The life sciences real estate development company that bought the 26-acre Alewife Park from GCP Applied Technologies in July for $125 million just dropped another $54 million on a property next door: One Alewife Center, a 90,000-square-foot four-story office property on an additional acre.
Public meetings this week look at evaluating superintendent Kenneth Salim, ensuring students’ social, emotional and mental health, building a life sciences center in a drab part of the Alewife Quadrangle and a petition that would urge developers to turn away from fossil fuels.
Most employees of a Kendall Square research center have been working from home because of the coronavirus. Now the organization, the Ragon Institute, wants to start bringing them back to the office as part of what it calls a research project, apparently without consulting with city officials.
The Cambridge Public Health Department seeks volunteers to serve as community representatives on institutional biosafety committees. Most committees meet once a year.