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A Reckoning on Cambridge Police: City Grapples with Police Killing of Sayed Faisal

Sayed Faisal's death by police has thrown Cambridge into an uproar, leading to protests across the city, confrontations with city officials at public meetings, and the storming of City Hall. Some have charged that his death was an incident of police brutality, racism, and Islamophobia.


In Photos: Lunar New Year Parade in Boston's Chinatown

On Sunday, Jan. 29, thousands attended the Lunar New Year Parade through the streets of Chinatown to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. The annual parade is hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England, and this year’s festivities featured eight Boston-area lion dance troupes.


Demonstrators March to Cambridge Police Station to Demand Accountability for Killing of Sayed Faisal

Hundreds of activists, organizers, and Cambridge residents gathered Sunday for a rally at Somerville High School and a march to the Cambridge Police Department headquarters to protest the police killing of Sayed Faisal earlier this month.


City Councilors Spar Over Body Cameras, Police Oversight at Special Meeting on Shooting of Sayed Faisal

Cambridge City Councilors sparred over whether the Cambridge Police Department should implement body cameras and what role the Council should play in regulating the department at a special meeting Wednesday on the police killing of Sayed Faisal.


Cambridge Residents Call for Transparency at Inaugural Charter Review Forum

The Cambridge Charter Review Committee — tasked by the Cambridge City Council with recommending changes to the city’s charter — convened for its first public forum at the Cambridge Public Library Tuesday evening to discuss election procedures and civic engagement.


Protesters March Into City Hall to Demand Justice for Sayed Faisal

Protesters stormed Cambridge City Hall and marched into Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui’s office Monday evening to demand answers on the police killing of Sayed Faisal, calling on city and police officials to release the names of the officers involved in the shooting.


BPDA Discusses Zoning Guidelines for Soldiers Field Road Development

The Boston Planning and Development Agency discussed how its construction project on Soldiers Field Road will adhere to recently approved Western Avenue Corridor Study and Rezoning guidelines on Wednesday.


Cambridge Will Return to Using Its Own Tap Water After Levels of ‘Forever Chemicals’ Decline

Cambridge will return to sourcing tap water from the city’s own water supply, less than three months after it temporarily switched water sources due to rising levels of concerning chemical pollutants, the city announced Thursday.


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