We desperately need candidates for City Council who understand the obvious: There’s a massive problem with the way people ride their bikes in this city. But it doesn’t look like we’re going to get them this election.
MacArthur is quick to point out that the opportunities he had in Cambridge Public Schools, whether they come in the form of a recommendation for an honors class or the time to engage in an extracurricular activity, are distributed unequally across the district.
I reconnected with Marc McGovern, a city councillor and candidate for reelection, at a meeting in my office for a young homeless teenage girl who needed immigration assistance. It is a rare and heartwarming sight to witness such commitment to a cause.
When I went to City Hall to register with the Red Cross after losing everything in the Berkshire Street fire last December, I was feeling scared and hopeless. Then I met vice mayor Marc McGovern.
I fully support the candidates endorsed by the A Better Cambridge group and believe they will implement the right strategies and work together to ensure that Cambridge remains an inclusive community.
Because some would rather sacrifice the affordable housing and other community benefits to advance a very narrow agenda, we’ve decided reluctantly to raise our concerns in a more public way about the jeopardy we see for the fate of the current Volpe proposal.
While I am thrilled MIT is committed to following the city’s the 2015 Net Zero Action Plan, it is an empty promise – construction will almost certainly start before the date the plan requires buildings to be net zero. But MIT can still set a real environmental example.
Vice mayor Marc McGovern, in a very competitive race for City Council, is a level-headed, socially conscious, caring individual who should continue to lead us through tumultuous times.
For some, September dinner plates are a medley of vibrant reds, dark greens and sunshine yellows, each bite offering a burst of brilliant flavors. But not everyone has easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables, or the dollars often needed to enjoy a local harvest.
We like to describe ourselves as progressive. But will we live up to that and work to expand social services for people who are vulnerable? Or will we decide it’s easier to have the police arrest people or move them along so that we don’t have to see them?