Katelyn X. Li
Cambridge residents will cast ballots this week as part of the city’s participatory budgeting process, selecting their top five choices among 20 resident-submitted proposals.
The Cambridge City Council debated measures to improve pedestrian safety in Harvard Square after testimony from the widower of a woman killed in a September crash.
The Cambridge City Council passed a resolution Monday evening in support of Harvard and Yale students arrested during a divestment protest at this weekend’s 136th edition of The Game.
The renovated Smith Playground in Allston — boasting the City of Boston’s first pumptrack, a new multipurpose sports field, a street hockey rink, and an amphitheater — officially reopened to the public earlier this month.
Preliminary vote counts show seven incumbents and two challengers were victorious in the race for Cambridge’s nine City Council seats, the Cambridge Election Commission announced late Tuesday night.
Ahead of the election, The Crimson surveyed this year’s slate on their personal backgrounds and policy positions.
The 27th annual Cambridge Carnival will not occur this year due to heightened safety concerns. The decision shortly followed a series of shootings — one of which was fatal — that occurred within 10 hours of each other near Boston’s Caribbean Carnival Parade.
Participants in Monday’s Cambridge City Council meeting disagreed over a controversial petition that would amend existing zoning plans on New Street to add affordable housing units.
Though the Cambridge City Council’s proposed affordable housing overlay has taken center-stage on its agenda, some candidates are not impressed.
A variety of hotly contested issues are at stake this election cycle, and candidates have sought to differentiate themselves in a crowded field with a nonpartisan municipal ballot.