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Massachusetts Bay,

inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. The bay, with its arms (Boston, Cape Cod, and Plymouth bays), extends 65 mi (105 km) from Cape Ann on the north to Cape Cod on the south. Its coastline varies from the irregular, rocky shore of the north to the sandy beaches of the south. In the War of 1812, the battle between the Chesapeake and the Shannon took place there off Boston Harbor.

Massachusetts Bay

an inlet of the Atlantic on the E coast of Massachusetts
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The company announced on Friday that the project delivers uninterrupted access to wireless voice and data services for passengers and public safety personnel moving throughout the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Orange Line platforms and tunnels.
Massachusetts Bay revised English common law by establishing regulations based on biblical ethics.
On August 16, 2002, they responded to an emergency call involving a man who was pinned beneath a subway train at the Chinatown Station of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).
Milligan is currently involved in the assessment of light rail projects at the Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston, and Tren Urbano in Puerto Rico.
City officials in Boston, MA recently reported that the Greater Boston communities of Hyde Park, Roslindale and West Roxbury have become the first areas serviced by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to replace their older diesel-powered buses with new compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered models under a plan to deliver more than 350 new CNG buses to MBTA service areas by the end of 2004.
The first chocolate factory was established in this country in 1765 in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Springfield lies in the Connecticut River Valley, and was originally settled as a private plantation of the Massachusetts Bay colony by William Pynchon in 1636.
I have concentrated this study in the region of the Massachusetts Bay Colony because of all the New England colonies, Massachusetts offers the most comprehensive insights into the condition.
This baseline caffeine concentration, which comes from treated wastewater that is pumped miles out into Massachusetts Bay, reflects the small percentage of caffeine not eliminated by sewage treatment.
It is grounded in and dependent upon the other for meaning, in much the way the Massachusetts Bay Colony Puritans viewed their own relationship to contemporary Jews and other Christians.
Tracking the increase of tolerance in the Massachusetts Bay Colony through the early eighteenth century, H.
Bradford and Marybeth Bernardo claimed a $593,000 charitable contribution deduction on their 1986 return for the donation of a sculpture to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (Authority).

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