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Massachusetts Biotech and Life Sciences Under Pressure

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Massachusetts Biotech and Life Sciences Under Pressure

Genzyme already had it’s hands full before Carl Icahn entered the picture. Genzyme and Biogen both with major operations in Cambridge are now considered possible takeover candidates in an industry that is starting to heat up with merger and acquisition activity. Initially this post was going to be titled “Is Carl Icahn Good for Cambridge?” […]

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Thanksgiving Week 2009 in Cambridge Mass

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Thanksgiving Week 2009 in Cambridge Mass

Thanksgiving week in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a great time for both visitors and native Cantabrigians.  Football is part of many family traditions.  You can take the trek out to Everett to see Cambridge Rindge and Latins Falcons take on the Everett Crimson Tide or you might decide to stay closer to home and see Boston […]

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Cambridge Tops 2009 Best Places to Work List

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Cambridge Tops 2009 Best Places to Work List

Cambridge placed 10 companies on the recent list compiled by the Boston Globe for Top Places to Work in 2009.  The top companies in Massachusetts based on the Globe’s survey were ranked for the Top 100 as well as other lists including breakdowns for large employers, midsize employers and small employers.  Harmonix ranked an impressive […]

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Cambridge Celebrates Veterans Day

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Cambridge Celebrates Veterans Day

As we get ready for tomorrow’s Veteran’s Day holiday here in Cambridge and around Massachusetts sometimes it is hard to remember that the holiday is more than just a day off.  Veterans Day is to honor all who have served in our Armed Forces, dead or alive, in wartime or in peace.  My children recently […]

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Can Capuano’s Experience Overtake Coakley?

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Can Capuano’s Experience Overtake Coakley?

If you were undecided before last night’s Democratic Senate debate odds are you still are.  I was impressed with Martha Coakley‘s decision to run before Joe Kennedy announced but I have yet to see enough of her to form a better opinion of what kind of Senator she would be for Massachusetts.  We are lucky […]

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Cambridge Halloween Events and Activities

Filed in Lifestyle by on October 27, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Halloween Events and Activities

In Part 3 of our 2009 Cambridge Halloween Planning Guide we are giving you some ideas of events and activities to consider in the Cambridge Area.  Halloween activities abound in Massachusetts and New England.  You have to remember that Salem, Massachusetts is considered the epicenter of Halloween.  You don’t have to go up to Salem […]

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Cambridge Boat Club’s Head of the Charles

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Cambridge Boat Club’s Head of the Charles

This past weekend I decided to scope out the Charles River in anticipation of the Head of the Charles Regatta which is happening this weekend October 17th and 18th. As I thought there was plenty of activity at both the Cambridge Boat Club and along the banks of the Charles River. Tents were already set […]

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MIT’s Enterprise Forum Welcomes Ray Kurzweil

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MIT’s Enterprise Forum Welcomes Ray Kurzweil

Cambridge and innovation go hand in hand.  Next week on Wednesday evening, MIT is hosting a discussion about innovation at it’s well-known Enterprise Forum.  The presentation is called The Democratization of Innovation A Conversation with Ray Kurzweil.  Also participating will be Bill Warner and Simeon Simeonov. Understanding the evolution of technology and how it impacts […]

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Cambridge and Harvard’s Nobel Prize Legacy

Filed in Lifestyle by on October 6, 2009 2 Comments
Cambridge and Harvard’s Nobel Prize Legacy

Cambridge Massachusetts has long been known as a smart city.  There is no better proof of that than the sheer number of Nobel Prizes that have been awarded to faculty and alumni of it’s 2 biggest universities.  Yesterday a Harvard Medical School professor of 30 years received the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.  […]

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Cambridge Ramps Up H1N1 Communication

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 29, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Ramps Up H1N1 Communication

Cambridge seemed a little slow in updating it’s information regarding the deadly Swine Flu(H1N1).  During the summer there weren’t many updates but as the school year started the Cambridge Health Department updated their site.  Sadly the recent death of a Massachusetts student in Ohio has brought to the forefront the real threat that the H1N1 […]

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