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Employees of the DoubleTree Hotel in Cambridge and supporters stand in solidarity during the Cambridge City Council Meeting on April 28. The Council announced its endorsement of the DoubleTree workers' boycott for better wages, healthcare, and general respect from the hotel.

Demand For Better Healthcare
On Campus

Today in Photos (04/28/2014)

Better Working Conditions
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Better Working Conditions

Celia Gee, an employee of the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston, speaks to the Cambridge City Council during a meeting on April 28. As an employee of thirty years, Gee expressed her disappointment in the way that the hotel treats its staff.

Demand For Better Healthcare
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Demand For Better Healthcare

Sandra Herandez, an employee of the Doubletree Hotel in Allston, waits to give a statement at the Cambridge City Council meeting on April 28. A housekeeper at the hotel for twenty two years, Hernandez exclaimed "I'm here for a fair process".

Anderson Memorial Bridge
City Politics

Charles Conservancy Advocates for Bridge Underpasses

The Charles River Conservancy has initiated a movement to petition the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to build underpasses under the Anderson Memorial, Western Ave., and River St. bridges along the Charles.

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Council Considers Different Approaches to Cambridge Development

The City Council considered two policy orders Monday night that offered competing visions for how Cambridge should approach future development of housing, public spaces, and transportation.

Winthrop Square Developments
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Harvard Square Developer Sets off Opposition Over Historic Park

A new proposal from developer Raj Dhanda to build a three-story addition on the 57 JFK St. building next door has brought renewed attention—and controversy—to the small plot of land has played an outsized role in American history.

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City Council Considers Cambridge-Wide Job Fair and Municipal Broadband

The Cambridge City Council considered and passed two policy orders designed to benefit the city’s least advantaged residents at their meeting Monday night. One proposed a Cambridge-wide job fair and another explored the possibility of introducing free internet access across the city.

City Politics

Cambridge City Council Passes Labor Resolutions

The Cambridge City Council passed two resolutions Monday night that backed local labor unions struggling to negotiate with employers.

Eric Lesser
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Eric Lesser

Eric P. Lesser ’07, a Kirkland House tutor and third year student at Harvard Law School, is running for State Senate in Western Massachusetts.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge Considers Early Education Task Force

The Cambridge City Council debated a proposal to appoint a task force to investigate early childhood education services in the city during its weekly meeting Monday evening.

Politics

Cambridge Councillor Launches Campaign for Lieutenant Governor

Cambridge City Councillor Leland Cheung, a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School, launched a campaign for lieutenant governor Friday morning in Central Square.

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East Cambridge Building Considered for City Education Center

The Council hopes to create a space dedicated to the mentorship, apprenticeship, and scholarship of individuals in the science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics disciplines.

City Politics

Recount Confirms Original Election Results for Cambridge City Council

After nine days of recount, the Cambridge City Council elections officially came to a close on Thursday, as candidate Dennis Carlone’s victory over incumbent Minka Y. vanBeuzekom was confirmed.

City Politics

Reeves '72 Wins Fundraising Game but Loses City Council Election

Despite finishing in eleventh place in the Nov. 5 Cambridge City Council Election, Kenneth E. Reeves ’72 outspent every other candidate, according to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign & Political Finance.

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Dare to Dye

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes