The Cambridge City Council is seeking a rodent control liaison to spearhead a response to the rising rodent population in the city.
Ahead of their inauguration in January 2022, recently-elected Cambridge City Council members said in interviews that their priorities include addressing climate change and tackling inequity in the city.
The Cambridge City Council debated the latest proposed changes to campaign finance in city politics on Monday night.
Following the conclusion of a contentious campaign for Cambridge City Council, candidates and residents said they are optimistic about the future of the city’s leadership.
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.
In their bids to claim a seat on the Cambridge City Council, 11 non-incumbent candidates have proposed plans to resolve the ongoing housing crisis, amend the city charter, and reduce the city manager’s power.
As 19 candidates vie for Cambridge City Council this fall, the eight incumbents running for reelection are banking on their experience and accomplishments in City Hall to rally support for another term.
At a virtual forum Tuesday night, 13 City Council candidates spoke on the importance of arts and culture in Cambridge and their plans to support and respond to the needs of the arts sector.
The Cambridge City Council unanimously passed three policy orders to reevaluate the City’s mask mandate, expand BGLTQ-friendly housing in Cambridge, and to recognize the efforts of the worker’s union for small business coffee chain Darwin’s at a Monday meeting.
For more than a decade, the tradition of “Housing Day videos” expanded the festivities from Harvard Yard to YouTube, where several videos have received tens of thousands of views. This year, the videos also gave many freshmen a first glimpse at their Houses.