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After nearly fours hours of public comment and debate, two policy orders about development were deemed not so far apart after all and tabled to be combined.
The White House has gender pay disparity? Next they’ll be saying that about about liberal Cambridge. Actually, maybe they will.
City schools are full to bursting and yet looking for ways to get bigger, officials said at a meeting looking also at the persistent academic achievement gap.
Mayor David Maher has added a streamlining of council committees to the list of potential changes for this two-year term, but late orders and rule suspensions got wrapped up in the debate.
Residents of the 2 Mount Auburn senior apartments have been taking extreme measures to survive the bitter cold permeating their building, and officials are calling on the city to help.
David Maher was elected mayor at the inaugural meeting of the City Council in an odd series of three ballots, and first-time councillor Dennis Benzan became vice mayor, giving the process an “F.”
When the City Council starts its two-year term Monday, there will be only one woman where there were four. But the council is gaining a different kind of diversity: its first Muslim and Latino members.
Two longtime elected officials are wrapping up their decades-long runs in office with different approaches to how the city responds to citizen-inspired legislation.
She filed with 150 signatures, although only 50 were needed under the rules of the city’s Election Commission. A recount must begin within 10 days.
As the city’s rat problem persists and spreads, officials wonder what became of a year-old request to hire outside exterminators to supplement city staff and are sounding an increasingly urgent tone on finding additional solutions.