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Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

For 16th Year in a Row, Cambridge Receives AAA Credit Rating

Cambridge is one of only 34 municipalities across the country to earn the AAA rating from all three major U.S. credit rating agencies this year.

Tobacco Age Increase
Cambridge City Council

Tobacco Age Increase

Business owners of tobacco-selling establishments expect a drop in revenue after the tobacco purchase age increase goes into effect. Last month, the Cambridge City Council voted to change the legal tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21.

Obituary
Cambridge City Council

Obituary

Brian P. Murphy ’86-’87 passed away last Thursday at the age of 50. Friends and colleagues remember him as an intelligent, well-spirited person who dedicated his life in improving the lives of Cantabrigian during his tenure as a former City Councillor and assistant City Manager.

Anchors Aweigh!
Cambridge City Council

Today in Photos (02/11/15)

Obituary
City Politics

Brian Murphy, Former Cambridge City Councillor and City Manager, Dies at 50

Brian P. Murphy ’86-’87, Cambridge’s assistant city manager for community development, passed away last Thursday. Colleagues recall Murphy's dedication and hard work ethic.

Tobacco Age Increase
Cambridge City Council

Businesses Prepare for Minor Sales Losses after Tobacco Purchase Age Raised

Business owners say amendments will hurt tobacco sales, but not enough to force them to close down.

Student Life

Cambridge Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

The Cambridge City Council passed an amendment to the Tobacco Ordinance last week that raised the age to legally purchase tobacco in Cambridge from 18 to 21, effective in June.

City Politics

Cambridge Residents Raise Concerns about Affordable Housing

Renters and homeowners said at a forum Saturday that low- and middle-income Cantabrigians face a shortage of affordable housing and are priced out of the city as a result.

Die-In
Race

Protesters Blockade Mass. Ave. in Response to Ferguson Decision

The mass of protesters blockaded the streets, halting traffic, ultimately coming to a stop by the T stop in the center of the Square.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge Council Discusses Citywide Plan

The plan was created in response to City Council interest earlier this year in an outline of goals and recommendations to guide future change in Cambridge.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Approves Transportation Pilot Program

The Cambridge City Council approved a six-month pilot program for Bridj, a transportation startup, on Monday night.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Reviews Planning Board Appointees

Some attendees at the weekly meeting criticized the Planning Board for not being sufficiently representative of the greater Cambridge community.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Residents Oppose Construction in Silver Maple Forest

Residents came out to a Cambridge City Council meeting Monday evening to support a resolution to protect the Silver Maple Forest.

Harvard Square

Transportation Startup Beta Tests in Square

Founded by Middlebury College alumnus Matthew George, Bridj is a smart transit system that uses data to produce flexible bus routes.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Discusses Assaults and Playground Renovation

In a short meeting Monday night, the Cambridge City Council discussed resolutions regarding an information system for incidents of assault in the area, a decrepit playground, and traffic safety regulations.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall