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City of Cambridge Searches for Rat Liaison to Combat Rodent Scourge

The Cambridge City Council is seeking a rodent control liaison to spearhead a response to the rising rodent population in the city.

Derrick Neal
Cambridge City Council

City of Cambridge Names Derrick Neal as Chief Public Health Officer

As chief public health officer, Neal, a Texas health administrator with more than 30 years of experience in public health, will oversee the Cambridge City Public Health Department.

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Cambridge City Council

Recently-Elected Cambridge City Councilors Discuss Priorities

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.

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City Politics

City Council Debates Contentious Measure to Limit Campaign Donations by Developers

The Cambridge City Council debated the latest proposed changes to campaign finance in city politics on Monday night.

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City Politics

Future Looks ‘Bright’ for Cambridge Post-Election, Residents and Councilors Say

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.

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City Politics

Seven Incumbents, Two Challengers Secure Seats in 2021 Cambridge City Council Election

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.

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City Council Election Voter’s Guide 2021

Cambridge residents will head to the polls Nov. 2 to elect nine city councilors through a ranked choice voting system. Nineteen candidates, including eight incumbents and 11 challengers, are vying for one of the nine at-large seats. The Crimson broke down their views on affordable housing, transportation, climate change, and more.

E. Denise Simmons
City Politics

After 10 Terms on the City Council, Denise Simmons Still Has Work To Do

E. Denise Simmons — who made history as the first Black lesbian mayor in the United States when she was elected Cambridge mayor in 2008 — is seeking her 11th term on the City Council this November.

Burhan Azeem
City Politics

Burhan Azeem Seeks to Bring Fresh Voice to City Hall

Students may have noticed a flyer under their dorm room doors last month for Burhan Azeem, who, at 24, is the youngest candidate running in the Cambridge City Council election.

Robert Eckstut
City Politics

Robert Eckstut Brings Poker Player’s Mentality to Debut Run for Council

Robert Eckstut wants to take a progressive ethic and a poker player’s mentality to Cambridge City Council.

Quinton Y. Zondervan
City Politics

Incumbent Quinton Zondervan Looks to Continue Diversity, Climate Work in Third Term

After two terms on the City Council and a decade in activism, Quinton Y. Zondervan is seeking reelection to continue pursuing his diversity, equity, and green initiative goals in Cambridge.

Gregg Moree
City Politics

Gregg Moree Makes Education His Top Priority in Seventh Council Bid

A local carpenter and lifelong Cantabridgian, Gregg J. Moree is hoping to stand out among the 18 other candidates to clench one of the nine open seats in the Nov. 2 Cambridge City Council election.

Nicola Williams
City Politics

Nicola Williams Tackles Housing Disparities, Climate Change in Second Council Bid

Growing up in a politically active environment, Nicola A. Williams is dedicating her second campaign for City Council to addressing the concerns of Cambridge residents.

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City Politics

First-time Candidate Frantz Pierre Running on Education, Housing Equity

First-time Cambridge City Council candidate Frantz Pierre, who is seeking to become the city’s first male Haitian American councilor, is running on a platform of improving access to education and housing.

Ilan Levy
City Politics

Ilan Levy Focuses on Engagement, Interdependence in Fourth Council Run

After unsuccessful campaigns in 2015, 2017, and 2019, Ilan Levy, a software engineer, is focusing on bringing together Cantabrigians in his fourth run for City Council this year.

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