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Planning Pearl Street for the future means immediate redesign for buses, bicyclists

Planning Pearl Street for the future means immediate redesign for buses, bicyclists

Pearl Street needs to be redesigned as a livable corridor that includes raised intersections, wider sidewalks, a one-way protected bike lane and safe, welcome bus stops with bumped-out curbs.

Statement from the Cambridge Black Pastors Alliance: ‘Black Lives Matter’

Statement from the Cambridge Black Pastors Alliance: ‘Black Lives Matter’

We are grateful Cambridge has largely been spared the deep fractures between police and the people they serve. And yet, Cambridge is no stranger to social dysfunction at the intersection of class, race and law enforcement practices.

East Cambridge group regrets courthouse process over development led to lawsuits

East Cambridge group regrets courthouse process over development led to lawsuits

The NAEC regrets the necessity of filing lawsuits, but strongly supports the need for determinations on the underlying issues by an independent court of law.

Courthouse plan foe, vexed by board, suggests city help fund citizens’ appeal

Courthouse plan foe, vexed by board, suggests city help fund citizens’ appeal

This is not merely a few folks kvetching about an unpopular decision. People are irate.

Vote no on Question 1 on Election Day, save funding to keep roads, bridges safe

Vote no on Question 1 on Election Day, save funding to keep roads, bridges safe

Those who want to keep our Massachusetts roads and bridges safe for moving people and goods will vote no on Question 1, leaving a tax provision in place.

Council needs to adopt tobacco changes to keep cheap, sweet products from kids

Council needs to adopt tobacco changes to keep cheap, sweet products from kids

Proposed ordinance changes in Cambridge would help prevent youth from accessing and becoming addicted to these harmful products.

East Cambridge group wants exploration of options in place of courthouse, not park

East Cambridge group wants exploration of options in place of courthouse, not park

It seems highly irresponsible for the city to not resolve legal matters around this proposal, or to work with the developer to explore a smaller project.

Tolman cares about progressive issues, including LGBT rights before court ruling

Tolman cares about progressive issues, including LGBT rights before court ruling

As a candidate for attorney general, Tolman wants to providing economic opportunities to working families and leads on issues such as smart-gun technology.

Tolman looks to be the strongest advocate for disability rights as attorney general

Tolman looks to be the strongest advocate for disability rights as attorney general

Hearing a suggestion to re-energize the Disability Rights Project of the Civil Rights Division, Tolman took it to heart.

Electing Finegold gives state a treasurer experienced in collaborating, diversity

Electing Finegold gives state a treasurer experienced in collaborating, diversity

Finegold has represented a range of cities and towns and been able to address successfully and responsively each area’s needs.

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