Roundup of business news: Grand opening, parties, real estate for charity, warming families, innovation recognition and federal fines

Most of the following are announcements that town businesses asked me to share with you. (There’s also one story that wasn’t proudly touted by the business, Harvard’s primate center, but was eagerly covered by local media.) Read the full article → from Roundup of business news: Grand opening, parties, real estate for charity, warming families, innovation recognition and federal fines

Southborough headlines you may have missed

As most of you know, I spent the past two weeks on blogcation, enjoying some much-needed sun, sand, and surf (and perhaps a much-needed cocktail or two). While I was having some summer fun, Brad over at the Metrowest Daily News was still working hard on behalf of Southborough. Here are some of the stories he filed over the past couple of weeks that you might have missed. Read the full article → from Southborough headlines you may have missed

MWDN: Health board chief details visit to primate center in Southborough

When news broke earlier this year that another monkey had died at the Harvard-owned New England Primate Research Center on Parmenter Road – the fourth such death at the facility in less than two years – many of you asked how much our town knows about what goes on in the research center and how it’s run. Read the full article → from MWDN: Health board chief details visit to primate center in Southborough

Report: Monkey death in Southborough violated welfare act (MWDN)

It’s more bad news for the Harvard-run New England Primate Center located off Parmenter Road. The Metrowest Daily News reported last week that the latest monkey death at the facility – there have been four in the past 19 months – was the result of a direct violation of the Animal Welfare Act. Read the full article → from Report: Monkey death in Southborough violated welfare act (MWDN)

Harvard touts changes at Primate Center while activist group files complaint

The Harvard-owned New England Primate Research Center in Southborough has been under the microscope lately after four monkeys died at the facility in less than two years. Harvard recently invited a Boston Globe reporter to tour the facility to see the changes they’ve made in response to the deaths. Meanwhile, an animal rights group has filed a complaint against Harvard saying there was a fifth death that went unreported. Read the full article → from Harvard touts changes at Primate Center while activist group files complaint

Harvard suspends new experiments after fourth monkey dies in Southborough

Yesterday I told you the USDA would be taking a hard look at the Harvard-owned New England Primate Research Center after a monkey died under questionable circumstances in December – the third primate death in 19 months. Today comes word that a fourth monkey died on Sunday, on the very day the USDA released their report. Read the full article → from Harvard suspends new experiments after fourth monkey dies in Southborough

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