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The city Election Commission reminds residents what they need to know to vote in the Dec. 10 election between Democrat Katherine Clark and Republican Frank Addivinola for U.S. representative in Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District.
Veterans Day Observances will take place at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Veterans’ World War I Monument next to the main gate of Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Ave.
People who live or work in Cambridge are sought to fill several vacancies on the Cambridge GLBT Commission.
People hoping to be members of the city’s “Getting to Net Zero” task force are asked to apply by Nov. 12 to help the city make all appointments by the end of the year.
The city’s municipal election will be held Nov. 5. Polls will be open Election Day from 7 to 8 p.m., but there are other options if needed.
The all-volunteer Recycling Committee provides advice, assistance and recommendations to the Department of Public Works on recycling, composting, reuse, extended producer responsibility and waste prevention – and does much else as well.
A Cambridge resident is needed to fill a vacancy on the Fresh Pond Advisory Board, which advises the city manager and city boards and commissions on land-use and land-management policy at the Fresh Pond Reservation water supply and open space.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission are asked to send letters of interest, a résumé and list of applicable experience by mail, fax or e-mail by Oct. 18, said the commission’s head, Nancy Schlacter.
The Central Square Branch Library at 45 Pearl St. will close Oct. 1 for about three months during the installation of an elevator. The work cannot be done safely while the building is open, officials said.
Cambridge drinking water will be supplemented with Massachusetts Water Resources Authority water from mid-September through January, city officials said Tuesday.