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Cambridge Based Genzyme Forced to Shut Down Production

Filed in Business by on June 18, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Based Genzyme Forced to Shut Down Production

In a press release on Tuesday Cambridge based Genzyme announced a temporary shut down in their Allston production facility. The reason is that a virus was detected in one of the bioreactors. They plan to clean and sanitize the facility so that production can be restarted. They anticipate that production can be restarted by the […]

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Governor Patrick Announces Funds Competition in Cambridge

Filed in Business by on June 15, 2009 0 Comments
Governor Patrick Announces Funds Competition in Cambridge

Last Wednesday Governor Deval Patrick announced Massachusett’s backing of the MassChallenge Venture Funds Competition. According to Mass High Tech this competition aims to supply seed-stage businesses with funding that due to the economy and past Wall Street problems are no longer readily available to start ups. The MassChallenge Venture Funds Competition is run by John […]

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World of Dance in Cambridge

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on June 9, 2009 0 Comments
World of Dance in Cambridge

This past weekend the Dance for World Community stopped by in Cambridge.  On Saturday performers from the Cambridge, Somerville and New England in general participated in the event that took place in Harvard Square on Harvard St. The festival aims to bring the joy of dance to all.  The festival included performances as well as […]

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E Ink of Cambridge Sold to Taiwanese Company

Filed in Business by on June 1, 2009 0 Comments
E Ink of Cambridge Sold to Taiwanese Company

Prime View International of Taiwan has agreed to buy E Ink of Cambridge for $215 million.  Thankfully the company will be staying in Cambridge and even plans to add jobs (10-20) here in Cambridge.  Both the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech reported the planned purchase this morning. E Ink started out at MIT’s […]

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Cambridge Hotels for Harvard and MIT Graduations

Filed in Travel & Tourism by on May 26, 2009 2 Comments
Cambridge Hotels for Harvard and MIT Graduations

Have you waited until the last second to book your hotel for Harvard’s or MIT’s graduation?  If you ask someone on the street odds are they will tell you that all of the closest ones are booked.  Don’t despair we’ve just checked and there are still vacancies.  Unfortunately the vacancies are in the more expensive, […]

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Memorial Day Parade in Cambridge

Filed in Lifestyle by on May 23, 2009 1 Comment
Memorial Day Parade in Cambridge

Don’t miss the Memorial Day Parade on Monday.  Cambridge City Hall notes that the Cambridge Veterans’ Organization will be holding their parade on Monday.  For the younger ones among us who aren’t clear what Memorial Day is all about.  The holiday is to commemorate those in the Armed Forces who have given their lives in […]

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Arrest Made in Harvard Shooting

Filed in Lifestyle by on May 22, 2009 1 Comment
Arrest Made in Harvard Shooting

Thankfully we can all breathe a sigh of relief as Cambridge Police arrest a New York man who turned himself in for the shooting death of Justin Cosby.  According to Channel 7 news Jabrai Jordan Copney of New York City turned himself in to Cambridge Police last night. Justin Cosby appears to be the victim […]

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Harvard Crimson Implies Drug Connection in Shooting

Filed in Lifestyle by on May 21, 2009 1 Comment
Harvard Crimson Implies Drug Connection in Shooting

You may be surprised to hear this but there is a “Harvard Campus Drug Trade”.  The Harvard Crimson Harvard Universities own newspaper has broken the story and implied that Justin Cosby was on campus most likely to meet someone for a drug sale. Kirkland Shooting Victim Linked to Harvard Campus Drug Trade articles breaks down […]

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Harvard and Cambridge Rocked by Shooting

Filed in University College Life by on May 20, 2009 0 Comments
Harvard and Cambridge Rocked by Shooting

According to the Associated Press, a man identified as Justin Cosby was shot in the stomach while standing in the stairway of a Harvard Dorm Monday afternoon . He died yesterday morning at Beth Israel.

The details of this incident are still being investigated. Mr. Cosby was not a student at Harvard which was even more confusing.

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Welcome To Directory Of Cambridge

Filed in Site Announcements by on May 20, 2009 0 Comments
Welcome To Directory Of Cambridge

Thanks for stopping by our local Cambridge Area blog! The best way to find out local news and views from  in and around our great city.  Not only will you get news and opinions but we will strive to give you ways to make the most out of living, working and visiting the Cambridge Area. […]

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