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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.
With the discovery of a photograph tweeted and forgotten half a year ago, resident activist Charles Teague hopes to restart an open meeting law complaint period that expired five months ago.
Officials were cheering Monday in reporting a free cash fund of $142 million and what residents reap from it, but one resident was pointing instead at the city’s “moral and civic responsibilities.”
Despite there being a new boss in the executive suite, city employees with stories to tell about racial or sexual discrimination were afraid to testify Tuesday at a Civic Unity Committee meeting, other workers said.
Elected officials keen on early childhood education weren’t taking slow for an answer Monday.
With at least 208 homeless kids in Cambridge Public Schools and even more considered “food insecure,” parents and educators are patching together efforts to raise awareness and have fewer going home hungry over weekends and holidays.
The six-year quest to get the city to enforce its own laws on intrusive lighting was made even longer Monday with a 5-4 vote from the City Council, but councillors did pass an order making progress on information it requested in November 2007.
The city manager’s view on the Foundry building was clear: “It is my strong recommendation that the City Council authorize [a] sale,” Robert W. Healy told the City Council last month, after a $40,000 study. But Healy is no longer city manager.
After 26 years in office, mayor and city councillor Henrietta Davis is not running for reelection, she said in a letter today to constituents.