City Politics

Decimated by Corporate Cutdowns, Cambridge Chronicle Loses Veteran Editor

Following the departure last month of the Cambridge Chronicle’s editor and only full-time journalist, Amy Saltzman, former employees and residents have expressed doubts about the future of the U.S.’s oldest surviving weekly newspaper.

Harvard Alum Michelle Wu ’07 Elected Boston’s 56th Mayor

Boston City Councilor and Harvard alum Michelle Wu ’07 will become Boston’s 56th mayor, the first woman and person of color elected in the city’s history, following a decisive victory over City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George Tuesday.

Seven Incumbents, Two Challengers Secure Seats in 2021 Cambridge City Council Election

At 1:06 a.m. Wednesday morning — more than five hours after the polls closed in Cambridge — the city’s election commission announced the results of the city council election: seven incumbents would keep their seats and two challengers would join them.

Michelle Wu Election Night Event

Michelle Wu ’07 — who became the first woman and person of color elected mayor in Boston history — takes the stage at her election night event in Boston Tuesday evening.

City Council Election Voter’s Guide

Cambridge residents will head to the polls Nov. 2 to elect nine city councilors through a ranked choice voting system. Nineteen candidates, including eight incumbents and 11 challengers, are vying for one of the nine at-large seats. The Crimson broke down their views on affordable housing, transportation, climate change, and more.

Gregg Moree Makes Education His Top Priority in Seventh Council Bid

A local carpenter and lifelong Cantabridgian, Gregg J. Moree is hoping to stand out among the 18 other candidates to clench one of the nine open seats in the Nov. 2 Cambridge City Council election.

First-time Candidate Frantz Pierre Running on Education, Housing Equity

First-time Cambridge City Council candidate Frantz Pierre, who is seeking to become the city’s first male Haitian American councilor, is running on a platform of improving access to education and housing.

From Bartender to City Council Candidate, Joe McGuirk Hopes to Bring Fresh Voice

After working as a bartender in Cambridge for more than 30 years, first-time candidate Joe McGuirk is hoping to bring some economic diversity to the Cambridge City Council.

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