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Cambridge City Council

Harvard-Affiliated Consulting Group to Conduct ‘Equity Audit’ of Cambridge Schools’ Budgeting Process

The Cambridge City Council and Cambridge School Committee discussed plans for an “equity audit” by a Harvard-affiliated consulting group at a joint budget meeting Monday.

Justice for Faisal Protesters in Front of Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Protesters March Into City Hall to Demand Justice for Sayed Faisal

Protesters stormed Cambridge City Hall and marched into Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui’s office Monday evening to demand answers on the police killing of Sayed Faisal, calling on city and police officials to release the names of the officers involved in the shooting.

Protesters Storm Cambridge City Hall After Fatal Police Shooting
City Politics

Protesters Storm Cambridge City Hall After Fatal Police Shooting

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City Politics

Residents Discuss Turning Central Square Home Into Cultural Center at City Council Meeting

The Cambridge City Council discussed a proposal to create a new arts center in Central Square in a Monday meeting that was later disrupted by protesters and moved online.

Justice for Faisal Protest at City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Residents Demand Answers at Council Meeting on Police Killing of Sayed Faisal

The Cambridge Police Department attempted to quell resident outrage and address questions from activists and City Councilors at a special Cambridge City Council meeting Wednesday on the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Sayed Faisal.

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Crime

After Fatal Shooting of Sayed Faisal, Cambridge Residents Seek Answers at City Council Meeting

Cambridge residents expressed outrage at the fatal shooting of a college student by Cambridge police at Monday’s city council meeting, an hour after a large protest outside the City Hall.

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Cambridge City Council

Three Months In, Cambridge City Manager Huang Reaffirms Commitment to Transparency

Cambridge’s new City Manager, Yi-An Huang ’05, began his term in September pledging to improve the working relationship between his office and the Cambridge City Council. Three months in, he knows the city has a ways to go.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Officials Discuss Homelessness, Rise in Crime and Substance Abuse in Central Square

Cambridge officials on Tuesday discussed the city’s efforts to address homelessness in Central Square, where overdoses and some types of crime have risen over the last four years.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Councilors Propose Amendment to Loosen Height Limits on Affordable Housing

Just two years after the Cambridge City Council ordained the 100 Percent Affordable Housing Overlay, an ambitious zoning reform to incentivize affordable housing, a group of city councilors have introduced an amendment seeking to think bigger — literally.

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City Politics

Cambridge City Council Calls for Higher Salaries for Harvard Clerical, Technical Workers

The Cambridge City Council unanimously adopted a resolution last week urging Harvard to raise the salaries of its clerical and technical workers to keep up with the pace of inflation and rising costs of living.

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Cambridge City Council

Amid Resident Concerns, Cambridge City Council Calls For Traffic Solutions to One-Way Garden Street Segment

After residents raised traffic and safety concerns about a segment of Garden Street that recently became one-way due to bike lane construction, the Cambridge City Council tasked city staff to look into solutions.

Cambridge City Council Meeting
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Meeting

The Cambridge City Council met in the Sullivan Chamber on Monday evening for their weekly meeting.

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City Politics

Cambridge May Soon Ban Right on Red

The Cambridge City Council may soon ban right on red.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Becomes First Massachusetts City to Fully Abolish Parking Minimums

The Cambridge City Council on Monday eliminated all minimum parking space requirements from the city’s zoning code, citing declining car ownership and the need for more open space and housing construction.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Activists Protest Police Brutality at City Hall Demonstration

A coalition of Cambridge-area activists rallied against police violence and mass incarceration during a protest in front of Cambridge City Hall on Saturday.

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