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MIT’s Diamond Hopes Nobel Prize Tips the Scale

Filed in Business, Featured, Local News, Politics by on October 14, 2010 0 Comments
MIT’s Diamond Hopes Nobel Prize Tips the Scale

Recently Massachusetts Institute of Technology Faculty Member Peter A. Diamond won the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2010.  We really shouldn’t be surprised that another winner with Cambridge area affiliations has won the prize.  We wrote a while back of Cambridge’s impressive legacy of Nobel Prize winners.  We even should not be surprised that Diamond […]

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The Social Network Hits Cambridge

The Social Network Hits Cambridge

Is The Social Network the “real” story on the beginnings of Facebook? Most film goers are not going to care.  Let’s be honest, if you are at all interested in business or technology odds are you want to see this movie.  If you like Justin Timberlake you might see the movie for that reason too.  […]

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CambridgeSide Galleria Buzzing on Sunday

Filed in Lifestyle, Local Events, Local News, Things to Do by on August 16, 2010 0 Comments
CambridgeSide Galleria Buzzing on Sunday

There was more than one reason to visit the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall this past weekend.  The obvious was the tax free weekend given to us by the State of Massachusetts.  There were plenty of people there ready to take advantage of those savings.  Larger purchase stores like Best Buy were obvious choices but there seemed […]

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Genzyme TakeOver and Merger Rumors

Filed in Business, Featured, Local News by on July 28, 2010 1 Comment
Genzyme TakeOver and Merger Rumors

It’s no secret that Genzyme has been struggling for a while due to its recurring plant problems.  A few days ago rumors surfaced that the large French Drug Maker Sanofi-Aventis had approached Genzyme to buy it out.  The debate is still on whether a merger will take place and we can only hope when and […]

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Mass Life Sciences Center Awards Cambridge Area Companies

Filed in Business, Featured, Local News by on June 2, 2010 0 Comments
Mass Life Sciences Center Awards Cambridge Area Companies

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center recently announced their 2010 Small Business Matching Grant Awards.  The 3 companies awarded include 2 in Cambridge and 1 in Somerville.  One of the main goals of the Small Business Matching Grant Program is to create jobs by helping to commercialize products in the Life Sciences. Boston Biochem, Inc which […]

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Cambridge Continues to Rank for Top Companies

Filed in Business, Local News by on May 19, 2010 0 Comments
Cambridge Continues to Rank for Top Companies

Cambridge based public companies held their own in the latest publication of the Globe 100.  Though the list has shrunk to 82 in 2010 due to the economy The Globe 100 still listed 7 companies based in Cambridge. The list did change though since Alkermes and Bitstream(moved to Marlborough) which were on the list last […]

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Harvard’s Elena Kagan Nominated by President Obama

Filed in Featured, Local News, Politics by on May 12, 2010 0 Comments
Harvard’s Elena Kagan Nominated by President Obama

To be in politics in this country you really have to want it.  The Supreme Court really isn’t supposed to be so political but the confirmation process is usually so painful you would think you were running to be president.  Solicitor General Kagan who has been nominated by President Obama to fill a vacancy in […]

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