Sonali Y. Salgado
The last time Cambridge conducted a recount, in 2001, the process took a month to complete and cost the city $38,509.
As Cambridge awaits the final results of last week’s City Council election, multiple rounds of vote tabulation have steadily narrowed the margin between the nine leading candidates and the rest of the field. Yet, even before the vote count is announced on Friday, some candidates are already considering a recount.
Turnout for the presidential and congressional elections spiked in 2012 during the Obama-Romney, Brown-Scott, and Ed Markey races.
In the last decade, Harvard students have turned out for elections of national importance but have neglected those at the city level. In Tuesday's Cambridge City Council election, 'Get Out the Vote' efforts push for student voice.
While all the City Council candidates interviewed by The Crimson agreed that rental rates in Cambridge are exceedingly high and that the housing stock needs to increase, they clashed over where and how to implement changes.
Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino will not be accepting offers of employment from Harvard University after he leaves office, Menino spokesperson Dot Joyce told The Crimson on Tuesday.
Cambridge and Harvard have been partners for nearly four centuries.
Each of the Cambridge City Council candidates is looking to negotiate town and gown relations in a city that is said to be best-known for its universities.
Two researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed a new technique to construct biological structures the size of a grain of sand with unprecedented precision, a discovery that could herald better construction of artificial tissues.
Cambridge mayor Henrietta J. Davis announced Monday that she will not seek reelection to the City Council in November, a decision that likely brings to an end her 26-year career as a Cambridge elected official.
Gardner matriculated to the Business School in the fall of 1961. There, he honed skills that—as several of Gardner’s political advisors told The Crimson—would be invaluable in his career in government. The former governor, who passed away this March, ran the state of Washington with a personal and compassionate management style, fighting for his beliefs until the end.
Legislation inquiring into the legality of renting parking spaces in apartment garages was among the most contested issues discussed during Monday night’s City Council meeting, as Councillors related the matter to the larger issue of government regulation.
Rep. Edward J. Markey, the veteran Democrat from Malden, grew a step closer to securing a seat in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday night as he defeated Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, his more moderate challenger, in the Democratic primary special election. Gabriel E. Gomez, a former Navy SEAL from Cohasset, defeated two other candidates to secure the Republican Party nomination.
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