The Cambridge City Council tabled a resolution to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day for the third time this year in as many meetings, on Monday
A recent leadership change in the Harvard-Allston Task Force, a neighborhood advisory body on issues related to Harvard’s development projects in Allston, has rekindled debate over the transparency of the group’s member selection process.
Forty-two applicants were chosen on Monday from a lottery pool of 386 to rent affordable housing units constructed in a residential and retail complex located on Harvard-owned land in Allston.
Cambridge City Councilor Jan Devereux joined over 25 Boston area residents in criticising planned cuts to late-night MBTA service during a public hearing held in Cambridge City Hall Wednesday night. Among the public’s concerns were the needs of workers who depend on the service, as well as the desire for a reliable transit system as Boston develops.
The non-partisan organization, New Politics, is guiding 13 candidates, at least five of whom have ties to Harvard, through elections for a wide range of political offices.
In a resolution passed last month, Cambridge’s City Council publicly denounced the right-wing media organization Breitbart.com for spreading what it called “anti-Muslim libel” after the outlet published an article asserting that a City councillor has ties to the Islamic militant group Hamas.
Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem A. Mazen is spearheading an effort to raise Cambridge’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, though it remains unclear whether such a policy shift would affect Harvard.
The Cambridge Municipal Election draws to a close outside of a Salvation Army in Central Cambridge on Tuesday evening.
Quincy House served as one of the voting locations for the Cambridge Municipal election on Tuesday.
Jan Devereux, a first-time candidate for City Council, will be the only newcomer to the body, replacing current vice mayor Dennis A. Benzan.
Cambridge City Council posters promoting the election on Tues. November 3 line houses along Shepard Street.
Harvard students with roots in Cambridge said their city has a particularly active local politics scene, but they differed in their interest in voting this cycle.
Harvard students joined activists from Black Lives Matter in Cambridge as they marched down Massachusetts Avenue on Sunday, rallying for affordable housing protection and wage reform.
Attendees of the “We Matter! Jobs & Housing Rally” fill Massachusetts Ave. in front of Cambridge City Hall Sunday. The rally, organized by Black Lives Matter Cambridge, called on candidates for Cambridge City Council to address a perceived lack of affordable housing and wage security.