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A Day of Service with Alexion Interns

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Alexion’s interns like to stay ahead of the curve. While the majority of employees will be spending Thursday, September 26th volunteering with nonprofit organizations around the globe, Alexion’s summer interns could not wait. On Wednesday, August 7th almost 30 volunteers from Alexion’s Boston headquarters spent the day at CASPAR (Cambridge And Somerville Programs for Addiction Recovery), a center for addiction recovery based in Cambridge, MA. CASPAR was founded in 1970 to meet the needs of the 10 percent of the local population that suffers from substance abuse. 

National Grid Wins Project of the Year, Best Water, Environment & Excellence in Safety Award of Merit

A remedy implementation project in Gloucester, MA.
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Phase IV – Gloucester Remedy Implementation
Best Project, Water/Environment, and Award of Merit, Excellence in Safety
Gloucester, Mass.          

Curiosity Cube Helps Stoke Lowell Students' Excitement for Science

By Elizabeth Dobbins
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LOWELL -- Students at Moody Elementary School pressed virtual reality goggles up to their faces Wednesday afternoon outside the Curiosity Cube, a traveling science lab inside a shipping container.

They were in a different, much smaller, world -- the inside of a cell.

"You know what's inside of vesicles?" one of the volunteer instructors, an employee at MilliporeSigma, asked.

Read more at LowellSun.com

Celebrating Somerville, MA’s Performance in the National Grid Community Initiative of 2016

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Watch the video: Somerville, MA’s performance in the National Grid Community Initiative of 2016, completing 750 Home Energy Assessments. 

 

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Shire’s Rare in Kendall Square Event Brings Together Innovators in Rare Disease

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Did you know of 7,000 rare diseases, only 5% have treatments available?

On July 18th, Shire invited professionals local to Cambridge, MA to participate in Rare in Kendall Square: Collaborating to Advance Innovation in Rare Disease. Over 200 attendees gathered to network and weigh in on a panel discussion centered around the idea that partnerships can advance treatment options.

“Our fight against rare diseases cannot be waged alone – unique partnership models are critical,” said Flemming Ornskov, M.D., M.P.H. and CEO of Shire.

National Grid’s US President, Dean Seavers, Talks the Future of Energy at ETS

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ETS (Energy Thought Summit) interviewed Dean Seavers, National Grid U.S. President, in Boston, Massachusetts where he discussed who has influenced him the most, attracting new talent, and our industry's greatest challenges in his executive profile:

National Grid Employees Pitch in for Earth Day in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island

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April 21, 2017, WALTHAM, MASS. /3BL Media/ - April is Earth Month, and National Grid continues its annual commitment by sponsoring Earth Day events throughout our service territory of New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. This year we have over 600 volunteers participating in 19 community activities throughout the month in all three states.

Statewide Program Aims to Build Massachusetts’ Next Generation of Creative Engineers

Boston-based Non-profit Bringing Digital Design & Fabrication to Young Learners as it Aims to Serve 17 Million Economically-Disadvantaged Students by 2025
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BOSTON, March 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Boston-based non-profit Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning & Creativity has launched Fab@School MaSTEM, a grant-funded initiative in partnership with United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, which is bringing an innovative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program to economically-disadvantaged school children across the Commonwealth. 

National Grid Helps Drive Massachusetts Toward a Clean Energy Future

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February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - National Grid today announced plans to help move the Commonwealth of Massachusetts closer to a clean energy future. To assist the state in its growing demand for “green” transportation, the company plans to develop more than 1,200 electric vehicle charging ports at 140 sites over a three-year period.

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