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Cambridge City Council

Councillor Mazen Teases Congressional Run

Mazen recently filed a statement of candidacy that would have him running a campaign to fill the seat of retiring House Rep. Niki Tsongas.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Talks Lighting, Urban Wildlife at Weekly Meeting

Councillors and Cantabrigians talked affordable housing, light pollution, and bunnies at the City Council's meeting Monday.

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Cambridge City Council

Sophomores Seek Spots on Cambridge Municipal Boards

Will H. MacArthur ’20, a candidate for the School Committee, and Nadya T. Okamoto ’20, a candidate for City Council, launched their respective electoral efforts this year.

Nadeem Mazen at danger!awesome
Cambridge City Council

Nadeem Mazen Not Seeking City Council Re-election

Mazen said that after the election, he hopes to keep working with various Cambridge organizations and his nonprofit Jetpac, which trains minority candidates to run for office.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Manager Unveils $600 Million Budget Proposal

​The Cambridge City Manager unveiled a roughly $600 million budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 that will expand funding for supporting undocumented Cambridge residents among other initiatives, at the City Council’s meeting Monday night.

Nadya Okamoto
Cambridge City Council

In Outside Bid, Okamoto Seeks to Overcome Odds

As Nadya Okamoto ’20 begins her unconventional bid for a spot on Cambridge’s City Council, she has had some early success.

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Cambridge City Council

City Council Calls for Trump Impeachment Investigation

Cambridge City Councillors passed a resolution Monday urging the House of Representatives to begin an investigation into President Donald Trump’s potential violations of the Constitution and decide if grounds exist to impeach him.

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City Politics

City Councillors to Vote on Investigating Trump’s Impeachment

​The Cambridge City Council will vote on a resolution Monday calling upon Congress to look into impeaching President Donald Trump, alleging that his business holdings violate the U.S. Constitution.

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Cambridge City Council

City Council Scrutinizes Short-Term Rental Proposal

​Cantabrigians called for the City Council to take steps to continue to increase the availability of housing in Cambridge at the body's weekly meeting.

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City Politics

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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Harvard Square

Cambridge City Council Talks Curious George Store, Credit Rating

Cambridge City Councillors formally requested that the Cambridge Historical Commission considering designating the Abbott Building in Harvard Square as a historical landmark at its weekly meeting Monday.

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Cambridge Begins Search for Police Commissioner

Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale invited the public to assist city officials in the search for a new police commissioner in an announcement Wednesday.

City Politics

Cambridge Officials Encourage More Bike Infrastructure

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

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City Politics

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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City Council Modifies Medical Marijuana Zoning Regulations

​Cambridge City Councillors modified existing zoning ordinances regarding medical marijuana dispensaries, permitting the establishment of potentially “five or six” new dispensaries in the city, according to Vice Mayor Marc C. McGovern.