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Natick

(nā`tĭk), town (1990 pop. 30,510), Middlesex co., E Mass., a residential and industrial suburb of Boston, on Lake Cochituate; founded as a Native American village by John EliotEliot, John,
1604–90, English missionary in colonial Massachusetts, called the Apostle to the Indians. Educated at Cambridge, he was influenced by Thomas Hooker, became a staunch Puritan, and emigrated from England.
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 1651, settled by colonial Americans 1718, inc. 1781. Natick is a major retailing center. Manufactures include electronic components, computer software, medical equipment, clocks, and machine parts. There is also an U.S. army research facility.
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In addition, Fitch has assigned an Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'AAA' to the town of Natick.
He is survived by his son, Douglas Fuller and his wife, Kate, of Natick; one sister, Madeline (Fuller) Patten of Belmont, Maine; and five grandchildren, Sarah and Kate O'Connor and Adam, Jared and Colin Fuller.
Verizon Wireless, an operator of a 4G LTE network, announced on Friday the enhancement of it fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage in Natick, Massachusetts.
"In the Natick facility we had three pick-ups in three weeks leading up to the holiday.
Wireles network operator Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) recently activated new voice and 4G LTE coverage in Natick and Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Natick officials had to have the dummy custom made because they couldn't find a commercially available mannequin that could support the armor.
They answer questions like, "How can we give Soldiers all the nutrients they need while operating at high altitudes in the mountains of Afghanistan," and "How can we lighten the load of a foot Soldier on patrol in Iraq?" At Natick, it's all about the Soldier.
The Army's Natick Laboratory pioneered various food developments and is the Army's main research kitchen for developing rations for the armed services.
Liquid-filled cooling vests developed by the Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and the Natick Soldier Center are being tested in Iraq and Kuwait by the crews of some high-mobility, multipurpose wheeled vehicles (humvees).
Cognex Corp., Natick, Massachusetts, USA announced that the Felix Schoeller Group, a leading German manufacturer of high-end papers, will integrate Cognex's SmartView[R] surface inspection system at multiple manufacturing plants throughout Germany and Canada.
Army Combat Service Support Systems recently awarded INNOLOG a contract valued at $187 thousand to provide Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for the Product Manager (PM) for Force Sustainment Systems (FSS) at Natick, MA over the next year.
A group of vernal pools on a 22-acre North Natick building site has been permanently safeguarded, thanks to a settlement agreement between CLF, the Friends of Winter Street Open Space (FOWSOS), and the B&B Land Corporation.