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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council

City Council Discusses Community Benefits

The Cambridge City Council discussed a petition from Education First—a for-profit company that offers a range of programs centered around language learning and cultural exchange—that would expand its Cambridge offices.

Cambridge City Council

Council Repeals Sign Decision

In a meeting yesterday, the Cambridge City Council voted eight to one to rescind two paragraphs of an ordinance passed ...

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City Council Expresses Concern Over Group’s Funding

The City Council voiced disapproval yesterday over funding by a wealthy Cambridge resident for the group Save Our Skyline.

Cambridge City Council

Group Walks Weekly for Peace

In the middle of the week, in the middle of the day, in the middle of Harvard Yard, a small ...

Cambridge City Council

City Council Votes to Increase Parking Sticker Fee

The Cambridge City Council voted at a meeting yesterday to increase the residential parking sticker fee for 2011 from $8 to $20 per permit, and to further raise the fee by $5 in 2013.

Cambridge City Council

Petition Challenges Council on Signage

A petition has collected enough signatures to force the Cambridge City Council to reconsider a recent decision allowing an increase in the height limit of building signs in Cambridge.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Considers Smoking Ban

During their meeting on Monday, the Cambridge City Council decided to investigate a possible ban on smoking in open public spaces such as parks and beaches.

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Cambridge City Council

Gates Report Irks Council

The Cambridge City Council expressed concerns about the report on the 2009 arrest of Professor Henry Louis “Skip” Gates.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge OKs Tax Increase

The Cambridge City Council passed a proposal for a moderate residential property tax increase of 5.69 percent.

Cambridge City Council
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council

The Cambridge City Council holds a televised meeting yesterday to discuss the review of the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in the summer of 2009.

City Politics

Cambridge Citizens Petition for Sign Limitations

Save Our Skyline, a recently formed coalition of Cambridge citizens, started a petition last week to block parts of a City Council ordinance that the group says will result in the placement of large corporate signs on the city’s skyline.

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City Council Debates Proposal About Building Signs

The Cambridge City Council debated at yesterday’s meeting whether to pass a proposal that would allow certain companies to post signs on the exterior of their buildings with the permission of the city.

City Politics

City Council Discusses Housing, Tourism

Cambridge City Council met for the first time in the new fiscal year yesterday to discuss a wide range of issues that have been pressing the city’s residents, including funding for affordable housing in the city and increased summer tourism traffic.

City Politics

City Budget Stays Stable

Thanks in part to a “moderate” property tax increase, the City of Cambridge has avoided major budget cutbacks.

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City Council Calls For Immigration Reform

Citing the case of undocumented student Eric Balderas '13, the Cambridge City Council passed a resolution Monday calling upon the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to halt the removal of immigrant students.

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