Cambridge Fire Department Under Renovation
City Politics

Cambridge City Council Examines Capital Spending as Cambridge Fire Department Renovations Top $77 Million

The Cambridge City Council asked City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 to provide an updated cost estimate for capital projects after the renovation of the Fire Station Headquarters reached a total cost of $77 million.

Cambridge City Hall Participatory Budgeting
City Politics

City Council Approves Nearly $1 Billion City Budget, but Cautions Against Further Growth

The Cambridge City Council unanimously passed a nearly $1 billion operating budget and $74 million capital budget for the 2025 fiscal year without major modifications during a meeting Monday evening.

Cambridge City Council Meeting 3/4/24
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Manager Unveils Nearly $1 Billion 2025 Operating City Budget Proposal

City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 presented the city’s nearly $1 billion operating budget for fiscal year 2025, along with $36 million in loan order requests and an approximately $74 million capital budget.

Allston Houses
City Politics

Boston City Councilor Breadon Slams Proposed Capital Project Budget for Allston-Brighton

Boston City Councilor Elizabeth A. Breadon slammed the city’s fiscal year 2025 capital budget allocations for Allston-Brighton in an interview Thursday.

Cambridge Police Department
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Police Department Commits to Adopting Body Cameras in FY25

Cambridge Police Commissioner Christine A. Elow committed to implementing body cameras across the department within the 2025 fiscal year during a Cambridge City Council Finance Committee hearing Tuesday.

Cambridge City Hall Participatory Budgeting
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Allocates $2 Million to 8 City Improvement Projects in Annual Participatory Budgeting

The City of Cambridge announced eight winners of its 10th annual Participatory Budgeting process on Thursday, reporting record-high voter turnout thanks to a new initiative that brought PB into schools.

GSAS Student Council Meeting
Student Groups

Graduate Student Council Budget ‘Completely Spent,’ Unable to Meet Student Needs

The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council budget for the 2023-2024 academic year is completely spent, per a budget report released last week.

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Lockers
Cambridge City Council

Rising School Budget Sparks Worries Among Cambridge City Councilors

Rising Cambridge Public Schools budgets sparked worries among some City Councilors and School Committee members during a joint roundtable discussion Monday.

Cambridge City Council Offices - City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Manager Unveils $882 Million Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Proposal

The Cambridge City Council discussed the fiscal year 2024 budget and a policy order requesting a zoning petition at a meeting Monday.

Cambridge Public Schools Administrative Center
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge School Committee Adopts Revised FY 2024 Budget Following Parent Input

The Cambridge Public School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt a revised fiscal year 2024 budget, while will add additional funding for education paraprofessionals, scaled-up learning time programs, and school improvement budgets at various campuses across the district.

Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay

FAS Dean Gay Says She Feels ‘Encouraged’ for the Future of Race-Conscious Admissions After SCOTUS Hearings

After Monday’s Supreme Court hearings for the pair of anti-affirmative action lawsuits, Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay said she “felt encouraged” that the case for race-conscious admissions “was laid out in a really compelling way” in an interview Wednesday.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge Forges Ahead with Participatory Budgeting Despite Pandemic

​​​​​​​Despite pandemic-related limitations, Cambridge will proceed with its annual round of participatory budgeting, City Manager Louis A. DePasquale said in a press release last week.

Athletics Complex

Athletics Halts Capital Projects, Considers Further Budget Cuts

In the face of a financial crisis, Harvard Athletics has deferred all capital projects and is considering other cost-cutting moves.

UC first meeting Smith Center
Undergraduate Council

UC Allocates Wintersession Funds, Retain Full Control Over Eligibility

The UC voted to allocate $15,000 to student programming during Wintersession — the period marking the last 10 days of winter break — at its meeting Sunday.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Will Sell Some Property to Alleviate Debt

“The hope is that the proceeds from the sale of that building will allow us to pay off a significant part of our debt," Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 said.