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Weymouth

(wā`məth), town (1990 pop. 54,063), Norfolk co., E Mass., a suburb of Boston on Hingham Bay; settled 1622, inc. 1635. The state's second oldest settlement, it is chiefly residential. Electronic components, fertilizer, and chemicals are made. Weymouth also has a shoe industry which dates back to the 1850s. Abigail AdamsAdams, Abigail,
1744–1818, wife of President John Adams and mother of President John Quincy Adams, b. Weymouth, Mass., as Abigail Smith. A lively, intelligent woman, she married John Adams in 1764 and more than three decades later became the chief figure in the social life
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 was born in the town.

Weymouth

a port and resort in S England, in Dorset on the English Channel: formerly part of the borough of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. Pop. (with Melcombe Regis): 48 279 (2001)
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Merthyr continued to play some attractive football throughout the half, but they threatened very little to the Terras until Ryan Prosser forced a fine save from Weymouth goalkeeper Will Dennis 10 minutes from the final whistle.
On-loan striker Zak Lilly almost marked his Brakes debut with a goal before the break, exchanging passes wide on the right with Rowe before unleashing a powerful shot that cannoned off the Weymouth crossbar.
Both Ian Traylor and Elliot Scotcher forced fine saves from Weymouth goalkeeper Jason Matthews before the visitors' Adam Kelly had the ball in the net from a freekick on 31 minutes only to be in an offside position.
HM Treasury on Thursday reported that the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Priti Patel visted Weymouth and met with more than 70 local businesses, where she spoke about the government support available for businesses in the local area.
Devoted and loving father to Margaret Gronberg and husband Karl of Grafton, Kevin and wife Susan of Weymouth, John and wife Susan of Duxbury.
0 NEW signing Ben Mackey capped a stunning debut for Stourbridge with a hat-trick as the Glassboys blew Weymouth away.
5ft structure on the beach at Weymouth, Dorset, might topple over.
Weymouth, the seaside town in Dorset, UK, has recently seen an increase in holiday cottage bookings from foreign visitors for the summer of 2012, fuelled by interest in the upcoming Olympic Games, commencing this July.
This summer you can do just that as the charming coastal county of Dorset hosts the Olympic sailing and windsurfing events in Weymouth and Portland.
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy will also host the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships next month, with Robertson desperate to get his hands on gold again.
WEYMOUTH have been the whipping boys of the Zamaretto Premier for much of the season, but things are finally looking up on the Dorset coast and the rejuvenated Terras have perhaps been dismissed too readily for tonight's trip to Brackley, writes Phil Agius.