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Progressive Democrats urge primary, general election votes for Rep. Decker

Progressive Democrats urge primary, general election votes for Rep. Decker

Decker is an unabashed progressive who works tirelessly for Cambridge families, children and seniors. She deserves another term representing the 25th Middlesex District.

Tolman’s bold and innovative ideas make him best candidate for attorney general

Tolman’s bold and innovative ideas make him best candidate for attorney general

Massachusetts deserves an attorney general that is not afraid to stand up to powerful outside interests to protect the lives of the people of the Commonwealth.

Get illuminated on new LED streetlights: Decisions we make now will last decades

Get illuminated on new LED streetlights: Decisions we make now will last decades

Almost 5,000 streetlights in Cambridge will be replaced with LED versions by the end of this month, but there’s some bad news coming with them.

Five reasons to worry city’s development master plan process is already in trouble

Five reasons to worry city’s development master plan process is already in trouble

While it’s too early to panic, it’s hardly good news that the expert consultant building the foundation for a citywide development plan doesn’t know why she’s doing it.

Let Clover stay open 24 hours in Central, but let it be only city’s first all-day eatery

Let Clover stay open 24 hours in Central, but let it be only city’s first all-day eatery

Yes, yes, a thousand times yes to a 24-hour Clover – and hopefully to the all-day businesses that may follow in certain pockets of the city.

Economic value from Silver Maple Forest outweighs condos, Lesley professors say

Economic value from Silver Maple Forest outweighs condos, Lesley professors say

Though the multimillion-dollar price tag for this property is high, the forest pays for itself over the long term in many ways.

Enough testing and tech! We don’t need the PARCC, we need our schools back

Enough testing and tech! We don’t need the PARCC, we need our schools back

This city, known for being progressive, innovative, smart and diverse, can do better than turn my child’s education into a series of exercises preparing her for standardized tests.

State takes step to hike voter participation, but same-day registration still not the law

State takes step to hike voter participation, but same-day registration still not the law

Early voting in state elections and preregistration at age 16 are two ways state legislators are working on raising voter participation.

Harvard treads tragically compromised ground in response to Spivakov protest

Harvard treads tragically compromised ground in response to Spivakov protest

Russian violinist and conductor Vladimir Spivakov takes to the stage in New York’s Lincoln Center amid protests, as he did in Harvard.

What I have learned from Superman, Sandra Bullock and Friends education

What I have learned from Superman, Sandra Bullock and Friends education

We cannot simply tell children to be calm and focused; we need to teach them how to do so.

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