Cambridge City Council

Marc C. McGovern
Cambridge City Council

City Council Elects McGovern Mayor, Devereux Vice Mayor

“My hope for this term is that we really take steps forward to become the socially and economically just community that we truly claim to be and want to be,” McGovern said.

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City Politics

Cambridge City Hall

Cambridge City Hall is located near Central Square.

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Cambridge City Council

City Council Talks Republican Tax Plan, Affordable Housing

The Cambridge City Council discussed possible changes to city funding as a result of the proposed Republican tax plan at its Monday meeting.

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City Politics

Cambridge Allocates $867,000 to Seven Participatory Budget Projects

In total, the city will allocate $867,000 toward seven projects, including planting 100 trees and distributing "resource kits" to Cambridge's homeless population.

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Cambridge City Council

City Council Funds Programs for Homeless Teens

City councillors approved tens of thousands of dollars in funding to expand work programs and social help for homeless teens in the city at their weekly meeting Monday.

Nadya Okamoto
Cambridge City Council

Nadya Okamoto

Nadya T. Okamoto '20

Nadya Okamoto
Cambridge City Council

Sophomores Come Up Short in Municipal Elections

By the time the Cambridge City Council preliminary election results came out early Wednesday morning, Nadya T. Okamoto ’20 said, she hadn’t slept for four days.

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Preliminary Vote Count Shows Six Incumbents Re-Elected to City Council

A preliminary vote count shows Cambridge electing six incumbents and three new officials to City Council.

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City Politics

Ahead of Election, HGSU Distributes Voter Guide

As Cambridge gears up for today's slate of elections, Harvard’s student unionization group is distributing a guide for voters.

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City Politics

Commission Pushing Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in Square Businesses

The Cambridge Human Rights Commission is training square businesses to understand gender discrimination laws—particularly when it comes to gender-neutral restrooms.

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The 2017 Cambridge City Council Election

Today is the Cambridge City Council election. The Crimson sat down with the 26 contenders for nine seats on the Cambridge City Council to break down their views on affordable housing, bike lanes, President Donald Trump, and more.

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Cambridge City Council

City Council Greenlights Volpe Redevelopment

The Cambridge City Council voted Monday to approve a new housing development that will include 280 affordable units near Kendall Square.

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Politics

Bernie Sanders Endorses City Council Candidates

Sanders endorsed five candidates for Cambridge City Council and candidates for a number of Somerville positions.

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Cambridge City Council

After Hurricanes, Cambridge Police Department Runs Puerto Rico Drive

Eighteen days after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the Cambridge Police Department hosted a drive for relief supplies to send to Cambridge’s four Puerto Rican sister cities.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Adopts Four Puerto Rican Sister Cities

The unanimously-passed resolution will designate Coamo, Orocovis, Salinas, and Jayuya— four Puerto Rican cities well-represented in Cambridge’s population—as sister cities.