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Cambridge Holds to Sanctuary City Ideals as DOJ Pushes to Hold Funds

“Cambridge won't be bullied into changing our commitment to protecting the human and civil rights of all our residents regardless of their immigration status."

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Developers Gather Input on Planned Redevelopment of Brighton Church Site

Real estate developer Cabot, Cabot & Forbes intends to build 679 student housing units on Brighton's abandoned St. Gabriel’s Church and Monastery site.

Cambridge City Hall
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement Challenges Cambridge's 'Sanctuary City' Status

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency listed Cambridge an “uncooperative jurisdiction” for refusing to comply with federal requests to detain individuals for possible deportation.

Boston Mayor at Harvard
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Boston Mayor at Harvard

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh gives a talk at the Harvard Graduate School of Design about his housing development plans for Boston.

The Future of Defense
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The Future of Defense

Steven H. Walker, the Acting Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, speaks about the agency’s mission, history, and current and future avenues of research.

Devereux's Concerns
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City Councillors Vote to Support Blocking Immigration Enforcement Training

​Cambridge City Councillors voted unanimously Monday night to support the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts’ calls for the state to withdraw from a federal customs enforcement training program.

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Cambridge Officials Encourage More Bike Infrastructure

City officials and activists gathered in City Hall Wednesday to discuss bike safety in Cambridge.

Soldiers Field Road
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Stop & Shop Proposes 1,000 New Housing Units in Allston

Supermarket conglomerate Stop & Shop has proposed constructing up to 1,000 housing units about a mile away from Harvard’s science and engineering complex in Allston, prompting concerns from residents about potential demographic changes in the neighborhood.

Cambridge City Hall
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City Council Creates a Cambridge Tree Task Force

​Cambridge residents flocked to a City Council meeting by the dozens Monday, urging the body to create a new “tree task force.”

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Residents Express Planning Goals at Mass Pike Public Meeting

Hundreds gathered in Jackson Mann Community School’s gymnasium to give input on an ongoing effort to renovate the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Immigration Town Hall
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Immigration Town Hall

Harvard officials speak at a town hall in Science Center B Wednesday afternoon. The town hall addressed travel issues resulting from President Donald J. Trump’s executive order on immigration.

Amorino Gelato
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The Mayor’s Speech
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Mayor and City Manager Call for Action in State of the City Address

Cambridge’s top officials called on residents to reject President Donald Trump’s “misguided and un-American” actions.

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City Council Moves to Vote on New Marijuana Regulations

​The Cambridge City Council moved to delay voting on a petition Monday that could increase Cambridge’s number of medical marijuana dispensaries.

Tokyo Taxicab
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Uber is Offering Free Rides on Election Day

You heard us correctly: Uber is offering free rides to polling locations around Boston on election day. Get out and vote!