75 Mass. App. Ct. 1103 (2009). SMYRNA REBAR, INC. v. MODERN CONTINENTAL
CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., & others. No. 08-P-59. Appeals Court of Massachusetts.
September 11, 2009. Decision Pursuant to Rule 1:28. Judgments affirmed.
... was correct. . 2. Discussion. The question before us is one of statutory construction.
Where the meaning of a statute is not plain from its language, familiar principles
of statutory construction guide our interpretation. We look ...
... Moreover, the issue in this case is one of statutory construction, which we also review
de novo. Commerce Ins. Co. v. Commissioner of Ins., 447 Mass. 478, 481 (2006). ... .
Other rules of statutory construction are operative in this case. ...