Let’s have a conversation about how to fix Cambridge’s housing crisis, rather than just acknowledging the crisis exists. We are at a crossroads. When I was growing up […]
How and why did Bernie Sanders choose to lend his support to candidates in the upcoming City Council race? In questioning Sanders’ decision, “Democratic activists” question the validity of his vision for meaningful grassroots change at the local level.
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.
Standardized testing within a system of accountability gives political power to those who need it the most: educationally vulnerable students.
Voters will soon have to rank candidates for School Committee and consider how well Mayor E. Denise Simmons did in leading the panel’s work – whether its incumbents deserve to be reelected, taking into account how much of the past two-year term was spent.
Adopting an ordinance that requires City Council review of surveillance technology empowers our elected representatives to make choices, rather than police under pressure. We take it on ourselves to hold those officials accountable come election time.
This week, Massachusetts families will get their children’s MCAS 2.0 score reports after its inaugural administration last spring. Just what is this test? And why are so many teachers opposed to it?