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Anna’s celebrity roller on Monday: Yaffe, cancer researcher and Marathon bomb doc

Anna’s celebrity roller on Monday: Yaffe, cancer researcher and Marathon bomb doc

The Anna’s Taqueria chain has been hosting its charitable “Celebrity Roller Series” since January, but on Monday it takes place in Cambridge, benefiting cancer research in Kendall Square.

Council candidate Benzan has plan linking Cantabrigians, local innovation businesses

Council candidate Benzan has plan linking Cantabrigians, local innovation businesses

City Council candidate Dennis Benzan wants to bridge city neighborhoods and the private sector, launching symposia on science, technology, engineering, arts and math education and run citywide job and career fairs.

Fight against biolab was lost, but with an affordable-housing victory

The executive committee of the Cambridge Residents Alliance writes to thank the residents who participated in efforts to limit the size of the proposed Forest City biolab building.

Forest City is looking for affordable-housing site, exec promises in bid for Central Square zoning

Forest City is looking for affordable-housing site, exec promises in bid for Central Square zoning

The search is under way for a site to hold 25 units of affordable housing in trade for the ability to build near Central Square, said Peter Calkins, executive vice president and chief operating officer for the developer Forest City.

Forest City tweaks Central Square plans to add appeal, but tweaks become targets

Forest City tweaks Central Square plans to add appeal, but tweaks become targets

Developer Forest City’s plan for a giant lab and office building was back Thursday with some people-pleasing tweaks, including a promise to build 25 units of affordable housing and commitment to locally owned, affordable retail. But the changes weren’t pleasing enough for councillors or residents.

Changes in Kendall make cafeteria rule for Biogen Idec unnecessary, officials argue

Changes in Kendall make cafeteria rule for Biogen Idec unnecessary, officials argue

The pretense that Biogen Idec’s return to Cambridge was threatened by a cafeteria zoning requirement was abandoned Wednesday, replaced by the argument that the zoning was made irrelevant by changes in Kendall Square and poorly thought out in the first place.

Forest City proposal returns, highlighting need to save affordable-housing units

Forest City proposal returns, highlighting need to save affordable-housing units

The bid to build a giant office and laboratory building near Central Square for Millennium Pharmaceuticals returned to the City Council on Monday with 168 units of affordable housing proposed to be preserved and 20 to be built, even as another 820 affordable-housing apartments are set to expire in roughly the next seven years.

Forest City refiles petition for Millennium building, promising 188 affordable units

Forest City Enterprises said today it is refiling a petition to build an office and laboratory building at 300 Massachusetts Ave. near Central Square, again for use by the pharmaceutical manufacturer Millennium Pharmaceuticals.

Aveo, Ironwood celebrate milestones for kidney cancer, IBS drugs

Aveo, Ironwood celebrate milestones for kidney cancer, IBS drugs

Two Cambridge life sciences companies are having a good day: Aveo with a potential treatment for victims of kidney cancer and Ironwood for the right to market its Irritable Bowel Syndrome treatment Constella in the European Union.

Biogen executives, returning to Kendall Square, want zoning rule eased

Biogen executives, returning to Kendall Square, want zoning rule eased

There’s only one thing standing between Biogen Idec returning to Cambridge, if a report from the Community Development Department is true: a zoning requirement putting a cafeteria on the ground floor of the biotech company’s headquarters and opening it to the public 20 hours a week.

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