Cambridge City Council
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Twenty-three candidates are running for nine available Cambridge City Council positions in the city’s biennial elections, with seven of the nine incumbents joining together for a shared campaign platform.
Cambridge taxi drivers went on strike in August to protest what they describe as an unfair playing field.
The authorities were on the scene shortly after 1:30 a.m. and were still working to control the break at press time.
Representatives from the Cambridge City Planning Board unveiled a potential plan to build a skyscraper in Kendall Square on Monday.
Residents raised concerns about snow removal and the forced evacuation of rental properties on 295 Harvard Street at the Cambridge City Council’s weekly meeting on Monday.
The law makes Cambridge the largest city on the East Coast to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, Cambridge City Councillor Dennis Carlone said, and follows similar legislation in Brookline and Newton.
For the city's first participatory budget, Cambridge residents 12 and up will be able to vote on projects proposed by residents for city improvements.
A unanimous Cambridge City Council vote requesting not to renew the city’s energy contract with the TransCanada Corporation might make Cambridge one of just a handful of American cities to pursue total independence from non-renewable energy sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Business owners say amendments will hurt tobacco sales, but not enough to force them to close down.