Crimson staff writer
Maria G. Gonzalez
Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale discussed developments regarding the City’s emergency COVID-19 shelter and discouraged city councilors from closing several streets to vehicular traffic during Monday’s city council meeting.
The Cambridge City Council passed several measures Monday evening intended to give financial support to small businesses in Cambridge, identify potential emergency shelters, and halt in-person real estate showings during the coronavirus outbreak.
At the start of their terms, Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui and Vice Mayor Alanna M. Mallon reflected on their decision to run for the city’s top offices and their plans for the City Council moving forward.
Cambridge will now accept and process bids for recreational cannabis businesses after a judge ruled the city must do so, according to a Feb. 20 announcement.
The Cambridge City Council recently approved a measure that advises police not to arrest unlicensed drivers in Cambridge in an effort to protect undocumented immigrants.
The overlay — which was a key issue in the last election cycle — is a zoning proposal that would allow affordable housing developers to compete with market rates by streamlining permitting processes for housing units that are considered 100 percent affordable.
The City of Cambridge reduced its trash by 30 percent — or 7.2 pounds per week per household — from 2008 to 2019, according to a statement released by the Department of Public Works Friday.
City Council Calls on Parliament of India to Repeal Citizenship Amendment Act, Stop National Register of Citizens
The Cambridge City Council passed a resolution Monday calling on the Parliament of India to repeal the Citizenship Amendment Act and end the National Register of Citizens.
Cambridge City Council approved an order Monday night that could potentially lower the voting age for Cambridge’s municipal elections
A Middlesex Superior Court judge lifted Cambridge’s two-year moratorium on certain cannabis sales permits in a ruling Friday.