Uber has steamrolled local municipalities all around the country, but Seattle has recently decided its drivers aren’t a standard feature that comes with a car, like air conditioning or cup holders. Massachusetts can too.
While it is clearly frustrating when some in our community continue to judge the Cambridge Police Department for the actions of police officers in other jurisdictions, we understand this reality.
Cambridge police made a bad decision to bring a heavy-duty armored vehicle to a peaceful Black Lives Matter rally Sunday.
In the wake of the horrible violence that has occurred in our country over the past several days, many have emailed city officials asking what the Cambridge Police Department is doing to ensure similar events don’t occur here. There are several things.
The shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are horrifying to the black community – horrifying, but unfortunately not surprising. There are a couple of critical things that need to happen to end this ongoing violence.
The city is thinking about how to make Inman Square better and safer for all modes of transportation, as well as turning it into a community gathering point. Normally this would take years to see to fruition.
In response to the city’s decision to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day and asking: How about the Italian-American experience in American history?
The License Commission’s investigation of whether the United American Vets’ Eugene F. Lynch Post No. 30 allowed overcrowding at a March 26 party inspired the post to act – by banning teen parties forever. But the teens did nothing wrong.
May was Bike Month, the month we celebrate all who crank through the urban landscape reducing traffic, helping save the environment and promoting a healthy lifestyle. But besides some flag waving, what do Bike Months really accomplish?
With surprise proposals on alcohol rules by the License Commission and the undermining of First Amendment rights by the City Council, city government continues to show how far it has to go before citizens feel truly heard and and respected in Cambridge.