The 15-acre riverfront Magazine Beach park got an official boost this week with a City Council request for municipal government to become a partner in its rehabilitation and “make a substantial investment” in the next phase of improvements and ongoing maintenance.
The first public meeting on a Cambridge Street separated bike lane project drew some 150 residents, who greeted the design – shifting the bike lane between parked cars and the curb – and summer timeline with overwhelming support.
City surveillance policy debate and an MIT lab proposal raised questions Monday: How should Cambridge control digital surveillance technologies by city government? Should the City Council leave deployment of technologies to the city manager?
Seven men were arrested in a sting operation March 9 at a Cambridge hotel as part of a effort to fight sex trafficking – but none of the johns were from Cambridge.
A City Council policy order urging the city and state to use 100 percent renewable energy by 2035 passed without discussion Monday after a rally for it was held on the steps of City Hall.
An operating budget of $605 million and capital budget of another $124.8 million arrived before city councillors Monday, getting a short introduction before a series of May meetings where line items can be explored in depth before a mid-May final vote.
The Cambridge order points to the dragging of a passenger off a plane as a potential hate crime and refers also to an earlier incident, when three girls were barred from flying because they were wearing form-fitting leggings as pants.
Cambridge’s Housing Authority is working with other housing agencies around the country to develop printed materials and strategies they can all use to communicate with and protect immigrants living in subsidized housing.
With election season coming, the nonprofit Cambridge Residents Alliance has taken a step toward ending a recurring controversy over its donations. The city councillor on the other side of the debate isn’t impressed.
A peaceful crowd estimated at upward of 2,000 by organizers and police called for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns and change his policies during a rally on Cambridge Common on Saturday, which was Tax Day for much of the nation.