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Michelle Wu Election Night Event
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At First State of the City Address, Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 Promises City Planning Overhaul

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 promised to overhaul the city’s urban planning strategy and build more affordable housing during her first State of the City address on Wednesday evening.

Sayed Faisal Protest
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City Councilors Spar Over Body Cameras, Police Oversight at Special Meeting on Shooting of Sayed Faisal

Cambridge City Councilors sparred over whether the Cambridge Police Department should implement body cameras and what role the Council should play in regulating the department at a special meeting Wednesday on the police killing of Sayed Faisal.

Cambridge Public Library
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Cambridge Residents Call for Transparency at Inaugural Charter Review Forum

The Cambridge Charter Review Committee — tasked by the Cambridge City Council with recommending changes to the city’s charter — convened for its first public forum at the Cambridge Public Library Tuesday evening to discuss election procedures and civic engagement.

Arts Space
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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.

Protesters Storm Cambridge City Hall After Fatal Police Shooting
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Protesters Storm Cambridge City Hall After Fatal Police Shooting

Justice for Faisal Protesters in Front of Cambridge City Hall
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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.

Justice for Faisal Protest at City Hall
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Justice for Faisal Protest at City Hall

Fatema Ahmad, Executive Director of the Muslim Justice League, called for sustained protest commitment from attendees and bashed the elected officials who she said attempted to reassure her at a Monday protest in front of Cambridge City Hall.

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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.

MassDems Watch Party 1
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MassDems Watch Party 1

Massachusetts Democrats gathered for an election results watch party in Boston.

Cambridge City Council Meeting
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Cambridge May Soon Ban Right on Red

The Cambridge City Council may soon ban right on red.

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Healey Rakes in Cambridge Cash in Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race

Maura T. Healey ’92 has raised more money in the race for Massachusetts governor from the ZIP code encompassing Harvard Square than almost any other, raking in more than $89,000 from the area since the start of the year.

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Cambridge City Council Gathers Privately with City Manager for Rare Closed-Door Training

Members of the Cambridge City Council and the new Cambridge City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 attended a full-day training earlier this month to begin fostering a stronger working relationship.

PILOT Payment Graph
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For 11th Year in a Row, Harvard Falls Short of Boston’s PILOT Request

For the 11th consecutive year, Harvard did not pay the full amount requested by the City of Boston as part of a program in which nonprofits voluntarily give money to the city in lieu of taxes.

Cambridge City Hall
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Cambridge Set to Review City Government Structure for First Time in 80 Years

For the first time in 80 years, the City of Cambridge is launching a comprehensive review of its government structure.

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Constitutional Questions Arise as Cambridge Tries to Ban Crisis Pregnancy Centers

The Cambridge City Council resolved to ban the licensing of limited-services pregnancy centers, though legal and constitutional questions remain.

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