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Jay Gonzalez
City Politics

Jay Gonzalez

Gubernatorial Candidate Jay Gonzalez held a press conference at the Harvard T Stop to propose an endowment tax that would cost Harvard half a billion a year.

National Recovery Week
City Politics

Cambridge Recognizes National Recovery Month with Trainings, Events

National Recovery Month is sponsored by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and strives to educate people about substance abuse and recovery.

Quincy Polling Center
City Politics

Kennedy School Ramps Up Voter Registration Efforts

HKS has introduced a University-wide voting challenge to encourage Harvard affiliates to register to vote before the Nov. 6 elections.

United States Capitol
City Politics

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Incumbent Congressman Michael Capuano

Running unopposed in November, Pressley, 44, will become the first African-American to represent the state in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge Highlights Affordable Housing in Annual Report

The City of Cambridge highlighted affordable housing measures, infrastructure developments, and transportation policies in annual report.

Quentin Palfrey
City Politics

Political Newcomers, Harvard Affiliates See Victories in Massachusetts Primaries

In a primary upset in Massachusetts’s 7th Congressional District, Ayanna S. Pressley defeated incumbent Democratic Rep. Michael E. Capuano.

United States Capitol
City Politics

Capuano, Pressley Face Off in Nationally Watched Primary

For the first time in roughly two decades, voters in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville will vote in a highly contested Democratic primary.

Cambridge Polling Places
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Cambridge Polling Places

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Cambridge Polling Places
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Your Massachusetts Primary Election Primer

Residents head to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in the state primaries, deciding races that vary from uncompetitive to hotly contested. Here's a primer on the candidates — and where you can vote.

Cambridge Housing Statistics Infographic
City Politics

Cambridge Housing Statistics Infographic

First Parish Church
City Politics

Homeless Court’s Move To Harvard Square Brings Improved Accessibility

The Cambridge District Homeless Court has begun holding sessions at its new location in the First Parish Church, at the corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Church Street.

Discussion with Chiefs
Crime

Discussion with Chiefs

William "Bill" Scott, San Francisco's Chief of Police, speaks during a panel at the Kennedy School with the Police Chiefs of Minneapolis and Detroit Thursday afternoon.

Empty Chamber
City Politics

Cambridge City Council Prepares For Climate Change

The Cambridge City Council discussed proposed measures to mitigate the effects of climate change at a working meeting on Monday.

Harvard Square Theater
City Politics

City Council Demands Schedule for Harvard Square Theater Development

Vice Mayor Jan Devereux and Cambridge City Councillor Dennis J. Carlone sponsored the legislation. The order is largely symbolic and has no power to force Chan’s hand.

Immigration protest
City Politics

Mayor McGovern Establishes Immigration Defense Fund

Mayor Marc C. McGovern and the Cambridge Community Foundation announced the creation of the Cambridge Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants Monday afternoon.

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