In Waltham, families of former patients, workers at Fernald demand role in deciding property’s future

By John Hilliard WALTHAM — Reggie Clark is 70, but memories of his childhood years at the Walter E. Fernald Developmental Center during the 1960s are painfully clear. He considers himself a survivor of the now-closed state school in Waltham that was the home to generations of people with developmental or physical disabilities. Patients weren’t […]

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Developer pulls Somerville ‘tough tech’ mega-campus proposal— for now

By Greg Ryan Boston-based Rafi Properties has withdrawn a zoning proposal that would enable the firm to build taller at its Somernova business campus in Somerville, with plans to refile the measure this spring after more discussions with local officials and residents. Last year, Rafi proposed replacing Somernova’s low-slung structures with five significantly taller buildings totaling nearly 2 […]

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Neighbors Concerned About Size of Proposed, Noise & Traffic from Project at Cannistraro Site

By Charlie Breitrose Developers heard from dozens of residents who showed up Monday night for an in-person community meeting about the project proposed for the former Cannistraro site, pro and against. Many with concerns lived in the residential neighborhood across the street, who fear they will be negatively impacted by the size of, and noise and […]

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Maureen McCaffrey: Managing Planning and Development of Capital Projects at MIT, and Leading CREW Boston

By Boston Real Estate Times CAMBRIDGE, MA—Although Maureen McCaffrey manages planning and development of capital projects in MIT’s Cambridge commercial real estate portfolio, don’t get surprised if you hear her “break into song” with the slightest trigger of a word or phrase. “One out of every hundred people find it amusing! Keeping with the music theme, I […]

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