton Business Park we had a number of tenants at the scheme, and we worked hard to keep it occupied throughout the recession.
Patients within the Brockton practice will be able to take advantage of Gentle Dental's $57 New Patient Offer which includes X-rays, Exam, Cleaning, and Treatment Plan.
Brockton is placed on a delicate bubble of risking the Body's Farm reputation, his own principles to help his friend and continue with the FBI's persistence to stop the grave robbers.
Brockton Capital, acting on behalf of Brockton Capital Fund II LP, has now acquired the development in a partnership with Miligan.
Over the past decade, Brockton has changed from a school in which only a quarter of the students passed statewide exams and a third dropped out before graduating to one which, this year and last, "outperformed 90 percent of Massachusetts high schools.
The Brockton site is the largest brightfield in the nation.
designed, built, operates and maintains the Brockton Brightfield.
The facility has been opposed by some nearby residents for some time, and now, according to the Brockton Enterprise, State Representative William Galvin, who represents neighboring Avon, has filed an amendment to the upcoming state budget that would ban any solid waste facility from being built within an expanded protective area of a public water supply well anywhere in the state.
NIGEL BROCKTON is by day a university medical researcher attached to one of Scotland's top hospital.
The second novel, by Quinn Brockton, takes the characters to college.