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town (1990 pop. 16,196), Worcester co., S Mass., near the Conn. line; settled c.1713, set off from Dudley and OxfordOxford.
1 Town (1990 pop. 12,588), Worcester co., S Mass.; settled 1687 by French Protestants, inc. 1693. It is chiefly residential, with some light manufacturing. Clara Barton was born in the town.

2 City (1990 pop. 9,984), seat of Lafayette co.
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 and inc. 1832. The chief manufactures are clothing, lenses, fabrics, and textiles. The town was named for Daniel WebsterWebster, Daniel,
1782–1852, American statesman, lawyer, and orator, b. Salisbury (now in Franklin), N.H. Early Career

He graduated (1801) from Dartmouth College, studied law, and, after an interval as a schoolmaster, was admitted (1805) to the bar.
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 and became a textile center in the early 19th cent. through the efforts of Samuel SlaterSlater, Samuel,
1768–1835, American pioneer in the cotton textile industry, b. Derbyshire, England. As an apprentice and later a mill supervisor, he gained a thorough knowledge of all the cotton-manufacturing machinery then in use.
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, a pioneer in the U.S. textile industry.


1. Daniel. 1782--1852, US politician and orator
2. John. ?1580--?1625, English dramatist, noted for his revenge tragedies The White Devil (?1612) and The Duchess of Malfi (?1613)
3. Noah. 1758--1843, US lexicographer, famous for his American Dictionary of the English Language (1828)




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Webster University will provide online and residential education opportunities at military sites and metropolitan extended campuses throughout the United States that meet professional training and education requirements in accordance with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) for certain DoD AT & L career fields.
In this situation, a redemption of Webster's stock is not appropriate, because (1) the corporation does not have a cash reserve to fund the redemption, (2) control would not pass to Webster's son because he does not own any stock and (3) Webster would be taxed on his gain on the stock.
Thus, Webster proposes that "suspect" people may have regarded confraternities as an effective way to avoid persecution by the Inquisition.
The boots of countless area recreationists have trod on his handiwork, along any one of the hundreds of miles of trails Webster has forged or maintained in the Santa Monicas.
This agreement underscores Biosense Webster's commitment to empower electrophysiologists and foster health in patients around the world who suffer from irregular heartbeats," said Roy Tanaka, president, Biosense Webster.
About Webster Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, N.
For the past ten years, MTM Technologies has provided Webster Bank with a broad range of IT solutions--including access, convergence, consolidation, and virtualization solutions--plus consulting, support, and managed services.
These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the benefits of the merger of Webster and NewMil, including future business opportunities and financial results, and the companies' intentions with respect to the combined company.
By leveraging the size of SiteStuff, Webster will be able to reduce the cost of their procurement operations by an average of 7-10% per year, while at the same time improve their bidding process at each property.
Webster Bank, New England's largest independent bank with $18 billion in assets, has consolidated data that was "siloed" across the organization, automated operational and risk management reporting and enhanced security of the data residing within its organization.
April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.
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