The Cambridge City Council discussed non-police emergency response procedures and passed a policy order that aims to improve Central Square’s quality of life at a Monday evening meeting.
Exclusionary zoning, affordable housing, and tenant protections took center stage at this week’s second Cambridge City Council candidate forum Tuesday night at the Foundry in Kendall Square.
Sixteen candidates for the Cambridge City Council convened over Zoom Sunday evening to discuss environmental building regulations and the implementation of a new renewable energy system among a swath of pressing urban issues.
‘This Is What Diversity Looks Like’: Harvard Students Rally in Support of Affirmative Action After Supreme Court Ruling
Harvard students and onlookers rallied in support of affirmative action Saturday afternoon following the Supreme Court’s decision severely restricting the consideration of race in higher education admissions.
‘Not a Normal Court’: Biden, Mass. Leaders Condemn Supreme Court After Anti-Affirmative Action Decision
The Biden administration, Massachusetts state officials, and local Cambridge leaders have condemned the Supreme Court’s decision to effectively ban affirmative action in higher education admissions.
Alanna M. Mallon, who has served as Cambridge’s vice mayor since 2020, will not seek reelection to the Cambridge City Council this fall. She did not cite a specific reason for her decision.
Local Residents, Harvard Affiliates Rally to Close Memorial Drive to Vehicle Traffic Saturdays and Sundays
Cambridge residents and Harvard affiliates gathered at the John W. Weeks Bridge Saturday to rally against the decision to close Memorial Drive to traffic only on Sundays.
The Boston City Council held a hearing to review its payment in lieu of taxes program Friday, hearing testimony from residents and advocates on drawbacks and potential updates to the program that Boston has run since 2011.
The City of Cambridge is exploring the feasibility of implementing municipal broadband for residents, according to a report released last month.
The Cambridge City Council debated a policy order to expand Memorial Drive traffic closures and discussed an upcoming Cambridge mental health resources report at a meeting Monday.
Weekend closures of Memorial Drive will return April 30, but only on Sundays, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation announced Monday — despite resident calls to maintain the full weekend closures of the past three years.
The Cambridge City Council passed an amended policy order to implement city recommendations to improve traffic safety on Garden Street in West Cambridge during a virtual meeting Monday.
Cambridge City Council Contemplates Police Body Cameras, Passes Alternative Emergency Response Measure
The Cambridge City Council discussed the implementation of police body cameras and the third-party review of the Cambridge Police Department’s policies and practices at a council meeting Monday.
Cambridge city councilors and local residents considered a proposed alternative to police responding to mental health-related 911 calls and discussed whether officers should patrol the Cambridge Housing Authority’s L.B. Johnson Apartments at their weekly meeting Monday.
Cambridge city councilors approved new amendments to local flood resilience standards and continued debate on the weekend traffic closings on Memorial Drive at a City Council meeting Monday.
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Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree Jr., ‘Renaissance Lawyer’ and Staunch Civil Rights Defender, Dies at 70
Harvard Overhauls College Application in Wake of Affirmative Action Decision