Cambridge Officials and Council Candidates Denounce Hamas Attacks, Express Hope for Peace in Statements
Cambridge public officials and candidates for city office weighed in on the ongoing war in Israel and Gaza following demonstrations at City Hall and doxxing attacks against Harvard students.
Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui Accused of Workplace Toxicity and Retaliation Ahead of Council Elections
Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui is facing allegations that she fostered a “toxic” workplace environment for her staff, as reported in a six-month Boston Globe investigation released on Monday — just weeks ahead of Cambridge’s City Council elections.
The Cambridge Charter Review Committee is considering new citizen assemblies — but not the prospect of a directly elected mayor — as its end-of-year deadline for recommendations draws near.
Longtime Civic Blogger Robert Winters Is Running for Cambridge Council. Now, He’s Facing Political Scrutiny of His Own.
Civic blogger Robert Winters is running for Cambridge City Council, but his campaign has met backlash from residents who condemn his past social media posts as racist and transphobic.
Carrie Pasquarello Stakes Cambridge City Council Run on Public Safety, but Faces Scrutiny For Transphobic Tweets
Cambridge City Council Candidate Carrie E. Pasquarello is running on a platform of government accountability and public safety — though her campaign has come under increased scrutiny after transphobic and Islamophobic tweets she liked came to light.
Despite Outcry, Cambridge City Council Again Rejects Significant Changes to Affordable Housing Amendments
Cambridge’s Monday City Council meeting proceeded in a familiar fashion: with a public comment portion marked by outcry over a controversial proposed expansion to the Affordable Housing Overlay and a failed effort to curtail the AHO amendments.
Adrienne Klein Draws on City Hall Experience in Cambridge Council Bid, Promises ‘Consensus-Building’ Approach
Mayoral aide Adrienne Klein is running for Cambridge City Council on a platform prioritizing affordable housing, childcare support, and increased government transparency.
Fourteen candidates for Cambridge City Council gathered at Emerson Hall in Harvard Yard for a forum organized by Harvard’s graduate student union on Tuesday night.
For the first time in living memory, Cambridge residents will see a candidate’s name twice on their ballots in November. That name is Frantz Pierre: a social worker and lifelong Cantabrigian who is running simultaneously for Cambridge City Council and School Committee.
Dan Totten is now vying for the seat of his former boss, Councilor Quinton Y. Zondervan, as one of 24 candidates in the race for City Council.
Federico Muchnik is running for Cambridge City Council on a platform that advocates for affordable housing with reservations to preserve the “character of the city.” His campaign was sparked by a seven-story housing development in his own neighborhood.
Siddiqui, in Third Bid for Cambridge Council Reelection, Pledges ‘Community Resiliency’ and Affordable Housing
Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui is prioritizing “community resiliency,” affordable housing, and education in her fourth run for a seat on Cambridge’s City Council.
Former mayor and incumbent candidate Marc C. McGovern is running for reelection to the Cambridge City Council on his “positive track record” and desire to improve affordable housing in the city.
Affordable housing advocacy group A Better Cambridge endorsed nine candidates for this year’s Cambridge City Council elections, the group announced last Friday.
Cambridge Bartender Joe McGuirk Ready for Second Round, Focusing on Affordable Housing in Council Race
For the last 30 years, Joe McGuirk has tended bar in Cambridge. Now, he wants to tend to the city’s affordability crisis. After announcing his campaign for Cambridge City Council in June, McGuirk has laid out a platform prioritizing affordable housing as the city’s housing prices continue to rise.